Accrington Cricket Club

Weekend Preview
Wednesday June 1st 2022

Accrington 2022
Accrington 2022
©Nigel Stockley

The games come thick and fast over the Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend.

Accrington are in T20 action on Friday at Burnley looking to follow up last weeks opening day win over Nelson. The match has an earlier start time of 4pm. Accrington make three changes with Alice Clarke, Sam Heap and Riley Armstrong replacing Ben Gorton, Jon Hayhurst and Matt Taylor.

The thirds travel to the Brooks Foundation Ground on Saturday to play Lowerhouse 4ths.

On Sunday Accrington travel to Hare Hill to face promotion chasing Littleborough who are currently in second place with six wins and one defeat from seven games. Eighth placed Accrington have three wins and four defeats. Accrington again make three changes with Alice Clarke, Simon Hanson and Kian Farnworth replacing Ben Gorton, Riley Armstrong and Toby Bulcock.

The seconds host Littleborough in the reverse fixture following a last weekend's double victories in cup and league which featured an unbeaten century by Afrus Ali against his former club Rawtenstall on Sunday.

Thursday's third team game against Todmorden has been postponed.

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This season's Looking Back Feature takes us back to 1992 when Dipak Patel was professional. This week we look back at an epic win against local rivals Enfield on Sunday June 7th which featured an outstanding all round match winning performance from Dipak.

If you have any memories of 1992 please email Nigel Stockley

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