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Bacup Cricket Club

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Bacup Cricket Club

Bacup Cricket Club
League Lancashire League
Ground Lanehead, Bacup, Lancashire
Professional Haseeb Azam (Pakistan)
2013 League Position 13th

Bacup Cricket Club, based at Lanehead in Bacup, Lancashire, are a cricket club in the Lancashire League.

The club started in 1892 when the Lancashire League was formed. Their professional for the 2008 season was Chris Harris. Their captain for the 2014 season is Matthew "Badger" Thompson and their professional is Haseeb Azam. In their history, they have won the league championship 10 times and the cup 6 times.


  • 1st XI League Winners - 10 - 1899, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1930, 1958, 1960, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Worsley Cup Winners - 6 - 1923, 1927, 1930, 1956, 1972, 1993
  • Ron Singleton Colne Trophy Winners - 3 - 2001, 2002, 2003
  • 2nd XI League Winners - 6 - 1951, 1955, 1960, 1962, 1988, 1989
  • 2nd XI (Lancashire Telegraph) Cup Winners - 2 - 1977, 1990
  • 3rd XI League Winners - 1 - 1996
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