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Batman Berg on course for county cricket return

Daily Echo:

8:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

HAMPSHIRE new boy Gareth ‘Batman’ Berg is taking inspiration from his favourite superhero as he prepares for his county comeback.

Hants begin final phase of pre-season

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 25th March 2015

Hampshire begin the third and final phase of pre-season today - ahead of Surrey’s visit this weekend.

Former Hampshire bowler Nathan Rimmington signs for Derbyshire

Daily Echo:

7:45am Thursday 19th March 2015

Former Hampshire bowler Nathan Rimmington has signed for Derbyshire as one of their T20 overseas players.

Hants set for Isle of Wight fixture

Daily Echo:

9:09am Wednesday 18th March 2015

Hampshire are hoping to return to the Isle of Wight after a 53-year absence.

Eastleigh 2 Wrexham 2: Constable salvages point for Spitfires

Daily Echo:

11:25pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

JAMES Constable salvaged a point for Eastleigh with a late goal against Wrexham.

"Outstanding" former Hants player still without a county contract

Daily Echo: MICHAEL BATES

5:00am Tuesday 17th March 2015

Former Hampshire wicketkeeper Michael Bates has spent the winter training with Essex – but is still without a county contract.

Homesickness behind Coles' return to Kent

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 10th March 2015

Matt Coles’ agent has insisted that “homesickness” is the reason for the all-rounder's shock Hampshire exit.

Warwick: Stoneman's 143mph crash would have been much worse in past

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 10th March 2015

THE president of the British Racing Drivers Club believes the outcome of Dean Stoneman’s 143mph crash would have been very different 15 years ago.

Hampshire chief: Change is in the air for county game

Daily Echo: Rod Bransgrove

6:00am Friday 27th February 2015

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove is looking forward to discussing ideas for the future of English cricket with the new-look England and Wales Cricket Board.

Benkenstein: Why isn't Vince at the World Cup?

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 27th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE coach Dale Benkenstein reckons England’s Lions stars should be at the World Cup.

White: Three-day proposal would be a 'backward step'

Daily Echo: Giles White

7:00am Thursday 26th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE director of cricket Giles White believes the return of three-day cricket would be a backward step for the LV County Championship.

Hampshire have signed "perfect county player"

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 25th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE have signed two South African-born England-qualified players – including former Middlesex all-rounder Gareth Berg.

Hants signing in the wickets

Daily Echo:

6:33pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

Hampshire’s Jackson Bird has recorded his best figures since his comeback from a back injury.

Start venue for New Forest Marathon revealed

Daily Echo: Pictures from this years New Forest Half Marathon 2013.

1:28pm Monday 16th February 2015

The New Forest Marathon will begin in Brockenhurst on September 13.

PICTURES: KP returns to Hampshire as England lose World Cup opener

Daily Echo:

10:06am Saturday 14th February 2015

Kevin Pietersen is at The Ageas Bowl as England crash to a heavy defeat against Australia on the opening day of the World Cup.

Winchester prodigy scores England hat-trick

Daily Echo:

11:24pm Friday 13th February 2015

Joe Marchant scored a sensational hat-trick for England U20s against Italy tonight.

Michael Carberry aiming for IPL place

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 14th February 2015

Michael Carberry is hoping to become the third Hampshire player to appear in the Indian Premier League – and miss the start of the county season.

Hampshire Cricket and Saints building closer ties

Daily Echo:

7:50pm Friday 13th February 2015

Hampshire are developing stronger links with Saints.

Carberry in IPL auction

Daily Echo: MICHAEL CARBERRY (LMI Photography)

10:04am Friday 13th February 2015

Michael Carberry will enter the 2015 Indian Premier League auction on Monday.

How Saints can help future generations

Daily Echo:

1:00pm Thursday 12th February 2015

THE Premier League’s new domestic TV rights deal is staggering, but what does it mean for Saints?

Stoneman signs for Red Bull

Daily Echo: DEAN STONEMAN

10:37am Thursday 12th February 2015

Dean Stoneman’s Formula One dream is a step closer to reality – after he signed for Red Bull.

Hampshire sailor targeting global victory

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 7th February 2015

THE fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race begins this weekend – with Warsash’s Ian Walker aiming to return to the top of the leaderboard.

Lymington-based sailing ace targets record books

Daily Echo: Ian Williams

5:00am Thursday 5th February 2015

IAN Williams is aiming to sail into the record books - by winning his FIFTH world match racing title.

Hants strengthen links with Harlequins

Daily Echo:

3:54pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE have stepped up their pre-season training with a rugby session – as the club strengthens its links with Harlequins RFC.

White calls for new t20 comp

Daily Echo: Giles White

8:00am Friday 30th January 2015

Hampshire director of cricket Giles White wants the County Championship to be restructured to make room for a new domestic T20 league.

White: The cap fits for Hampshire

Daily Echo: Giles White

7:00am Friday 30th January 2015

GILES White has confirmed Hampshire are not affected by the reduction of county cricket’s salary cap.

