Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington 135-8, Enfield 127
Martini Trophy Group 1
24th, 31st May, 1st June

Accrington 1981
Accrington 1st XI 1981
©Stephen Blunt

In the second round of matches Accrington beat Enfield by 11 runs at Thorneyholme Road. In another rain affected match that began on May 24th, the home side made 138-8 with Stead hitting 42, Beech 34 and Geoff Hayhurst 29. Madan Lal took 5-42 for Enfield. The match resumed the following Sunday but Enfield could only make 8 without loss when rain came again. The match was completed on the Monday and Tuesday evenings with Ian Birtwistle proving to be Accrington's match winner, taking 6-42. Stead took 3-67 with Madan Lal hitting 28 in Enfield's 127. Scorecard

If you have any memories of 1981 please email Nigel Stockley