Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington v Rishton
Sunday July 18th 2010

Thwaites Original Lancashire League
Sunday 18th July      




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Accrington (12pts) beat Rishton (4pts) by 34 runs

Graham in reverse
Graham in reverse
©Nigel Stockley
Accrington picked up their first points since June 20th in beating Rishton by 34 runs at Thorneyholme Road. Put in to bat, Accrington made 166 all out in a game reduced to 49 overs. Professional Will Driver provided some much needed backbone to the innings with a top score of 60. Driver hit seven fours and two sixes from the 82 balls that he faced. Graham Lloyd returned to form with 38 from 67 balls, including three fours and a six and Graeme Sneddon made 22. John Seedle picked up a season's best 6-53 for Rishton. Skipper David Ormerod then took 4-51 from his unbroken 22 over spell as Rishton were bowled out for 132. Damian Clarke also picked up 3-14 and Jimmy Hayhurst 2-28. Andy Bartley top scored with 37 in the Rishton innings with sound support from Tiarnan Hamill, who made 29. Matt Wilson picked up five victims for Accrington.