NEIL McKenzie is extending his stay with Hampshire to play in the LV County Championship.

The South African was originally signed as a Friends Life t20 specialist this year, but Michael Carberry’s knee injury means he is staying to help strengthen Hampshire’s promotion challenge – starting against Yorkshire on Wednesday.

McKenzie said: “I’m not here for the whole season but am definitely here for the next month and a half and we’ll take it from there."

Full story in Monday's Daily Echo