Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington Unveil New Signings
Thursday February 2nd 2022


Skipper Graeme Sneddon and professional Jacob Clarke greet Ben Gorton and the other new signings
©Nigel Stockley

Accrington has unveiled a host of new signings for the 2022 season which sees the club back up to full strength with the return of the 3rd XI after a two year absence.

Cricket Chairman Len Dewhurst said: "It is with great pleasure that I welcome the extensive number of new players for 2022.

"We have a mixture of youth and experience joining Accrington CC, the journey has just started, a one club philosophy.

"All the players bring something to the table, experience with the likes of a returning Simon Hanson and Ben Gorton who is joining us from Bury.

"Youth, potential and passion with George Mills, Kian Farnworth, Nathan Mashiter and Mohammed Tayyib joining the vast experience of Toby Bulcock and Stuart Crabtree, who are again teaming up with our home grown professional Jacob Clarke.

"We have also added guile and experience with Afrus Ali and Arshad Mahmood coming to the club to play and help develop the 2nds and 3rds.

"Our three captains Graeme, Ricky and Sam can lead the club in a upward direction in 2022 literally reaching for the stars.

"It’s a great time to be on the fun bus at Accrington CC."

A full list of transfers can be seen below:
Simon Hanson (Ramsbottom)
Ben Gorton (Bury)
Afrus Ali (Rawtenstall)
Waqar Ashraf (Rawtenstall)
Kian Farnworth (Rishton)
Arshad Mahmood (Enfield)
Nathan Mashiter (Whalley)
Asmat Mehmood (Church)
Mohammed Tayyib (Rawtenstall)
Muhammad Nadeem (New)
Zain Hanif (Rawtenstall)
George Mills (Bury)


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