Accrington Cricket Club

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Wednesday August 10th 2022

Accrington 1st XI 2022
Accrington 1st XI 2022
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Ninth placed Accrington travel to eighth placed Rawtenstall on Saturday.

The clubs had contrasting fortunes last Sunday with Accrington well beaten by Bacup whilst Rawtenstall had a comfortable win at Nelson.

Rawtenstall came out on top by 4 wickets when the clubs met at the end of May.

Accrington make three changes with David Ormerod, Yousuf Ali and Mohammed Tayyib replacing Toby Bulcock, Matt Taylor and Riley Armstrong.

Abbaas Ahmad, Zain Hanif and Rizwan Shafiq come in for Rawtenstall in place of Dean O'Brien and Talat Mehmood.

The club will play without a professional following the return home of Danish Aziz this week.

The seconds host Rawtenstall on Saturday in the reverse fixture.

The thirds are at home to Colne on Sunday.

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This season's Looking Back Feature takes us back to 1992 when Dipak Patel was professional. Another wet weekend saw the match at Burnley finish in a No result with Accrington just short of victory on Saturday August 15th.

If you have any memories of 1992 please email Nigel Stockley

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