Friday, 24 January 2020

Tag Archives: Hampshire

Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon signs for Hampshire

SYDNEY: Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon said he was relishing “a fabulous opportunity” after agreeing a deal to become Hampshire s overseas player in next season’s County Championship. The 31-year-old, a key member of Australia’s Test team during the recent Ashes series, played a handful of games for Worcestershire in 2017, ...

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Somerset and Essex poised for English County title decider

LONDON: A cricketing summer that just keeps giving culminates in Taunton this week as Somerset host Essex in a winner-takes-all clash to decide the destiny of the English County Championship. Four-day county cricket in England has long struggled to capture the imagination, especially with the rise in popularity of the ...

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Hampshire’s Kyle Abbott takes 17 wickets to send records tumbling

BIRMINGHAM: Former South Africa Test player Kyle Abbott took 17 wickets in Hampshire’s County Championship win over title-chasing Somerset – the best figures in first-class cricket for 63 years. The paceman’s match return of 17-86 is the best ever for Hamphire and the best overall since England spinner Jim Laker ...

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Babar Azam ends memorable run for Somerset

LONDON: Pakistan cricket star Babar Azam bid adieu after a memorable run at the Somerset club as the club ended their run at the Vitality Blast 2019. “It was some amazing days with the Somerset family and fans. I am grateful to you all for the love that I have ...

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Babar Azam scores century as Somerset beat Hampshire

SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan’s Babar Azam slammed his second Twenty20 century to set up Somerset’s victory against Hampshire in the T20 Blast in England. Babar, the No.1 batsman on the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Rankings, carried his bat for a career-high 102* in 55 balls in Southampton on Friday, 9 August. The milestone ...

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Aiden Markram stars as Hampshire beat Middlesex

LONDON: Aiden Markram impressed with both bat and ball as champions Hampshire made it three wins from as many One-Day Cup matches this season with a 119-run rout of Middlesex on Tuesday. South African opener Markram, who is warming up for the World Cup in England later this season, made ...

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Afghan teen spinner signs for Hampshire

LONDON: Hampshire announced the signing of Afghan teenager Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand’s Colin Munro for the Twenty20 Blast. Mujeeb will be available for the whole of the county s T20 campaign and white-ball specialist opener Munro can play until he moves to the Caribbean Premier League in August. Mujeeb ...

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Hashim Amla is ‘likely’ to open for Hampshire

HAMPSHIRE director of cricket Giles White says Hashim Amla is likely to open the batting in the Specsavers County Championship – and will help the development of homegrown batsmen Tom Alsop and Joe Weatherley. The 34 year-old, who made 0 and eight as South Africa lost the first of their four ...

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Afridi’s 43-ball 101 lifts Hampshire

LONDON: Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi blasted 101 in only 43 balls to inspire Hampshire’s 101-run victory at Derbyshire in the Twenty20 Blast quarter-finals. All-rounder Afridi hit seven sixes and 10 fours to power Hampshire to 249 for eight, their highest T20 score. Skipper James Vince made 55 from 36 balls as ...

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