Record-breaking Coles stuns Essex

Daily Echo:

9:59pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MATT Coles blasted Hampshire’s fastest-ever T20 fifty to keep alive the county’s hopes of a home quarter-final.

Buttler set for Ageas Bowl Test debut

Daily Echo: STAR MAN: Jos Buttler on the way to reaching 47 from only 16 balls

10:44pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

JOS Buttler is set to make his Test debut at The Ageas Bowl following Matt Prior’s decision to stand down for the rest of the season.

Cook heads to Ageas Bowl determined to silence critics

Daily Echo: Alastair Cook

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Alastair Cook will arrive at Hampshire’s Ageas Bowl later this week experiencing the toughest moments of his professional career.

Cook vows to carry on as skipper for Hampshire Test

Daily Echo: Alastair Cook

4:08pm Monday 21st July 2014

Alastair Cook has vowed to carry on as England captain despite presiding over a 95-run defeat to India in the second Investec Test at Lord's.

England collapse increases pressure on Cook ahead of Ageas Bowl Test

Daily Echo: Alastair Cook

3:15pm Monday 21st July 2014

England collapsed to a 95-run defeat at Lord’s, to concede a 1-0 Investec series lead and pile ever more pressure on their captain Alastair Cook.

IPL star searching for Hants spark

Daily Echo: Glenn Maxwell

5:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Glenn Maxwell returns to the scene of one of his most explosive innings for Hampshire tomorrow desperate to end his run of low scores.

Only victory will do for Hampshire

Daily Echo: Ravi Bopara led the Essex run chase with skipper Ryan ten Doeschate. Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTO

9:12pm Monday 21st July 2014

HAMPSHIRE should be unchanged as they bid to climb into runners-up spot in their final NatWest T20 Blast South group game in Essex tonight.

Hants qualify for another T20 quarter-final

Daily Echo:

10:45pm Friday 18th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE qualified for the T20 Blast quarter-finals for the sixth successive season after winning an Ageas Bowl thriller last night.

Bates dropped for T20 derby

Daily Echo: JAMES VINCE (LMI Photography)

4:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE will qualify for the T20 quarter finals for the sixth successive season if they return to form by beating Sussex tomorrow (7pm).

Hants lose Championship thriller

Daily Echo:

3:46pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE LV County Championship promotion race is wide open after Hampshire lost their first game of the season - to Ravi Bopara-inspired Essex at Colchester.

Abbott left out by South Africa

Daily Echo: Kyle Abbott

2:52pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

KYLE Abbott was left out of South Africa’s side for the first of their two Tests against Sri Lanka – while Hampshire struggled without him.

Hampshire cricket stars out in force for Winchester charity day

Daily Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

EIGHT Hampshire cricket stars will descend on Winchester for an annual charity fundraiser this weekend.

Hampshire fight back to keep Essex in check


7:02pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Essex's hopes of gaining a substantial first innings lead over Hampshire in their LV County Championship match failed because of the shortcomings of their middle and late-order batsmen.

Hants wicketkeeper gets England call-up

Daily Echo: Hampshire's Tom Alsop

12:19pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Hampshire wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Alsop has been included in England's u19 squad for next month's test series against South Africa.

Hampshire duo sign new deals

Daily Echo: Adam Wheater

10:34am Monday 14th July 2014

Adam Wheater and Liam Dawson have signed contract extensions to keep them at Hampshire until 2017.

Wheater celebrates new deal with timely ton

Daily Echo: ADAM WHEATER (LMI Photography)

7:15pm Monday 14th July 2014

ADAM Wheater celebrated penning a new Hampshire contract with a magnificent century to rescue his side against his former Essex colleagues in their LV County Championship Division Two contest yesterday.

Hampshire Cricket mourn legend Peter Sainsbury

Daily Echo:

7:23pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Peter Sainsbury, the only man to play in both of Hampshire’s County Championship-winning sides, has died. He was 80.

Hampshire washed out on first day of Championship visit to Essex

Daily Echo: Jimmy Adams

4:18pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Essex and Hampshire were thwarted by the weather at Colchester as rain completely washed out the opening day's play in the LV= County Championship.

Rimmington set for Championship debut

Daily Echo:

9:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

WHEN Hampshire last played at Colchester, they lost while their captain was doing his best to stop England winning one of the great Ashes Tests.

Hants suffer a third T20 defeat in four games

Daily Echo:

10:03pm Friday 11th July 2014

Hampshire’s hopes of a sixth T20 quarter-final in as many years are in the balance after a third defeat in four games.

Rimmington: "Death bowling is my go-to skill"

Daily Echo:

12:14pm Friday 11th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE new boy Nathan Rimmington will make his T20 Blast debut in place of Kyle Abbott tonight.

Vince challenged to lead from the front

Daily Echo: JAMES VINCE (LMI Photography)

8:40am Friday 11th July 2014

JAMES Vince has been challenged to lead from the front – by returning to his best T20 form against Middlesex at The Ageas Bowl tonight (7pm start).

New Hants signing set for T20 debut

Daily Echo:

12:59pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Hampshire have signed Australian Nathan Rimmington as cover for Kyle Abbott.

Hants maintain unbeaten run

Daily Echo:

12:17pm Thursday 10th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE are back in the LV County Championship’s top two after maintaining their unbeaten start to the season.

Hants drop to third as Gloucestershire dominate

Daily Echo:

7:27pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Hampshire were replaced by Surrey in the LV County Championship’s top two as they lost ground in what is becoming a fascinating battle for promotion.

130 years and out - the end of cricket at Swan Green

Daily Echo:

12:16pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

The New Forest’s most iconic cricket ground, which has been used since 1882, is no more.

