Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington v Lowerhouse
Saturday June 7th 2003

Lancashire League
Saturday June 7th Score Score
Accrington 141 Lowerhouse 236-5
Andre Seymore 36 Ryan Harris 40
Matt Wilson 47 Chris Bleazard 106 not out
Mohsin Ahmed 25 Charlie Cottam 27
Ryan Harris 0-31 Andre Seymore 0-32
Jonny Russell 3-40 Damian Clarke 3-47
Jez Hope 2-5 Sajjad Sadiq 2-47
Lowerhouse (12pts) beat Accrington (0pts) by 95 runs
Matt Wilson
Matt Wilson in majestic form

Next on the record breaking list came Lowerhouse's Chris Bleazard, who scored his 10,000th Lancashire League run for Lowerhouse in his innings of 106 not out at Accrington. The 36 year-old became the 14th batsman in the league's history and the first from Lowerhouse to achieve this milestone. Bleazard hit eight fours and three sixes in his innings as his side won by 95 runs. Damian Clarke (3-47) and Sajjad Sadiq (2-47), making his debut, were Accrington's best bowlers as the visitors piled up 236-5 against Accrington's inexperienced attack. Without leading paceman Jimmy Hayhurst, who was injured at work during the week, the home sides problems increased when Zahir Afzal damaged his hamstring taking a catch and then Adam Barnes got hit on the head whilst running a leg bye during Accrington's reply. Andre Seymore hit seven fours in his 36, Mohsin Ahmed 25 and Matt Wilson 47 in the best knock of Accrington's reply of 141. Jonny Russell took 3-40, Jez Hope 2-5 and Kamran Farooq 2-53 for Lowerhouse.