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James Anderson faces lengthy spell on the sidelines

James Anderson is facing an extended spell on the sidelines after the England and Wales Cricket Board announced the seamer has torn his groin.

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Anthony Farran 12.07.2015 Lowerhouse CC v Burnley CC, Worsley Cup semi-final played at Lowerhouse CC, Pictured; Lowerhouse Batter Matt Walker.

Record-breaking Read pro Walker had his Weetabix!

Read professional Matt Walker remained incredibly modest despite breaking the club’s individual run-scoring record on Saturday.

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Burnley book their place in history

Burnley book their place in history

Dan Pickup didn’t realise that Burnley’s innings against Nelson was history in the making but the club captain was delighted to see his team-mates enter their names into the record books.

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‘House hand victory to Tod

‘House hand victory to Tod

Lowerhouse lost out by the narrowest of margins in their top-of-the-table clash against Todmorden at Centre Vale.

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Photo: David Hurst
Worsley Cup Final between Nelson CC V Burnley CC at Nelson Cricket Club.
Nelson's wicket keeper Russell Bradley and Professional, Qaiser Abbas close in on Burnley's Chris Holt

Ton for paid man as Burnley set club record

Burnley captain Dan Pickup claimed that his players wouldn’t suffer any hangover from their first Worsley Cup loss in four years.

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Reads Andrew Rushton

Read and Padiham involved in busy schedule

The weekend brings the first double-header of the Ribblesdale Cricket League season.

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Lowerhouse will have to be wary of Todmorden pro Kelly Smuts this weekend

Heaton expects Lowerhouse to fight for honours

Lowerhouse chairman Stan Heaton predicted that the club would be challenging for honours ahead of the new campaign.

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Burnley skipper Dan Pickup in action

Burnley won’t suffer cup hangover - Pickup

Burnley captain Dan Pickup admitted that losing their Worsley Cup crown was “massively disappointing” but feels confident that the club won’t suffer any kind of hangover.

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Thomas Turner helped guide Read to victory

Matthew is the saviour of Read

Read got off to a flyer in the opening group game of the Ramsbottom Cup when beating Salesbury by seven wickets in a high scoring tie at Whalley Road.

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Nathan Whitehead hit 36

Barends half century gives Padiham win in Rammy cup

Brady Barends top-scored for Padiham to help them get off to winning ways in Group Four of the Ramsbottom Cup.

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Charlie Cottam was  among the runs at the weekend

League win is fillip for Lowerhouse

It was business as usual in the league for joint leaders Lowerhouse but the club’s Worsley Cup expedition came crashing to an end.

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Cole Hayman was the pick of the bowlers for Burnley

Burnley’s Worsley Cup record finally comes to an end

The Worsley Cup won’t be returning to Turf Moor for a fifth year in succession after Burnley’s record-breaking dominance in the competition was broken by Accrington.

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Dan Pickering

Burnley beaten again

Burnley skipper Dan Pickup identified the threat of record-breaking batsman Kelly Smuts before their clash with Todmorden at Turf Moor.

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Ben Heap

Heap lauds pair as Lowerhouse stretch winning streak

Ben Heap singled out the impact of Liverpool Road pair Ockert Erasmus and Toqir Hussain as Lowerhouse extended their perfect start to the campaign.

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Burnley Cricket Club Versus Ramsbottom Cricket Club.
Burnley's  Chris Burton batting.
2nd May 2015

Captain Pickup wants a belated birthday gift

Birthday boy Dan Pickup wasn’t given the best of gifts from his Burnley team mates but the Turf Moor skipper is backing his squad to make amends.

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Chris Bleazard for Lowerhouse Cricket club in their game against Church

There’s no ‘I’ in team for Bleazard

Lowerhouse stalwart Chris Bleazard played down his latest Lancashire League milestone when modestly suggesting that the club’s fortunes take precedence.

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Wins for Read and Padiham on opening day of season

Read got off to winning ways under new skipper Andrew Rushton in the Ribblesdale Cricket League as they saw off Brinscall at Whalley Road.

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Lowerhouse stalwart Chris Bleazard reaches another milestone

There’s no stopping Bleazard as Lowerhouse record opening day victory

Evergreen West Ender Chris Bleazard reached another incredible milestone as Lowerhouse opened the Lancashire League campaign with victory.

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Ben Heap for Lowerhouse in their game against Burnley

West End captain expects open race

Ben Heap, the new man with the captain’s armband at Liverpool Road, is expecting the Lancashire League title race to be wide open this term.

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Vishal Tripathi for Burnley in their game against Lowerhouse

Burnley will share the load after Vishal loss

New Burnley skipper Dan Pickup says that there is no pressure on his players to try and fill the void left by Vishal Tripathi as the 125th edition of the Lancashire League looks to get going at the second attempt.

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