Accrington Cricket Club
The Summer of 2010
Bert and brush
The ever willing Bert at work with his brush and ladder on Tuesday 13th April

Ian and mower
Ian in action on the outfield mower

Huncoat End
The new net at the Huncoat End
Highams Wall
The wall at the Highams End is ready for demolition
Net practice
The first Tuesday net

Will pads
Will is next in

Dibs leads the catching session
The skipper takes catching practice
The squaddies
Both teams line up at the tea interval during the squad game on Sunday 18th April
Team Pics
The team watches as Ramsbottom receive the Colne Trophy
Peter on the roller
Peter on the roller on Sunday before the seconds first league game
The Highams wall is no more
The Highams wall has now been demolished
Still directing operations, Lenny Dewhurst in his fifth decade as a player at the club

Accrington attack but Nelson stroll on to a comfortable 7 wicket win on Saturday 1st May
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Will in action
Professional Will Driver made another half century against Burnley on Saturday 8th May
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Will holes out
Will holes out after making a fine 65 in Accrington's 18 run defeat by Burnley

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Jimmy strikes
Chris Read is bowled by Jimmy Hayhurst without playing a stroke in Haslingden's 2 wicket win on Sunday 16th May
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The Men In Black 2010
The Men In Black show off the new strip during the opening 20/20 game at Enfield on Friday 28th May ©Nigel Stockley
Team Pics
Why Zeddy, why?
It was a chance to meet up with old friends
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Crabbers in action
After restricting Enfield to 142-6, Crabbers headed the reply

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Crabbers goes
Until he was out lbw for 14

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Will in action
Will took over

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Runs for Will
Adding 80 with Matt to help the MIB to a first 20/20 win in fourteen games spanning four seasons
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Accrington 2nds 2010
The seconds line up before their cup game against Enfield on Saturday 5th June

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Team Pics
Alick and lunch
A spot of lunch for Alick before the game

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Three Wise Men
There were these three guys sat on a bench
Enter the competition
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A true Legend
Ever wondered what the good 'uns do when they get out early?
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Will crashes Woodcock
Back to the match. Will top scored with 40 in Accrington's 133 all out against Church on Sunday 6th June
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Crabbers goes
Crabbers' poor run continued when he was stumped without scoring by Sam Tucker off Andy Bentley
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Matt follows
Next ball Matt goes lbw

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Will pulls Heal
Will returned to Lowerhouse to face his former club
making 43 but the game was rained off with Accrington on 101-2 on Sunday 13th June
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Runs for Si
Simon was unbeaten on 31 when the game was called off
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The crowd
20/20 action returned on Thursday 17th June with Church the opponents ©Nigel Stockley
Matt opens up
Matt opened up in the first over
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Close thing
He led a charmed life
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Another escape
With some lucky escapes
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It's over for Matt
Until the inevitable happened
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Si in action
Simon top scored with 26 ©Nigel Stockley

Will pulls
Will 'The Entertainer' began well but it didn't last
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Crabbers hits skywards
Crabbers lashes out at a free hit but Si is run out and the game ends with Church the winners by 6 wickets
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A new tosser at Rishton
A new man in charge in the must win 20/20 game at Rishton
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A smiling Will bowls
A fine spell of 3-19 gave Will something to smile about
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Si's on the up and up
Si's average went up and up to a remarkable 145 with an unbeaten 54 but Accy's 8 wicket win wasn't enough to earn a spot in the semis
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Caz ducks
Chasing 233 for victory at Enfield on Sunday 27th June Accrington got a rough ride
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Total surrender
Before surrendering to 39 all out
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Caz gives his all
Accrington were down and out again at East Lancs on Saturday 3rd July
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JC bowls to DP
After Accrington were bowled out for 96, sub pro' Jon Clare took two early wickets but East Lancs went on to win by 8 wickets
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Accy 3rds 2010
The thirds line up before their game against Lowerhouse on Sunday 4th July
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Team Pics
Crabbers cleaned up
Playing no stroke Stuart Crabtree is bowled by Stave Dearden in another sorry batting display at Haslingden on Sunday 11th July
New record low
As Accrington slump to a league record 292 run defeat

Graham Lloyd reverse sweeps during his innings of 38 as Accrington celebrated returning home with a win over Rishton on Sunday 18th July
Well done lads
Accrington applaud new champions Ramsbottom off the field after a 139 run defeat at Acre Bottom on Sunday 5th September seals the title for the home side


The Club