‘He proved that you can be an out­stand­ing player and a good bloke’

Accrington Observer - - SPORT -

op­po­nent and a per­son.

“He was such a dif­fi­cult bowler to face with his sub­tle vari­a­tions, knowl­edge of the task in hand and all round ex­pe­ri­ence in all kinds of game sit­u­a­tions. A true Lan­cashire League leg­end.

“Hope­fully he will stay in­volved in Lan­cashire League cricket in some ca­pac­ity and is seen around the grounds for years to come.”

A lengthy trib­ute came from Brian Hey­wood, who had many good mem­o­ries of see­ing Ormerod on a cricket pitch.

He said: “Get­ting

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