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Cork and Hampshire to go their separate ways

Hampshire have confirmed that Dominic Cork’s contract will not be renewed. The news comes after the Hampshire captain was dropped for the last two LV County Championship matches following an improvement in form under the leadership of Jimmy Adams. And Cork … Continue reading

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Feeling is mutual as Imran Tahir says: “I’ll miss Hampshire”

Imran Tahir will miss the last two games of Hampshire’s season because of his South Africa commitments. Hampshire’s overseas player is unavailable for the last two LV County Championship matches of the season, against Lancashire at Liverpool this week and … Continue reading

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Cork keeping future plans close to his chest

Dominic Cork may yet extend his county career to a 23rd season following Hampshire’s semi-final defeat at Friends Life t20 Finals Day.   Whether that is with Hampshire remains to be seen. Relegation to the second division may persuade his … Continue reading

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Nerveless Thomas puts Somerset through: T20 finals day: Paul Bolton

Friends Life t20 Finals Day, Edgbaston 2nd  semi-final: Somerset (94-6) beat Hampshire (138-4) in super over after scores were level Super overs are clearly like buses: you wait ages for one and then two come along at once. It seemed … Continue reading

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Rumours link Hampshire captain Cork with move to Essex

Much discussion during the Colchester festival in the past few days has surrounded suggestions that former England bowler and current Hampshire captain Dominic Cork could be heading to Essex. The county were remaining tight-lipped concerning rumours about the 40 year-old, … Continue reading

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Mascarenhas aims for full Hampshire four-day future

Dimi Mascarenhas believes he will be available to play regularly in the LV County Championship next season.   Mascarenhas, 33, is still feeling his way back from the Achilles tear he sustained at last year’s Indian Premier League.   But he has been … Continue reading

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Notts look to Lumb to deliver in all formats

Nottinghamshire have moved to bolster their batting line-up for next season by signing Hampshire and England opener Michael Lumb on a three-year deal. The hard-hitting left-hander decided against renewing his contract at Hampshire following an official approach by the Trent … Continue reading

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Lumb leaves Hampshire to join Nottinghamshire

Michael Lumb has turned down a new two-year deal at Hampshire and decided to join Nottinghamshire. Lumb has spent the last five seasons with Hampshire but the offer of a three-year deal nearer to his Yorkshire roots was difficult to resist. Nottinghamshire … Continue reading

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Foster pressed to make decision on Hampshire move

Despite offering James Foster a renewed contract, Essex have given the 31-year-old permission to explore contract options with Hampshire, having received a formal notification from them requesting permission to approach the player. “He asked us for a three-year contract and … Continue reading

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Carberry tribute from Hampshire record partner McKenzie

Hampshire batsman Neil McKenzie paid tribute to Michael Carberry after the pair shared a record-busting partnership of 523 in the LV County Championship draw against Yorkshire. Carberry was 300 not out, in only his third game since recovering from blood … Continue reading

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