Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington v Todmorden
Sunday June 3rd 2018

JW Lees Lancashire League
  Score Score
Accrington 95 Todmorden 96-3
Scorecard Table
Todmorden (12pts) beat Accrington (0pts) by 7 wickets


A minute for Allan
A minutes silence for Allan Taylor
©Kim Sneddon

Todmorden won for the third time, beating Accrington by 7 wickets at Thorneyholme Road. Matt Collins took 4-26, Bilal Abbas a league best 3-15 and Mo Bux 2-46 to dismiss Accrington for 95. Ramiz Hussain top scored with 26. Jon Hayhurst was first to depart caught behind by Kristian Garland off Mo Bux for 9 with the total on 27. Jacob Clarke made 15 before being bowled by Matt Collins. Bux trapped Accrington professional Janith Liyanage for 4 at 51 and one run later Collins trapped Alec Jakeman without scoring. Keiren Grimshaw led a charmed life in making 22 before he too was trapped in front by Collins. Graeme Sneddon was Collins' fourth victim, caught by skipper Andrew Sutcliffe without scoring. Andrew Greenwood hung around for 19 balls, helping Ramiz Hussain add 25 for the 7th wicket before falling to Elliott Gilford without scoring. One run later Hussain's 52 ball innings ended when he was trapped in front by Bilal Abbas. Sam Bancroft (1) and skipper Ross Brown (4) also fell to Abbas. Clarke (2-29) removed skipper Andrew Sutcliffe (5) and Ben Sutcliffe who passed 5,000 Lancashire League runs during his innings of 17. Brown trapped opener Ben Pearson for 20 but professional Chris Schofield hit two fours and two sixes in hitting a 31 ball unbeaten 34 to see Todmorden home in the 23rd over.