Josh is latest winner of the Craig Heaton Cricket Memorial Trophy

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Jim Heaton is pictured presenting the Craig Heaton Memorial Award for the best performing District trialist to Josh Broadhurst before the recent Under 13 match against Lancaster (s).

Josh was picked out as the District trialist showing most progress, and duly named the 20th recipient of the award.

For 16 years the trophy was presented at the Thompson Centre for the best boy on the junior cricket coaching scheme.

When the Thompson Centre closed, it was decided the trophy should be presented to the most improved player at the Burnley District trials.

In the game, Burnley won the toss and inserted Lancaster, who got off to a flier.

Although Harry Spark (8-1-25-1) bowled tightly, especially in his first spell (5-1-8-1), the Burnley bowlers struggled to come to terms with the soft wicket and bowled far too short.

Once Sam Frith had departed for a sprightly 33, Lancaster lost three further quick wickets, but Satchwell, Cookson and the middle order took advantage of poor bowling to take the score up to 150.

A late flurry of wickets saw the innings close with eight overs remaining, with Curtis Meehan the outstanding pick of the later bowlers (7-0-41-4).

Burnley began the reply competently, but following the needless run out of Adam Stubbs, few of the home batsmen showed much intention to graft.

A series of injudicious shots and two further needless run outs saw the home side dismissed for 93 in the 29th over.

Matty Thornton with 13 top scored, and only Stubbs, Rowe and Nicholas reached double figures.