Hampshire

Hampshire Sign Deal With PROBIZ

Hampshire Cricket is delighted to announce that accountancy and wealth creation specialists, PROBIZ will sponsor the team’s LV= County Championship shirts for the 2011 season. PROBIZ has existing major sponsorship arrangements across a range of sports including football, cricket and rugby league and has just been named as sponsor of the Rugby League's prestigious World Club Challenge.
5 April 2011

Rose Bowl To Increase Capacity For England-India ODI

The Rose Bowl will increase its capacity to more than 20,000 for the One-Day International between England and India on 6th September following unprecedented demand for tickets. An extra 7000 seats will be added in time for the match, which despite being almost six months away, has almost sold out and fans are being urged to book early to avoid disappointment.
21 March 2011

Cork Takes On Hampshire Captaincy Full-Time

All-rounder Dominic Cork will captain Hampshire this season after the club revealed that Dimitri Mascarenhas is unlikely to be available for the start of the new season. Cork stood in and captained the side to the Friends Provident t20 title in 2010 following injuries to Mascarenhas and Nic Pothas and following him signing a one-year contract to stay at The Rose Bowl, he has now been appointed as club captain.
2 March 2011

Shahid Afridi To Play T20 Cricket For Hampshire

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has signed to play for Hampshire as their second overseas player for the 2011 Friends Provident t20 competition. He will join compatriot and fellow leg-spinner Imran Tahir in bolstering Hampshire's attack as they bid to retain their title which they won at The Rose Bowl last year.
21 February 2011

Local Kids Bowled Over By Hampshire Cricketers

Hampshire cricketers, Kabir Ali, David Balcombe, Johann Myburgh and Adam Rouse helped Sainsbury’s Hedge End launch their Active Kids 2011 campaign by holding a free cricket coaching session at The Rose Bowl with children from Kane’s Hill Primary School on Thursday 17th February.
18 February 2011

Ervine And McKenzie Extend Hampshire Stays

Hampshire pair Sean Ervine and Neil McKenzie have signed extensions to their contracts, which will see Ervine remain at The Rose Bowl unti the end of the 2013 season and McKenzie play again this summer. Ervine recently turned down the chance to play in the Cricket World Cup for Zimbabwe after he was picked in their 15-man squad, instead deciding to remain with Hampshire.
17 February 2011

Ervine Decides To Remain With Hampshire

Hampshire's Zimbabwean all-rounder Sean Ervine has decided against returning to play for his country and will instead continue to represent Hampshire. Ervine had been named in Zimbabwe's 15-man squad for the ICC World Cup in Asia, but has now changed his mind and will remain at Hampshire as a non-overseas player.
27 January 2011

Hampshire Sign South African Friedel De Wet

Hampshire have signed South African international fast bowler Friedel de Wet on a Kolpak contract for the 2011 season as they continue to bolster their squad. De Wet played two Tests for South Africa against England in 2009, taking six wickets at 31 apiece at Centurion Park and Newlands, Cape Town.
5 January 2011

Hampshire Sign Batsman Johann Myburgh

Hampshire have signed South African-born batsman Johann Myburgh for the 2011 domestic cricket season. The batsman is slated to travel with the team to the West Indies for the Caribbean T-20 tournament from 10th–23rd January and Myburgh will be available for selection in all forms of the game.
17 December 2010

Liam Dawson Extends Hampshire Contract

Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson has extended his association with Hampshire by signing a new two-year extension of his contract. The deal will allow him to represent the club until 2012. The Swindon-born 20-year-old, who bowls left-arm orthodox spin made eight first-class appearances for Hampshire last season, making 348 runs. He also contributed to both limited-overs competitions, scoring nearly 200 runs as Hampshire won the Friends Provident t20 competition.
15 December 2010

Imran Tahir Confirms Return To Hampshire

Pakistan-born leg-spinner Imran Tahir is to return to Hampshire as their overseas player for the 2011 season following a...
30 November 2010

Rose Bowl V Curry Bowl

Monday 22nd November is the start of National Curry Week and, to celebrate, The Rose Bowl’s groundstaff will be eating...
19 November 2010

Encouraging Early Ticket Sales For Rose Bowl Games

At 9am on Friday 29th October The Rose Bowl will go on sale with Main Arena tickets for their historic England v Sri Lanka...
28 October 2010

Chris Benham Leaves Hampshire

Batsman Chris Benham's 17-year association with Hampshire has come to an end after he agreed a deal to part company...
26 October 2010

Jimmy Adams Signs New Hampshire Contract

Prolific opening batsman Jimmy Adams has signed a new three-year contract with Hampshire that will keep him at The Rose Bowl...
21 October 2010

Hampshire Issue Statement As Royals Lose IPL Place

Hampshire have issued a statement in the wake of the decision taken by the Indian board (BCCI) to eject the Rajasthan Royals...
11 October 2010

Hampshire Hand Contracts To Academy Trio

Youngsters Jamie Miller, Adam Rouse and Tim Ravenscroft have been handed development contracts for the 2011 season...
7 October 2010

Cork Signs Extension To Hampshire Contract

All-rounder Dominic Cork has signed a one-year extension to his Hampshire club that will see him remain with the Friends Provident t20...
4 October 2010

Mascarenhas Fined And Banned For Twitter Outburst

Hampshire captain Dimitri Mascarenhas will miss the first two weeks of the 2011 county season after he was fined and...
15 September 2010

Hampshire's Nic Pothas Awarded 2011 Benefit Year

Hampshire wicket-keeper and vice-captain Nic Pothas has been awarded a benefit year for the 2011 season, which will be...
8 September 2010