Accrington Cricket Club

Burnley v Accrington
Sunday September 7th 2003

Lancashire League
Sunday September 7th Score Score
Burnley 166 Accrington 235-7
Pierre Joubert 70 Andre Seymore 82
Michael Kelly 23 Zahir Afzal 68
Gareth Halley 22 James Hayhurst 38
Andre Seymore 1-43 Pierre Joubert 2-20
James Hayhurst 3-43 David Connolly 4-107
Zahir Afzal 2-31 Graham Lalor 0-15
Accrington (12pts) beat Burnley (0pts) by 69 runs

Accrington secured their second victory of the weekend after hitting 235-7 at Burnley. Professional Andre Seymore hit 82 and Zahir Afzal a career best 68 in a 2nd wicket stand of 145. Seymore hit 13 boundaries in his innings which took his total runs for the season to 1235, second only to Bobby Simpson's record of 1444 set back in 1959. Afzal hit nine fours in his maiden league fifty. James Hayhurst hit 38 and then took 3-43 as Burnley were bowled out for 166. Pierre Joubert hit 70 to extend his new Burnley batting record to 1245 runs but wickets fell around him with only Michael Kelly (23), Gareth Halley (22) and Steven Brunt (20) offering much support. Steve Juliff took 2-41 and Afzal 2-31.