Accrington Cricket Club

Nelson v Accrington
Saturday May 6th 2017

Fosters Lancashire League
  Score Score
Nelson 195 Accrington 226-7
Scorecard Table
Accrington (12pts) beat Nelson (2pts) by 31 runs


Accrington 1st XI 2017
Accrington 1st XI 2017
©Nigel Stockley

Half centuries by skipper Simon Hanson and Keiren Grimshaw helped Accrington make 226-7 at Nelson. Hanson hit eight fours in making 71 from 130 balls, adding 87 for the 2nd wicket with professional Michael Erlank who hit four fours and a six in a 49 ball knock of 38. Hanson and Grimshaw then put on 79 for the 3rd wicket with Grimshaw hitting five fours and a six in making 57 from 74 balls before falling to David Crotty (4-65). Nelson also conceded 35 extras, 30 of which were wides. Erlank took a league best 4-55 to help dismiss Nelson for 195. Nelson professional Devon Conway top scored with 50 from 76 balls with four fours, Lewis Bradley hit 42, Russell Bradley 25 and skipper Neil Thompson and Saj Asghar 15 apiece but Accrington won the match by 31 runs to secure maximum points.