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Ervine: "We can still beat Kent."

Daily Echo:

6:44pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

Hants follow on despite Ervine heroics

Daily Echo:

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.

Hants under pressure at The Ageas Bowl

Daily Echo:

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

Daily Echo:

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.

Stoneman wins epic GP3 duel

Daily Echo:

9:56pm Sunday 7th September 2014

Dean Stoneman made it two wins in four as he stormed to victory in the most exciting GP3 race of the season.

Adams backs veteran bowler to be a Hants hit

Daily Echo: Jimmy Adams

11:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

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

Brecon joy for Benali

Daily Echo:

8:56pm Friday 5th September 2014

THE beauty of the Brecon Beacons inspired Franny Benali on the latest leg of his Big Run.

Watersports festival makes a splash

Daily Echo:

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

THE ninth National Watersports Festival, the UK’s largest multi-discipline watersport event, is under way in Hampshire.

Exhausted Franny's toughest day so far

Daily Echo:

9:36pm Thursday 4th September 2014

FRANNY Benali collapsed in tears at the end of the toughest day of his 1,000-mile Big Run so far.

Duo face a nervous wait over Bowl future

Daily Echo: MICHAEL BATES

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

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

Tahir to give Hampshire a selection headache

Daily Echo: 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 targets promotion - as champions

Daily Echo: 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

Daily Echo:

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

Daily Echo:

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

Daily Echo: Giles White

7:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

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

Five clubs in two days for Benali

Daily Echo:

7:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

FRANNY Benali ticked off five clubs over the weekend as he continued his 1,000-mile run to all 20 Premier League grounds.

Post-tea comeback boosts Hants

Daily Echo:

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.

Beattie boost for Benali

Daily Echo:

7:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FRANNY Benali celebrated with a KFC after reaching Burnley FC, following a morale-boosting run alongside former Saints teammate James Beattie.

Graziano Pelle is fulfilling a childhood dream at Saints

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Graziano Pelle is fulfilling a childhood dream by playing in the Premier League.

Matt’s on Targett to tread in Luke Shaw’s footsteps

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ANY aspiring Saints left-back will have to bear the burden of comparisons with Gareth Bale and Luke Shaw.

Benali arrives at Hull City

Daily Echo:

7:27pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FRANNY Benali had the best day of his epic challenge, arriving at Hull City’s KC Stadium on a day that saw him cover 42 miles.

Hampshire to sign another Adams?

Daily Echo:

3:42pm Sunday 24th August 2014

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

Stoneman wins in Belgium

Daily Echo: DEAN STONEMAN

10:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

Dean Stoneman delivered a stunning performance at a damp Spa circuit to secure a valuable second GP3 victory of the season.

Hampshire suffer more Edgbaston woe

Daily Echo:

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.

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

Daily Echo:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

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

Smith desperate for T20 medal win

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

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

Shah jets in for Finals Day after holiday

Daily Echo: 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.

Flintoff available for Finals Day

Daily Echo: 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.

Can Carbs and Co light up the T20 Blast?

Daily Echo:

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

Daily Echo: 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.

Debuts for Akram and Barber

Daily Echo:

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.

Skipper Vince hoping to make T20 history

Daily Echo:

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.

Hants to sign Imran Tahir for Championship run-in

Daily Echo: 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 duo star for England U19s

Daily Echo: 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.

No FA Cup upset on historic day for youngest boss Phillips

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 18th August 2014

IT was a game that captured the imagination of football fans as far away as South America, but there was no FA Cup upset for the competition’s youngest manager to celebrate.

Chris Wood extends Hants deal for further year

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

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

Wood set for Hampshire return

Daily Echo:

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.

Lion king Vince back for Hampshire

Daily Echo: 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.

Hants on cusp of One-Day Cup exit

Daily Echo:

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"

Daily Echo:

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

Daily Echo:

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

Daily Echo:

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

Daily Echo:

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.

Wheater suspended for must-win games

Daily Echo: Adam Wheater

5:52pm Thursday 7th August 2014

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

Terry's career-best in vain

Daily Echo:

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

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

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

Terry replaces Vince in 50-over team

Daily Echo:

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.

Taylor impresses for England Under-19s

Daily Echo: BRAD TAYLOR

10:41am Tuesday 5th August 2014

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

No overseas player for Hants at Finals Day

Daily Echo: 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.

Shah set for Hampshire return

Daily Echo: 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.

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