Hants aim for final promotion push

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

TWO years after winning the T20 title in Cardiff, Hampshire have the chance to end the season with more celebrations at The Swalec Stadium.

Barton Farm developer works with cricket club to donate equipment to African team

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:08am Saturday 20th September 2014

A DEVELOPER for one of Winchester’s largest housing projects has joined forces with a nearby cricket club to donate equipment to a needy African team.

Strong Eastleigh squad lines up for Island trip

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Eastleigh take a strong squad across The Solent to face Sandown & Shanklin as they aim to stay with London 3 South-West’s early frontrunners.

Team Solent unable to field side in opener

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

The start of Snows Group Hampshire 1 came a week too early for Team Solent who were forced to hand opponents Millbrook their opening game.

Another derby day for Totts

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Tottonians face their second Hampshire derby in as many weeks as they look to keep pace with London 2 South-West’s leading clubs.

Only way is up for bottom tier clubs...

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Snows Group Hampshire 2 clubs take to the pitch tomorrow as sides start the long battle to get off the bottom tier of league rugby.

Plenty of positives in defeat for Romsey

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:58am Friday 19th September 2014

Romsey 1st XV vs Alton 1st XV

Smith century rescues Hants

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:02pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WILL Smith celebrated his three-year contract extension with one of the most important hundreds of his career as Hampshire held on for a tense draw at The Ageas Bowl.

Hants follow on despite Ervine heroics

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:13pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Hampshire will end the Ageas Bowl season battling for five vital LV County Championship points – thanks to Sean Ervine’s first century for more than two years.

Ervine: "We can still beat Kent."

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:44pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SEAN Ervine believes his first century since 2012 could yet be a match-winning innings.

Hants under pressure at The Ageas Bowl

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Hampshire’s promotion hopes received a setback as Kent amassed their highest total of the season at The Ageas Bowl today.

Hants star signs contract extension

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:39am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Hampshire star Will Smith has signed a new two-year contract extension, until the end of the 2017 season.

Winch punished by clinical Totts

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Tottonians were on the back foot for much of their battle with Winchester – but dogged defending and a couple of timely breaks netted them an opening day victory.

Eastleigh get reward for their hard work

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Eastleigh kicked off their new campaign with a bonus point home win over Purley John Fisher.

Kent hold up Hampshire's promotion charge

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:43pm Monday 15th September 2014

Daniel Bell-Drummond and Sam Northeast each struck centuries in an unbroken fourth wicket stand of 226 as Kent severely delayed Hampshire’s progress towards promotion to the LV County Championship Division One at the Ageas Bowl.

Tahir back in for promotion decider

Basingstoke Gazette: Imran Tahir

1:34pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Imran Tahir is expected to make his first Hampshire appearance for three years tomorrow as the county aim for the win which would secure them promotion from the second tier of the County Championship.

Eastleigh looking to carry on momentum

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Eastleigh also put some welcome silverware in their cabinet by securing the Gales HSB Hampshire Bowl earlier in the year.

Rugby clubs get set for big kick-off

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Hampshire clubs kick off what is likely to be another gruelling season tomorrow as rugby players put their short summer break behind them.

Hampshire stars set up coaching courses

Basingstoke Gazette: JAMES VINCE (LMI Photography)

11:09am Thursday 11th September 2014

Hampshire stars James Vince and Michael Carberry have designed coaching courses for aspiring young cricketers that will take place at the Ageas Bowl this winter.

Boost for Hampshire's title hopes

Basingstoke Gazette: Jimmy Adams

8:21pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Despite sitting out the latest round of matches, Hampshire enjoyed a good day in Division Two of the County Championship.

Surrey snub for ex-Hants star Pietersen

Basingstoke Gazette: Surrey's Kevin Pietersen. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

2:21pm Monday 8th September 2014

Kevin Pietersen appears unlikely to play any first-class cricket this summer after Surrey resisted the temptation to draft him into their LV_ County Championship squad to travel to Worcestershire.

