Natwest T20 Finals Day - the lowdown on all four teams

Basingstoke Gazette: Hants include Tomlinson and Wheater in T20 Blast squad

11:07am Friday 22nd August 2014

Hampshire will make history at Edgbaston tomorrow when they make a fifth successive appearance at T20 Finals Day.

Can Carbs and Co light up the T20 Blast?

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

AT their best, they form Hampshire’s most dynamic opening partnership since Barry Richards and Gordon Greenidge.

Hants end 50-over campaign with defeat

Basingstoke Gazette: JIMMY ADAMS

7:39pm Thursday 21st August 2014

JIMMY Adams just missed out on his first hundred of the season as Hampshire ended their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with a fourth successive defeat.

Skipper Vince hoping to make T20 history

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

JAMES Vince is hoping to become the youngest captain to win county cricket’s T20 competition as Hampshire prepare for a record fifth successive Finals Day.

Appointing Vince as captain 'was a gamble'

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

HAMPSHIRE director of cricket Giles White admits appointing James Vince as T20 captain was a risk.

Debuts for Akram and Barber

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

HAMPSHIRE seamers Tom Barber and Basil Akram will make their debuts in today’s 50-over dead rubber against Yorkshire at The Ageas Bowl.

Tahir set for Ageas Bowl return

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Hampshire are set to bring Imran Tahir back to the Ageas Bowl for the last two LV County Championship matches of the season.

Flintoff available for Finals Day

Basingstoke Gazette: Andrew Flintoff

11:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Hampshire could yet be up against Andrew Flintoff at T20 Blast Finals Day - as well as England duo Jos Buttler and James Anderson.

Hants to sign Imran Tahir for Championship run-in

Basingstoke Gazette: Imran Tahir

9:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hampshire are set to bring Imran Tahir back to the Ageas Bowl for the last two LV County Championship matches of the season.

Hants pair in England U19 win

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire's Tom Alsop

10:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hampshire duo Tom Alsop and Brad Taylor helped England Under-19s take a 4-0 lead in their one-day series against South Africa.

Flintoff unlikely to face Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: SEEKING A RETURN TO ACTION? Andrew Flintoff

8:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ENGLAND stars Jimmy Anderson and Jos Buttler will be available to play for Lancashire against Hampshire in Saturday’s NatWest T20 Blast semi-final, but Andrew Flintoff looks unlikely to be in the squad.

Hants boost promotion hopes with Canterbury win

Basingstoke Gazette: Matt Coles

3:45pm Monday 18th August 2014

Hampshire boosted their LV County Championship promotion bid with an impressive win against Kent at Canterbury.

Hants dup help England clinch series

Basingstoke Gazette: Tom Alsop

11:37pm Monday 18th August 2014

Hampshire duo Tom Alsop and Brad Taylor starred as England U19s clinched their ODI series against South Africa at Trent Bridge.

Adams stars for Hants at Canterbury

Basingstoke Gazette: Jimmy Adams

7:44pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Hampshire are on course to complete a vital LV County Championship win against Kent after an outstanding weekend in Canterbury.

Hants duo star for England U19s

Basingstoke Gazette: Tom Alsop

8:07pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Hampshire prodigy Tom Alsop hit a match-winning century as England Under-19s beat their South African counterparts at Trent Bridge.

Wood stars as Hants dominate Kent

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Wood.

8:34pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Hampshire all-rounder Chris Wood followed his opening day half-century with a five for 39 haul on day two of their LV= County Championship clash with Kent in Canterbury.

Chris Wood extends Hants deal for further year

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

CHRIS Wood has extended his contract by one year, until the end of the 2016 season.

Ervine puts Hants in the driving seat

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Sean Ervine made the best of a placid pitch to ease Hampshire into the driving seat on the opening day of their LV County Championship Division Two clash with Kent.

Wood signs contract extension

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke bowler Chris Wood

12:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

CHRIS Wood has extended his contract by one year, until the end of the 2016 season.

Wood set for Hampshire return

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

CHRIS Wood is set to play his first LV County Championship match of the season when Hampshire attempt to boost their promotion hopes against in-form Kent.

Wheater century not enough to save Hants

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE will miss out on the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals after a thrilling five-run defeat by Essex at Chelmsford.

Lion king Vince back for Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: JAMES VINCE (LMI Photography)

8:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

JAMES Vince returns to Hampshire duty today hoping to keep the county in contention for a place in the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals.

Five-wicket haul for seamer King

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

MATT King took five wickets as Hampshire enjoyed one of their best days of the season in Second Eleven Championship.

U15s to face Middlesex

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Hampshire Under-15s face Middlesex in the ECB Royal London County Cup quarter-finals at Totton & Eling's Linden Oval tomorrow at 11am.

Hants on cusp of One-Day Cup exit

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:09pm Monday 11th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE’s exit from the Royal London One-Day Cup will be confirmed if they lose to Essex at Chelmsford on Wednesday night – following a second wash-out in four days.