Tomlinson and Balcombe share century stand

Daily Echo:

12:26pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

JAMES Tomlinson batted like The Beard That’s Feared as he scored his maiden first-class fifty while sharing a tenth-wicket century partnership with David Balcombe.

Hants grateful for last-wicket heroics

Daily Echo:

7:54pm Monday 7th July 2014

IT was fitting that Hampshire should mark the 150th anniversary of the club’s first first-class match with a second batting collapse in as many days.

Benkenstein: "We're giving the fans their money's worth!"

Daily Echo:

8:16pm Monday 7th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE coach Dale Benkenstein described the first day of the LV County Championship match against Gloucestershire as “a mixed bag”.

Rouse ready for Hants return - with Gloucestershire

Daily Echo: Adam Rouse.

1:45pm Monday 7th July 2014

ADAM Rouse is looking forward to returning to Hampshire today as Gloucestershire’s FIFTH wicketkeeper of the season.

Dawson ready for Blast off

Daily Echo: Liam Dawson

5:00am Monday 7th July 2014

Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson is targeting a NatWest t20 Blast return against Middlesex at the Ageas Bowl on Friday night.

150 years of Hampshire Cricket - an all-time XI

Daily Echo: Hampshire Cricket Coverage from the Daily Echo

12:39pm Monday 7th July 2014

TODAY is the 150th anniversary of Hampshire Cricket’s first official first-class match.

Hants thrashed at home by Somerset

Daily Echo:

5:19pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Hampshire need two wins from their last three T20 group games to secure quarter-final qualification after collapsing to another heavy defeat.

Hants win again as Coles stars on Kent return

Daily Echo: Matt Coles

9:41pm Friday 4th July 2014

MATT Coles starred with bat and ball on his return to Canterbury as Hampshire beat Kent in the T20 Blast tonight.

Coles ready for Canterbury return

Daily Echo: Matt Coles

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

MATT Coles is not expecting a warm welcome when he returns to Canterbury to face his former Kent teammates tonight.

Warne praise for former Hampshire colleague Pietersen ahead of Lord's reunion


11:34am Friday 4th July 2014

Shane Warne has backed Kevin Pietersen to show England what they are missing when the two line up for a Rest of the World side in a match to commemorate the bicentenary of Lord's tomorrow.

Carberry extends Hants contract

Daily Echo: MICHAEL CARBERRY (LMI Photography)

1:21pm Friday 4th July 2014

Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry has signed a three-year contract extension.

Hampshire slip to third in T20 Blast table after Roy boosts Surrey

Daily Echo:

8:01am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Jason Roy underlined his England one-day potential by hitting a spectacular 79 off 46 balls as Surrey romped to an eight-wicket victory against Kent in the NatWest T20 Blast South Division at the Kia Oval last night.

Ervine stars as Hants keep Surrey at bay


6:30pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THIS was far from an Oval classic, but come September Hampshire’s draw against Surrey may be recalled as one of their most important results of the season.

Adams and Smith frustrate Surrey at the Oval

Daily Echo: Hampshire Cricket Coverage from the Daily Echo

6:50pm Monday 30th June 2014

Hampshire are on course to take another big step towards LV County Championship promotion – by denying Surrey victory at The Oval.

Roy ton puts Hampshire on back foot


7:50pm Sunday 29th June 2014

A sparkling unbeaten 114 by the in-form Jason Roy coupled with half-centuries from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Gary Wilson helped Surrey dominate a rain-interrupted second day against Hampshire at The Oval.

Hants mauled at The Oval

Daily Echo: James Vince looks up in despair as Hampshire crash to defeat at The Oval (LMI Photography)

8:49pm Friday 27th June 2014

Hampshire have been thrashed by eight wickets by Surrey at The Oval.

Rouse stars for Gloucestershire

Daily Echo: Adam Rouse.

10:14pm Friday 27th June 2014

ADAM Rouse did Hampshire a favour with a match-winning innings on his home debut for Gloucestershire last night.

Hampshire out to crash KP's birthday bash

Daily Echo: BIG MONEY DEAL: Kevin Pietersen, pictured playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore

8:19am Friday 27th June 2014

Hampshire will try to make it a miserable birthday for Kevin Pietersen and tame the ‘Dilscoop’ when they take on two of the world’s best T20 batsmen against Surrey at The Oval tonight.

Comeback for Dawson

Daily Echo: Liam Dawson

8:23am Friday 27th June 2014

Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson is set to return to competitive action on Sunday afternoon after a seven-week groin injury lay off.

Hants to remember WWI during Ageas Bowl Test

Daily Echo: The Ageas Bowl cricket ground at Hedge End.

11:52am Thursday 26th June 2014

Hampshire Cricket will mark the 100th Anniversary of the start of the First World War during next month's Test match at The Ageas Bowl.

Hants top T20 group after latest win

Daily Echo: MICHAEL CARBERRY (LMI Photography)

9:22pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Hampshire have beaten Glamorgan by six runs in Cardiff to return to the top of the T20 Blast's South Division.

Hampshire wicket-keeper/batsman Adam Rouse signs for Gloucestershire.

Daily Echo: Adam Rouse takes a catch for St Cross to dismiss Totton & Eling's Ankush Mohod

2:11pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Hampshire wicket-keeper/batsman Adam Rouse has signed for Gloucestershire.

Hampshire out to be Glam rockers

Daily Echo: Adam Wheater

8:38am Wednesday 25th June 2014

Hampshire will return to the top of the Natwest T20 Blast’s South Division if they avenge their opening-night defeat against Glamorgan at The Swalec Stadium – the scene of their 2012 triumph.

Hants unchanged for Glamorgan trip

Daily Echo: OWAIS SHAH (LMI Photography)

12:20pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Hampshire have named an unchanged 12-man squad for tomorrow's Natwest T20 Blast match against Glamorgan at The Swalec Stadium.

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