Nelson Cricket Club

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For the former first-class cricket team in New Zealand which currently competes in the Hawke Cup, see Nelson cricket team.
Nelson Cricket Club
League Lancashire League
Ground Seedhill, Nelson, Lancashire
Professional Ryan Canning (South Africa)
2013 League Position 7th

Nelson Cricket Club, based at Seedhill in Nelson, Lancashire, are a cricket club in the Lancashire League. They play at the Seedhill ground in Nelson. Their captain for the 2011 season is Thomas Lord and their professional is New Zealand international player Luke Woodcock.

Nelson Cricket Club was formed in 1861 when two other local clubs merged. It was a founding member of the Lancashire League in 1892, winning the inaugural championship. The club has gone on to win the league on 21 occasions, the most of any club. During this period the club has fielded prominent cricketers such as Learie Constantine, Kapil Dev and Steve Waugh.[1]

Honours[edit]

  • 1st XI League Winners - 21 - 1892, 1895, 1896, 1903, 1911, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1946, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1986, 1994, 1998, 1999
  • Worsley Cup Winners - 9 - 1920, 1926, 1928, 1931, 1934, 1962, 1965, 1995, 2006
  • Ron Singleton Colne Trophy - 1 - 2000 (shared)
  • 2nd XI League Winners - 14 - 1896, 1909, 1911, 1925 (shared), 1928, 1932, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1990, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • 2nd XI (Lancashire Telegraph) Cup Winners - 4 - 1994, 2008, 2009, 2013
  • 3rd XI League Winners - 4 - 2003, 2007, 2009, 2013
  • Highest 50 overs score - 336-4 v Colne at Nelson on 25 May 2008

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Lancashire League clubs – 2010
Accrington | Bacup | Burnley | Church | Colne | East Lancashire | Enfield | Haslingden | Lowerhouse | Nelson | Ramsbottom | Rawtenstall | Rishton | Todmorden