Accrington Cricket Club

East Lancs v Accrington
Saturday August 23rd 2003

Lancashire League
Saturday August 23rd Score Score
East Lancs 234-9 Accrington 43
Johann Louw 103 Andre Seymore 0
Paul Turner 44 Mohsin Ahmed 13
Phil Mercer 27 Graeme Sneddon 9
Andre Seymore 2-46 Johann Louw 4-11
Zahir Afzal 3-37 Nasir Iqbal 6-30
Graeme Sneddon 2-50
East Lancs (12pts) beat Accrington (0pts) by 191 runs

East Lancs stay on top of the table after thrashing Accrington by 191 runs at Alexandra Meadows. Home professional Johann Louw became only the third East Lancs professional to pass 1,000 runs for the season with an innings of 103 which included five fours and six sixes. Louw put on 86 for the 3rd wicket with Paul Turner (44) after the leaders had been in trouble at 9-2. Phil Mercer hit 27 as East Lancs closed on 234-9. Zahir Afzal took 3-37 for the visitors who were then shot out for just 43 with Nas Iqbal taking 6-30 and Louw 4-11 in 17.3 overs of carnage. Only Mohsin Ahmed, who hit 13 to pass 500 runs for the second successive season, made double figures of the batsmen with 13 extras also making a major contribution.