Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington v Bacup
Sunday August 7th 2022

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  Score Score
Accrington 78 Bacup 79-5
Scorecard Table
Bacup (12pts) beat Accrington (1pt) by 5 wickets


Jake in action
Accrington professional Jacob Clarke in action
©Nigel Stockley

Sub professional Chirag Khurana took 9-24 to help Bacup to a 5 wicket win at Accrington. The off spinner turned one past the bat of opener Ben Gorton (7) to start the procession. His opposite number Jacob Clarke was next to go for 17 with 28 on the board. Kian Farnworth and Stuart Crabtree fell in successive balls and Jimmy Hayhurst lasted two balls all leaving without scoring as four wickets fell at 28. Toby Bulcock made 8 before being trapped by Khurana at 52. Andy Greenwood fell to Liam Naylor for 22 six runs later. Khurana added skipper Graeme Sneddon (1), Connor Tattersall (5) and Riley Armstrong (0) to finish with the best figures of the season to date in bowling Accrington out for 78. Matt Taylor finished unbeaten on 8 when the innings closed in the 24th over. Khurana then hit an unbeaten 34 to see Bacup to a 12 point win in the 25th over. Khurana and Charlie Gansler (18) put on 45 after Clarke had Matt Collinge (5) caught behind by Gorton at 7 and skipper Simon Newbitt (3) was trapped in front by Bulcock at 11. Bulcock (3-48) also removed Charlie and Chris Gansler (0) at 56 and Clarke (2-30) trapped Lawrence Adlum (14) in front when the scores were level.