Accrington Cricket Club
The summer of 2003
Junior practice
The first outdoor junior practice
the indoor league runners up
Accrington Under 13s with the runners up trophy for the Lancashire Indoor League
Ian Macrae
New groundsman Ian Macrae gets down to work on the square.
Local boy/girl band Graffite entertained a packed clubhouse with their varied repertoire of material on Chairman's Night.
the bowling machine
The new bowling machine arrived

the new tellies
And so did the new tellies

the supporters
But the die hard supporters stayed closer to the action
It's Jim
Jim kept the crowd informed on the tannoy

Jimmy Hayhurst in action
Jimmy Hayhurst in action against Burnley

Andre bowls
The new improved Andre Seymore the bowler

Damian Clarke appeals
The skipper appeals in vain to umpire John Hodgson

another appeal
But Gareth Halley wasn't so lucky

a happy man
The skipper with the match ball and a Cheesy grin
Jimmy reflects
It's time for Jimmy to reflect on what might have been
Andre drives
But Andre wasted no time in getting down to business

runs are flowing
Runs flowed freely

another century
A third century for the club and the first win of the season.

Andre the hero
Andre leaves the field to thunderous applause

Andre Seymore and Saf Ali
Andre makes the draw for the Junior tops.
the juniors with trophies
The juniors had a special Presentation Night on May 9th to celebrate the winning of four trophies
The Mick Donnelly Appreciation Society
The Mick Donnelly Appreciation Society had one of its meetings
The A Team in action
The A Team began on May 10th on King Georges with a match against new team Gujar-Khan
tea and cake - yummy yummy
It's time for a cup of tea and a slice of cake for the skip before the East Lancs game was abandoned
Ray Peake with Saf, kids and the tops
The new tops were presented to the juniors by the owner of Callum's Bistro Ray Peake.
Ray Peake with Saf, kids and the tops
They came in their thousands to get their brand new tops.
Steve Davies
The Lowerhouse match was an interesting one

Mick joins the tea ladies
It was a case of all hands on deck in the tea room

Mark on the mike
We had a new man on the mike
The Guys on the Hill
The Hill was well populated
Graeme bowling
Graeme opened the bowling
Sajjad in action
Sajjad got his first senior wickets
Moh batting
Moh met Mr Harris
Majestic Matt
And Matt was in majestic form... but we still lost!
Alven and Zed check out the bowling talent
The A Team selectors considered all options before selecting the bowling attack for the semi final with Gujar Khan
Mick knows the score
Highly recommended is the Under 15s matches on Wednesday evenings. Manager Mick Donnelly lets his batsmen know exactly how many are needed.
Simon Hanson hits the winning runs
And Simon Hanson obliges by hitting the winning runs in another last over thriller against Rawtenstall.
The Burrows Family
The Burrows Family held a party at the club on June 29th to celebrate the return of Richard
The Crabtrees
Stuart Crabtree and his dad Chris reflect at Todmorden on July 5th.
The Tea Ladies suffer
After losing narrowly at Todmorden the day before, the firsts notched a nail-biting third win the day after against Rawtenstall
Nasser Hussain
Nasser Hussain was all smiles after his maiden ton at Haslingden on July 20th
Mohsin, Les and Andre
Les Pilkington meets Mohsin Ahmed and Andre Seymore who broke the 65 year-old first wicket record he set in 1938 with Jim Bailey















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