Coles penalised by ECB

Basingstoke Gazette: Matt Coles has made quite an impact

10:52pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Matt Coles has received six penalty points for a dangerous throw during Hampshire's recent LV County Championship win against Leicestershire.

Tahir to give Hampshire a selection headache

Basingstoke Gazette: Imran Tahir

7:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

IMRAN Tahir will head to Hampshire after tomorrow’s triangular series final between South Africa and Australia.

Adams backs veteran bowler to be a Hants hit

Basingstoke Gazette: Jimmy Adams

11:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

JIMMY Adams is looking forward to being reunited with former teammate Andre Adams.

Duo face a nervous wait over Bowl future

Basingstoke Gazette: MICHAEL BATES

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE are still in contract negotiations with Michael Bates and David Balcombe.

Adams targets promotion - as champions

Basingstoke Gazette: Jimmy Adams

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE captain Jimmy Adams set his team's sights on more silverware after his side took a giant step to the LV County Championship’s first division.

Hants thrash Leicestershire to boost promotion charge

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:29pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

HAMPSHIRE are closing in on LV County Championship promotion after a second successive win - and they could yet go up as champions.

Adams & Carberry break Richards & Greenidge record

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

JIMMY Adams made his FIFTH double hundred for Hampshire after he and Michael Carberry broke an opening partnership record held by Barry Richards and Gordon Greenidge.

Hants to sign Andre Adams

Basingstoke Gazette: Giles White

7:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

Hampshire have signed Nottinghamshire star Andre Adams for three months of next season.

Post-tea comeback boosts Hants

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:40pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Hampshire took five wickets in 11 overs after tea to boost their promotion hopes on the opening day of their LV County Championship match against Leicestershire.

Roy injured after replacing Carberry

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:49pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Michael Carberry’s replacement in England’s NatWest Twenty20 squad was injured within hours of his call-up.

Maxwell disappointment as Zimbabwe make history

Basingstoke Gazette: Glenn Maxwell

5:05pm Sunday 31st August 2014

GLENN Maxwell was out for 13 as Australia suffered their first defeat to Zimbabwe for 31 years.

Hampshire unchanged for Leicestershire clash

Basingstoke Gazette: Chris Wood

2:34pm Friday 29th August 2014

Hampshire have named an unchanged squad for their latest LV= County Championship match, as they look to take a big step towards promotion.

Ex-Hampshire batsman Glenn Maxwell stars as Australia thrash Zimbabwe

Basingstoke Gazette: Glenn Maxwell

6:36pm Monday 25th August 2014

FORMER Hampshire batsman Glenn Maxwell almost compiled his first ODI century as Australia completed a crushing 198-run win over hosts Zimbabwe in the opening fixture of the triangular series in Harare.

Hampshire suffer more Edgbaston woe

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:19am Sunday 24th August 2014

AFTER a third Edgbaston semi-final defeat in four years, the bad news for Hampshire is that T20 Finals Day returns to Birmingham in 2015.

Hampshire to sign another Adams?

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:42pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Hampshire have been linked with a move for Nottinghamshire veteran Andre Adams.

Smith desperate for T20 medal win

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

WILL Smith is desperate to make up for his previous Finals Day disappointment.

Wood will keep it simple if he gets another chance to bowl for T20 glory

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

CHRIS Wood will keep it simple if he has another chance to bowl Hampshire to T20 glory tonight.

Live T20 Finals Day - Hampshire v Lancashire

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:31pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Welcome to live coverage of Hampshire's T20 Blast semi-final against Lancashire at Edgbaston.

Shah jets in for Finals Day after holiday

Basingstoke Gazette: OWAIS SHAH (LMI Photography)

3:51pm Friday 22nd August 2014

OWAIS Shah will fly in from a family holiday tomorrow morning in time to play for Hampshire at T20 Finals Day.

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.






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