Accrington Cricket Club

Rawtenstall v Accrington
Sunday June 3rd 2001

Transco Lancashire League
Sunday June 3rd Score Score
Rawtenstall 131 Accrington 152
Matthew Mott 27 Joe Scuderi 5
Peter Seal 27 Steve Birtwistle 48 not out
Richard Wood 21 Adam Greenwood 27
Joe Scuderi 2-46 Matthew Mott 3-19
Tariq Hussain 5-52 Andrew Payne 4-36
Len Dewhurst 1-20 Keith Roscoe 2-32
Accrington (12pts) beat Rawtenstall (3pts) by 21 runs

Steve Birtwistle hit a career best unbeaten 48 in Accrington's total of 152 at Bacup Road as his side beat Rawtenstall by 21 runs. Accrington started well with Mas Ahmed taking three boundaries off Peter Seal's first over but slumped to 47/5. Adam Greenwood (27) and Mus Ahmed (25) lead the recovery after substitute professional Joe Scuderi, standing in for the chicken pox stricken Tama Canning, had been dismissed for 5. Andrew Payne took 4-36 and Matthew Mott 3-19 for the home side. Tariq Hussain took 5-52 for the visitors with Mott struggling for once with 27 in 80 balls and Peter Seal also making 27 for Rawtenstall.