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Hampshire head to Northeast for success

Hampshire have confirmed the signing of top-order batsman Sam Northeast from Kent.

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The Ageas Bowl Picture: Neil Marshall

Ageas Bowl snubbed for Ashes but to host new T20 competition

The Ageas Bowl has missed out as a 2023 Ashes venue – but will be one of eight hosts for the England and Wales Cricket Board’s new franchise Twenty20 competition.

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The 'Losing my Sight Charity isholding a cricket activity for the blind at Fratton Community Centre, Portsmouth.''Picture: Habibur Rahman

Blind residents try their hand at new sport

BLIND and visually-impaired people have been bowled over by the introduction of a new sport.

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The Ageas Bowl is the venue for two key meetings in February. Picture: Neil Marshall

Meetings to consider league cricket changes in Hampshire

TWO key meetings will held be in the coming weeks to consider changes to league cricket within Hampshire, ahead of the season.

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England's Mason Crane will make his England Test debut when the fifth Ashes Test begins at Sydney Cricket Ground tonight

Root: Hampshire talent will embrace Ashes debut

Mason Crane will become England’s youngest frontline spinner for 91 years when he makes his Test debut in the Ashes tonight.

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Hampshire's James Vince hits a six during the NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston, Birmingham. PPP-170309-212743001

Hampshire start T20 Blast campaign against Glamorgan

Hampshire’s quest for a third T20 Blast title will begin with a home clash against Glamorgan.

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Pompey fan Anya Shrubsole on BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist

Cricket star Anya Shrubsole has been shortlisted for the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award.

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England's James Vince walks off dejected after being runout by Nathan Lyon during day one of the Ashes Test match at The Gabba, Brisbane.

Vince: I’m disappointed – but I would have taken Ashes knock

James Vince admitted his disappointment after falling 17 runs short of a maiden Ashes century.

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James Vince in action on day one of the Ashes at the Gabba in Brisbane

Hampshire hero stars on day one of Ashes

James Vince launched his Ashes series in fine style with a superb 83 on day one of the first Test in Brisbane.

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James Vince will make his Ashes debut at the Gabba

Vince to make Ashes debut

James Vince will make his Ashes debut in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane tomorrow (12am).

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James Vince. Picture: Sarah Standing (170455-8793)

Vince relishing ‘second chance’

James Vince is determined to make the most of his second bite at Test cricket in this winter’s Ashes.

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Promising duo handed Hampshire scholarships

Promising youngsters Tom Scriven and Felix Organ have been awarded scholarships by Hampshire.

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Jonny Bairstow, right, thanks skipper Eoin Morgan. Picture: Neil Marshall

Here’s Jonny! Bairstow shows true class with Ageas Bowl ton

Jonny Bairstow thanked England’s management for showing their faith in his batting after powering the hosts to an emphatic win over the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl.

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James Vince played a key role in Hampshire's division one survival. Pic: Neil Marshall

Hampshire grit ensures nail-biting survival

JAMES VINCE lauded a gritty rearguard action as Hampshire preserved their County Championship division one status in nail-biting fashion.

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Mason Crane believes Hampshire can avoid relegation. Picture: Neil Marshall

Crane backs Hampshire batsmen to dig in deep

Hampshire face a tense final day as they bid to preserve their County Championship division one status against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

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James Vince. Picture: Sarah Standing (170455-8793)

Hampshire duo named in Ashes squad

James Vince has earned a recall to England’s Test squad for the winter Ashes tour.

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George Bailey struck 55 for Hampshire in their first innings at Warwickshire. Picture: Neil Marshall

White: Hampshire must show their character to avoid relegation

Craig White has called on Hampshire to ‘show their character’ as they fight to preserve their County Championship division one status after a lacklustre first-innings display at Warwickshire.

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George Bailey is bowled for a duck against Essex. Picture: Neil Marshall

Hampshire fall to Essex loss

Craig White rued Hampshire’s lacklustre second-innings batting collapse as they crumbled to defeat against Essex in County Championship division one.

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Fidel Edwards bowled a six over stint of two for 15 Picture: Neil Marshall

Edwards doubles up to leave Hampshire in the hunt

Hampshire head coach Craig White is anticipating a crunch opening hour of play today as his side chase Specsavers County Championship glory against Essex at the Ageas Bowl.

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Kyle Abbott celebrates a wicket today against champions Essex. Picture: Neil Marshall

Abbott puts champions to the sword

KYLE Abbott ripped through Essex to bowl the county champions out for 76 as Hampshire appeared to be strolling towards an innings victory at the Ageas Bowl.

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