A superb, controlled innings of 67 from professional Travis Townsend set Heywood up for an excellent 52-run defeat of Milnrow at Ladyhouse. On a bowler-friendly, old-fashioned Milnrow pitch that looked as though it hadn’t seen the underneath of its own covers for some time, the South African produced an innings of high-quality and restraint that Click here for more ….
Heywood’s two senior sides face decisive fixtures this weekend. The firsts travel to Milnrow on Saturday and host Walsden on Sunday against of their two main rivals for the CLL title. Milnrow have proved a powerful team under the leadership of pro Babar Naeem, whose slow left-armers have almost single-handedly led his side into the Click here for more ….
BY STEVE McHUGH: TO go out of the John Willie Lees Wood Cup to a determined Milnrow side is no shame on Heywood. But the manner of their defeat in the quarter-final of the Central Lancashire Cricket League’s premier knockout competition was disappointing to their travelling contingent at Ladyhouse. Heywood, unbeaten in the league, eventually Click here for more ….