Accrington Cricket Club

Weekend Preview
Wednesday April 27th 2022

Accrington 2022
Accrington 2022
©Nigel Stockley

Accrington take on Colne at The Property Shop Arena on Sunday in a match that sees both clubs looking for a first win of the season.

Accrington went down to a 69 run defeat at East Lancs on Sunday in a match that saw Ben Gorton continue his impressive start at the club with a fine maiden Lancashire League half century. Colne were on the wrong end of a thrilling local derby defeat by Nelson.

Accrington make two changes with new signing Nathan Mashiter making his Lancashire League debut and third team captain Sam Heap coming in for his first senior game since 2007 in place of George Mills senior and Connor Tattersall. Shahbaz Rashid replaces David Spokes in the Colne team. Weekend teams

The seconds travel to Greenmount on Sunday also looking for a first win of the season.

The thirds travel to Rawtenstall on Saturday. Mohammed Tayyib makes his debut for the club against his former team. Bank Holiday Monday's home game against Norden has been postponed.

This season's Looking Back Feature takes us back to 1992 when Dipak Patel was professional. This week we look back at a double header weekend which began with a 60 run defeat at Ramsbottom on Saturday May 2nd and finished with a 5 wicket home defeat by East Lancs on Sunday May 3rd.

If you have any memories of 1992 please email Nigel Stockley

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