Hants star is out for 99

Daily Echo: James Vince

4:07pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

James Vince made 99 in his second game as England Lions captain.

Carberry wins Big Bash title

Daily Echo:

12:06pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Michael Carberry held his nerve as the Perth Scorchers won the Big Bash final - with a dramatic last-ball win against the Sydney Sixers.

Eastleigh crash to rare home defeat

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

11:03pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

EASTLEIGH crashed to a second defeat in three home games - to a goal by a former Havant & Waterlooville striker.

Vince can't wait to become skipper

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

JAMES Vince is looking forward to the challenge of captaining England Lions during the one-day series against South Africa A that starts tomorrow.

The match that still reduces Hampshire Cricket skipper Jimmy Adams to tears

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

HE has won five trophies in the last six seasons with Hampshire, but it is an early-season County Championship match that still reduces Jimmy Adams to tears.

Vince: "It's a huge honour to captain England Lions"

Daily Echo: James Vince

10:37am Thursday 22nd January 2015

James Vince admits it was a "huge honour" to be asked to captain the England Lions one-day side.

Jimmy Adams on fatherhood, his childhood and the ups and downs of his Hampshire career

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 22nd January 2015

IT promises to be a very busy summer for Hampshire captain Jimmy Adams.

Trott praise for England Lions centurion Vince

Daily Echo:

10:23am Wednesday 21st January 2015

JAMES Vince's maiden England Lions hundred, a heroic 152 not out, has secured a draw against South Africa A.

Hampshire star set to captain England

Daily Echo: JAMES VINCE (LMI Photography)

6:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

JAMES Vince is set to be named as captain of the England Lions one-day side after continuing his impressive form against South Africa A.

Bransgrove backing for 'English Premier League'

Daily Echo: ROD BRANSGROVE

10:41pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove insists it is not too late to introduce a new-look T20 competition.

Vince continues fine Lions form

Daily Echo:

6:02pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

James Vince's outstanding England Lions form continues.

Carberry and Pietersen to face off

Daily Echo: MICHAEL CARBERRY (LMI Photography)

7:00am Tuesday 20th January 2015

MICHAEL Carberry admits he would like to see Hampshire sign one of his Perth Scorchers teammates.

New Forest Marathon organisers seek sponsor

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 16th January 2015

The organisers of the new-look New Forest Marathon are looking for a headline sponsor for the event’s September relaunch.

Vince impresses for England Lions

Daily Echo: James Vince

4:59pm Monday 12th January 2015

JAMES Vince is closing in on his maiden first-class fifty for the England Lions after impressing against South Africa A.

Carberry Bashes Flintoff in Perth win

Daily Echo:

11:01am Thursday 8th January 2015

Michael Carberry struck Andrew Flintoff for successive sixes in guiding Perth Scorchers to another Big Bash victory.

Gosney stars in Totton win

Daily Echo: Mike Gosney

6:18pm Thursday 1st January 2015

AFC Totton scored two goal-of-the-season contenders on their way to a Mike Gosney-inspired 4-2 win against Fleet Town.

Hampshire relishing return to top flight in 2015

Daily Echo:

2:24pm Wednesday 31st December 2014

THERE is much to look forward to for Hampshire Cricket fans in 2015.

Boatmen triumph in derby clash with Stags

Daily Echo:

6:12pm Saturday 27th December 2014

SUPER-sub Jess Walklin scored with his first touch as Sholing beat an AFC Totton side, including the re-signed Mike Gosney, 2-1.

VIDEO: Carberry loses his bat on his Big Bash debut

Daily Echo:

12:29pm Monday 22nd December 2014

Michael Carberry gave a new meaning to ‘throwing your bat at the ball’ on his Big Bash debut for the Perth Scorchers.

Benali: Keep the faith

Daily Echo: Francis Benali heads for home as his Big Run reaches it's conclusion.

6:00am Friday 19th December 2014

FRANNY Benali has urged Saints to keep the faith as they aim to avoid a sixth straight defeat tomorrow against Everton.

Carberry given all-clear for Big Bash

Daily Echo: MICHAEL CARBERRY (LMI Photography)

5:33pm Thursday 18th December 2014

MICHAEL Carberry is expected to make his Big Bash debut for the Perth Scorchers on Monday – despite an injury scare.

Ashes 2019: Ageas Bowl misses out on Test

Daily Echo:

4:51pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

HAMPSHIRE chairman Rod Bransgrove insists he is more determined than ever to bring the Ashes to the Ageas Bowl – despite being denied a 2019 Test.

Hampshire to learn Ashes fate

Daily Echo: ROD BRANSGROVE

1:15pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

Hampshire will discover whether The Ageas Bowl has been awarded a 2019 Ashes Test in the next 24 hours.

Le Saux: Saints can win a trophy this season

Daily Echo:

7:35pm Monday 15th December 2014

GRAEME Le Saux insists Saints can finish in the Premier League’s top six – AND win the club’s first major trophy for 39 years.

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