Rishton Cricket Club

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Rishton Cricket Club
League Lancashire League
Ground Blackburn Road, Rishton, Lancashire
Professional Matt Hulett (South Africa)
2013 League Position 12th

Rishton Cricket Club is a cricket club in the Lancashire League, which plays its home games at Blackburn Road in Rishton. For the 2011 season their captain is Jimmy Bibby and their professional is Cameron Delport.[citation needed]

The club was formed in 1865 and became a founder member of the Lancashire League in 1892. The club has won the League on eight occasions.[1] The club has employed many well known cricketers as professionals including Sydney Barnes, Allan Donald, Michael Holding and Vivian Richards.[2]

Honours[edit]

  • 1st XI League Winners - 8 - 1898, 1912, 1944, 1948, 1955, 1995, 1996, 2007
  • Worsley Cup Winners - 6 - 1922, 1932, 1955, 1964, 1967, 1973
  • Inter League Club Challenge Trophy Winners - 1 - 2001
  • 20/20 Cup Winners - 1 - 2006
  • 2nd XI League Winners - 4 - 1913, 1933, 1953, 1954
  • 2nd XI (Lancashire Telegraph) Cup Winners - 1 - 2001
  • 3rd XI League Winners - 2 - 1985, 1988
  • Highest 50 overs score - 340-6 v Lowerhouse, August 4, 2001

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