Accrington Cricket Club

Burnley v Accrington
Sunday May 13th 2018

JW Lees Lancashire League
  Score Score
Burnley 193-4 Accrington 192-7
Scorecard Table
Burnley (10pts) beat Accrington (0pts) by 6 wickets


Accrington 1st XI 2018
Accrington 1st XI 2018
©Nigel Stockley

Burnley repeated last weeks Worsley Cup win over league leaders Accrington this time by 6 wickets at the MyProtein Turf Moor. Accrington professional Janith Liyanage top scored with 87 in his sides 192-7. Lyanage hit five fours and three sixes from 119 balls. Jon Hayhurst (18) and Jacob Clarke (15) also chipped in. An unbroken 7th wicket stand of 38 between skipper Ross Brown (15 not out) and Sam Bancroft (23 not out) lifted the visitors to 192-7. Chris Holt took 3-41 for Burnley. In reply there were solid knocks from professional Asif Zakir (39), Holt (31), Qasim Shah (30), Liam Bedford (19) and Joey Marshall (30 not out) and Matt Roberts (29 not out) who added an unbroken 60 for the 5th wicket to see Burnley home with 9 overs to spare. Accrington drop down to fifth place.