Accrington Cricket Club

Rishton v Accrington
Saturday May 4th 2019

JW Lees Lancashire League Worsley Cup
  Score Score
Rishton 81 Accrington 86-3
Accrington beat Rishton by 7 wickets


Accrington 1st XI 2019
Accrington 1st XI 2019
©Nigel Stockley

Accrington skipper Ross Brown took 4-9 to help his team to a 7 wicket win at Rishton. Keiren Grimshaw also took 2-7 and Jimmy Hayhurst 2-20 to dismiss the home side for 81. Hayhurst removed openers Sajid Patel ()8) and Chris Sanderson (6) and then Brown trapped Stuart Roberts for 9. Wicketkeeper Sam Bancroft then stumped Rishton's prolific professional Mansoor Amjad for 4 to give Brown his second wicket. Brown then trapped his opposite number Brad Boddie for 1 and when Brad Juliff was caught by sub professional Tony Palladino without scoring Rishton were in trouble at 37-6. Kian Farnworth hung around for 60 balls in making 16 before being run out. Raheem Kasser took a return catch to send back Jack Hilton for 7 with Grimshaw finishing off the innings by removing Sam Kingsman-Ali (7) and Kelly Mall (4). Farnworth sent back Graeme Sneddon (2) at 2 and Jon Hayhurst (15) at 49. Grimshaw made 32 before falling to Andrew Hickey at 66 leaving Palladino (16 not out) and Jacob Clarke (10 not out) to see Accrington home in the 16th over.