Accrington Cricket Club

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Wednesday June 22nd 2022

Accrington 1st XI 2022
Accrington 1st XI 2022
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Accrington travel to face local rivals Rishton on Friday for their final T20 game in the JWL Founders Group. Rishton have lost all four games to date whilst Accrington have lost three in a row since beating Nelson on the opening night. Matt Wilson make his first appearance of the season and young al rounder George Mills makes his competition debut for Accrington

On Sunday Accrington travel to The Evolve Document Solutions Cliffe Park for another local derby this time against Great Harwood as the season reaches the halfway point. Accrington are still searching for a first league win since mid May after going down to leaders Crompton last Saturday. Great Harwood also lost last Saturday at Nelson. The clubs have identical playing records but Accrington have accrued 12 more bonus points. Accrington make three changes with Jimmy Hayhurst, Connor Tattersall and Riley Armstrong replacing Toby Bulcock, Rick Williams and Jon Hayhurst. Ethan Houldsworth and Kasir Masood return for Great Harwood in place of Thomas Newton and Jake Peake.

The seconds host Great Harwood on Sunday in the reverse fixture.

The thirds return to action on Saturday with a trip to Greenmount.

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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 a 47 run defeat at Nelson on Saturday June 27th.

If you have any memories of 1992 please email Nigel Stockley

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