Will Smith: "We're in must-win territory"

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

WILL Smith admits that adapting to 50-over cricket has been a challenge for Hampshire.

Hants hoping to hang on to Maxwell

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE are hoping to have Glenn Maxwell back for a third season next year.

Hants must win last three after rain hits Ageas Bowl

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Hampshire have to win their last three group games to have a chance of reaching the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals after last night’s abandonment at The Ageas Bowl.

Dale Benkenstein: we can still reach One-Day Cup quarter-finals

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Friday 8th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE coach Dale Benkenstein has backed his players to qualify for the One-Day Cup quarter-finals - by winning their last four group games.

Hants face three must-win games after abandonment

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:48pm Friday 8th August 2014

Hampshire have to win their last three group games to have a chance of reaching the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals after tonight’s abandonment at The Ageas Bowl.

Academy four may miss out

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

The Hampshire Academy could potentially be without four England junior age group internationals for tomorrow’s visit to second-placed ECB Southern Electric Premier League title challengers Havant, beginning at 1pm.

Wheater suspended for must-win games

Basingstoke Gazette: Adam Wheater

5:52pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Adam Wheater has been suspended for Hampshire's next two Royal London One-Day Cup matches.

Free U16s admission to must-win Hants match

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:47pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Hampshire have named an unchanged side for tomorrow's must-win day/night match against Northants - to which Under-16s will be given FREE admission.

Hants duo in one-day England U19s squad

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire's Tom Alsop

3:15pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Hampshire duo Tom Alsop and Brad Taylor have been named in a 13-man England U19s squad for a Royal London One-Day series against South Africa.

Finals Day tickets on sale

Basingstoke Gazette: Picture from the Friends Life t20 Finals Day at Edgbaston.

2:02pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Hampshire's ticket allocation for NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day is now on general sale.

Terry's career-best in vain

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:20pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE’s chances of reaching Lord’s as well as Finals Day were reduced by a third defeat in four One-Day Cup games last night.

Kyle tweets Ageas Bowl goodbyes

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE will be without an overseas player for the first time in five T20 Finals Days.

Shah targets T20 double

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

OWAIS Shah has a chance to win two T20 tournaments in the space of a week – in the Caribbean and England!

Cowley is T20 star

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

LYMINGTON’S mix of experience and youth proved the ideal ingredient as they booked a place in the final of the Southern Electric twenty20 Cup.

Lymo hit back from the dead

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Lymington twice looked dead and buried against County Division 1 promotion rivals Gosport Borough – but hit back to pull off an astonishing eight run win.

No overseas player for Hants at Finals Day

Basingstoke Gazette: Kyle Abbott

10:25am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Hampshire will be without an overseas player at T20 Finals Day after Kyle Abbott confirmed his unavailability.

Terry replaces Vince in 50-over team

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:58pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Sean Terry will play his first game of the season when he replaces James Vince in tomorrow's Royal London One-Day Cup team.

Hampshire set to face Flintoff

Basingstoke Gazette: Andrew Flintoff gets in some net practice with Lancashire prior to a possible comeback in the T20 Blast competition

6:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE are expected to face both Andrew Flintoff and Kabir Ali in their T20 Blast semi-final later this month.

Taylor impresses for England Under-19s

Basingstoke Gazette: BRAD TAYLOR

10:41am Tuesday 5th August 2014

BRAD Taylor impressed on his England Under-19s debut.

Shah set for Hampshire return

Basingstoke Gazette: OWAIS SHAH (LMI Photography)

5:00am Monday 4th August 2014

Hampshire expect to have Owais Shah available when they play their fifth T20 semi-final in as many seasons, against Lancashire Lightning.

Brilliant Vince leads Hants to Finals Day

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:14pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Hampshire have qualified for T20 Finals Day for a record fifth successive season after another sensational win at Trent Bridge.

Vince tipped for England call this summer

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:03pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

SEAN Ervine reckons James Vince will play for England before the end of the season after another vital innings for his county.

Rod: We want an Ashes Test

Basingstoke Gazette: Rod Bransgrove

3:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

‘NOW for an Ashes Test!’ That’s the rallying cry from Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove after the successful staging of the stadium’s second Test this week.

Hampshire prepare for life without overseas duo

Basingstoke Gazette: Glenn Maxwell

11:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

HAMPSHIRE are looking for their fourth overseas player of the season as Glenn Maxwell and Kyle Abbott prepare to bid farewell after tomorrow’s Natwest T20 Blast quarter-final at Trent Bridge.

Hants surprised by last-day Test attendance

Basingstoke Gazette: STUART ROBERTSON

12:05pm Friday 1st August 2014

HAMPSHIRE were taken by surprise by the size of the last-day Ageas Bowl crowd that witnessed England's first Test win for nearly a year.






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