Inquest told Hughes faced hostile bowling

An inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes has heard that the former Hampshire and Australia cricketer was subjected to hostile bowling and verbal abuse, including a comment that sounded like ‘I’m going to kill you’.

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Mitcheson is man on a mission

Toby Mitcheson has moved a step closer to achieving his dream job after receiving an award for being the best cricket coach under the age of 25 in Hampshire.

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Hampshire have been given a relegation reprieve but Kent feel it is an unfair decision. Picture: Neil Marshall

Kennedy: ECB’s decision in favour of Hampshire is not fair on Kent

KENT chairman George Kennedy claims the England and Wales Cricket Board has dealt his county ‘an unfair hand’ by allowing Hampshire to remain in division one of the County Championship.

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Hampshire are staying up. Picture: Neil Marshall

Bransgrove: Relegation reprieve is a boost for Hampshire

ROD BRANSGROVE has admitted Hampshire’s reprieve from relegation is a big boost ahead of next season in the County Championship.

James Vince leads the handshakes at the end of Hanpshire's defeat to Durham on the final day of the season Picture: Neil Marshall

Hampshire are back in division one

Hampshire have been reinstated into County Championship division one.

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White: Hampshire gave it their all

Director of cricket Giles White admitted he couldn’t have asked for more from his Hampshire side as their top-flight relegation was confirmed.

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Gareth Berg finished the day on 36 not out Picture: Neil Marshall

Hampshire relegated from division one

Hampshire’s Specsavers County Championship division one stay is over.

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Ryan McLaren (0) is bowled LBW by Ryan Pringle Picture: Neil Marshall

White upbeat despite Hampshire frustration

Director of cricket Giles White remained positive despite a frustrating third day in Hampshire’s Specsavers County Championship division one decider against Durham.

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Hampshire celebrate after Keaton Jennings was removed by Gareth Berg on day two. Picture: Neil Marshall

Dawson calls for three more quick wickets

LIAM DAWSON is calling on Hampshire to capitalise on their strong position after day two of the County Championship clash with Durham.

James Vince impressed against Durham on day one of Hampshire's County Championship survival showdown at the Ageas Bowl      Picture: Neil Marshall

Hampshire on top in survival bid

Half-centuries from Jimmy Adams, Will Smith, James Vince and Sean Ervine set up the perfect first day of Hampshire’s County Championship survival showdown with Durham.

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Giles White Picture: Neil Marshall

Hampshire win vital in bid to beat drop

Director of cricket Giles White is hoping to use memories of a year ago to keep Hampshire in the Specsavers County Championship division one.

Match action during the annual Bramble Bank cricket match
Picture:  Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Cricketers slug it out in the middle of the Solent

Two teams of players staged what is regarded as one of the more eccentric cricket matches of the season - held in the middle of the Solent.

Hampshire seamer James Tomlinson Picture: Sarah Standing

Tomlinson announces his retirement

James Tomlinson has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

Adam Wheater Picture: Neil Marshall

Hampshire pave the way for Wheater’s Essex move

Hampshire have released Adam Wheater from his contract – allowing the wicketkeeper-batsman to join Essex.

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Hampshire's Sean Ervine Picture: Neil Marshall

Hampshire hopes denied by Sangakkara

HAMPSHIRE’s bid to ease their relegation worries suffered a blow on the final day of their Championship clash with Surrey.

Sean Ervine made an unbeaten 158   Picture: Neil Marshall

Trio hit tons for brilliant Hampshire

Hampshire improved their chances of avoiding relegation from division one of the County Championship after a dominant third-day performance put them in a position to press for victory against Surrey at The Kia Oval.

Hampshire acting head coach Craig White

Burns on fire as he frustrates Hampshire

HAMPSHIRE aired their bowling frustration after the opening day of their County Championship clash with Surrey.

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Ben Walker and Rob Gibson celebrate winning the Southern League. Picture: Innes Marlow (161239-1)

Walker: Double success is a wonderful reward for Havant

BEN WALKER was an extremely proud captain as Havant finished their season in fine style by completing a league and cup double.

Giles White, right. Picture: Neil Marshall

Hampshire chief: Yorkshire, it’s over to you

Giles White surveyed the first three days of Hampshire’s County Championship division one battle with Yorkshire and told the visitors: The ball is in your court.

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