England’s Chris Tremlett is guest of honour

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ENGLANd pace man Chris Tremlett was the guest of honour as Burnley Cricket Club held their senior and junior presentation night in a packed club houses.

The first team batting award went to Qasim Ali, who scored 589 runs, and the bowling award went to James Capstick for his 45 wickets.

Senior player of the year to Chris Burton.

In his first season in the senior side, Cole Hayman received a number of awards including young player of the year, the Joe Fletcher Award and the third team bowling prize.

Young Josh Whitehead won the Roger Law Trophy for hitting a century, and Andy Lamb collected the Chairman’s Trophy, the Peter Lawson Award.

The night also celebrated the successful junior teams, which included league successes for the Under 11s A, 13s A, and 15s, and a number of county and district selections.

The roll of honour was:

Juniors: Under 9s - Batting: Qasim Shah; Bowling: Haider Ali Khan; Manager’s Award: Jamie Simpson.

Under 11s A - Batting: Henry Bunting Jones; Bowling: Byrce Johnstone; Manager’s Award: Samuel Molloy;.

Under 11s B - Batting: Tanbir Rahman; Bowling: Adam Khan; Manager’s Award: Hussain Natha.

Under 11s C - Batting: Hannah Farrar; Bowling: Mason Heys; Manager’s Award: Ramisha Fatima.

Under 13s, 11-a-side - Batting: Josh Broadhurst; Bowling: Tom Lawson; Manager’s Award: Matthew Rowe.

Under 13s, B (pairs) - Bowling: Chad Sealey; Manager’s Award: Ben Sutcliffe;.

Under 15s - Batting: Matt Lamb; Bowling: Matt Lamb; Manager’s Award: Ali Syed.

Under 17s - Batting: Gus Whitehead; Bowling: Cole Hayman; Fielding: Matt Lamb; Manager’s Award: Brandon Watson.

Special Recognition Awards - Lancashire: Samiya Rahman, Tom Lawson, Cole Hayman, Gus Whitehead, Matt Lamb.

Seniors: First XI - Batting: Qasim Ali; Bowling: James Capstick; Young Player of the Year: Cole Hayman; Player of the Year: Chris Burton; Captain’s Award: Paul Mortimer; The Roger Law Memorial Award: Josh Whitehead; Duck Award: Stephen Brunt.

Second XI - Batting: Nas Iqbal; Bowling: Josh Whitehead.

Third XI - Batting: Gus Whitehead; Bowling: Cole Hayman; The Joe Fletcher Trophy: Cole Hayman; One to Watch: Matthew Thornton; Chairman’s Award, The Peter Lawson Award: Andy Lamb.

Tremlett is pictured presenting the batting award to Josh Broadhurst with the Under 13s league winners trophy (s).

BURNLEY are close to naming their new professional for the 2012 Lancashire League season.

The club are in discussions, and a contract has been sent to the player, with Burnley waiting for the return of the signed contract to make an announcement.

Captain Steve Brunt said: “He looks a top player, so fingers crossed that it all gets signed.”

Champions Lowerhouse have already agreed to re-sign Francois Haasbroek for their title defence.

In the Worsley Cup, Lowerhouse have a home tie against Rawtenstall, and Nelson entertain Burnley in a local derby.

The matches will be played on Sunday, May 20th.

In the Ron Singleton Colne Trophy Ramsbottom will host Lowerhouse on Saturday, April 21st