Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington v Rishton
Saturday September 6th 2003

Lancashire League
Saturday September 6th Score Score
Accrington 140-5 Rishton 125-9
Andre Seymore 57 Rob Nicol 18
Matt Wilson 32 Sam Hacking 28
Richard Burrows 25 Jonathan Dobson 20
Rob Nicol 4-66 Andre Seymore 4-40
Scott Greaves 1-49 Damian Clarke 3-44
Richard Rostron 0-15 James Hayhurst 2-25
Accrington (10pts) beat Rishton (4pts) by 15 runs

Accrington inflicted a record equalling 24th defeat of the season on Rishton. Accrington professional Andre Seymore turned in a match winning performance on his farewell performance at Thorneyholme Road, hitting a half century and then taking 4-40 as Rishton were restricted to 125-9 in reply to Accrington's 140-5 in a reduced 31 overs a side game. Seymore hit eight boundaries in his 57 and he put on 52 with Richard Burrows who again batted well for 25. Matt Wilson shook off the Michael Vaughan syndrome as he hit 32 in a 3rd wicket stand of 46 with Seymore. Professional Rob Nicol was Rishton's best bowler with 4-66. Sam Hacking hit 28 and Jonathan Dobson 20 but it was Accrington who took the honours with Damian Clarke picking up 3-44 and James Hayhurst 2-25.