Cricket: Heywood Cricket Club teams for the weekend

Date published: 09 August 2018

Heywood continue their battle against relegation from the Greater Manchester Premier League at home to second-placed Woodbank on Saturday.

They have to do so without top order batsmen Bobby Cross and Andy Kerr, plus opening bowler Simon Dawson.

The second team, bidding for promotion from Division Four East, travel to Ashton the same day.

Sunday at Crimble brings one of the social highlights of the summer with the annual challenge match between an Eggers XI and the Lemons.

  • Heywood First XI (v Woodbank, home, Saturday, 1pm): T Townsend (capt), D Pawson, R Paterson, J Morley, W Hunt, S Burrill, A Dawson, T McQuinn, M Grogan, R Smethurst, C Hilton.
  • Heywood Second XI (v Ashton, away, Saturday,1.30pm): S Evans (capt), R Bennett, M Witts, J Kaye, R Purser, C Kaye, T Sullivan, J Carter, W Taylor, J Mills, J Keyworth.
  • Annual Challenge Match (Crimble, Sunday, noon): Eggers XI v Lemons.

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