Accrington Cricket Club

Stanley in 20/20 challenge

Tuesday July 6th

Accrington Stanley switch sports when they take on neighbours Accrington Cricket Club in a 20/20 challenge match at Thorneyholme Road tomorrow night, July 7th.

The match has a bit of history, going back the the 1950s, well before the days of 20/20 of course. Current Accrington professional Tama Canning and Graham Lloyd will be playing but at the moment Stanley are keeping their side under wraps. Ex Stanley players Dave Hargeaves (currently in Accrington 3rds) and Ian McCrae (the cricket club groundsman) will also turn out for the cricket club.

The match starts at 6pm. Admission is £2 for adults and £1 concessions.

The Accrington team is: Matt Wilson (capt), Adam Barnes, Zahir Afzal, Damian Clarke, Jimmy Hayhurst, Ian McCrae, Dave Hargreaves, Stuart Crabtree, Graeme Sneddon, Graham Lloyd, Tama Canning

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