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Hampshire boosted by McKenzie’s increased availability

Hampshire batsman Neil McKenzie is now available to the county for most of the 2012 season. McKenzie was always set to return to the Rose Bowl for the Friends Life t20 competition in June, but he is now also available … Continue reading

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Bransgrove hails Rose Bowl sale as positive news

Rod Bransgrove has called it “a positive development” after The Rose Bowl’s future was secured by Eastleigh Borough Council, which has bought Hampshire’s ground and headquarters for £6.5m. Bransgrove, chairman of Rose Bowl plc, has already ploughed a similar sum … Continue reading

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Mascarenhas delighted to extend long Hampshire career

Former England all-rounder Dimi Mascarenhas has signed a new two-year contract with Hampshire – extending his county career to a possible 18th season. Masarenhas, who made his Hampshire debut as a teenager more than 15 years ago, will also captain … Continue reading

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Howell confirms he is looking for move from Hampshire

Hampshire all-rounder Benny Howell is looking for another county after becoming frustrated by his lack of opportunities in the LV County Championship last season. The 23-year-old has had more opportunities in the limited-overs formats since making his senior debut last … Continue reading

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County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

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Mustard aims to flourish as Dawson’s replacement

Durham’s four-day captain Phil Mustard is determined to prove he can tolerate a little hardship by playing in Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands until mid-December. He will take over in the Mountaineers team from Hampshire’s Liam Dawson, who played in only one … Continue reading

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McKenzie accepts reduced Hampshire role for 2012

Hampshire batsman Neil McKenzie has won the county’s Player of the Year award – but will only return for part of next season. The South African will be back for a third stint with the county in 2012 and has … Continue reading

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Frustrated Myburgh seeks another chance to shine

Johann Myburgh admits he was frustrated not to get more chances in Hampshire’s first team. The Kolpak signing was Hampshire’s best batsman at the Caribbean T20 tournament in January, but played his last game for the county at the end … Continue reading

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“We must stay positive” says Rose Bowl boss Bransgrove

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove is determined to stay positive following The Rose Bowl’s Ashes snub. Having expected to be awarded an Ashes Test in either 2013 or 2015, Bransgrove admits it came as “a crushing blow” to be told The … Continue reading

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Katich in, Pothas out as Hampshire ring changes

Hampshire have responded to relegation to the LV County Championship’s second division by releasing Nic Pothas and re-signing Simon Katich as their overseas player.   Beneficiary Pothas is the most high-profile of the players following Dominic Cork out of the … Continue reading

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