First Team

Kyle Abbott

Kyle Abbott

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 87
DOB: 18.06.87
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Kyle was born in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and has represented South Africa in all three formats at International level.

In January 2017 it was announced that Abbott had re-signed for Hampshire on a four-year deal.
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Jimmy Adams

Jimmy Adams

Batsman
Squad Number: 4
DOB: 23.09.80
Player Style: Left Hand Bat, Left Arm Bowler
Debut: April 2001 v Somerset
Best Performance: 262* v Nottinghamshire (July, 2006)
Jimmy was born in Winchester and played for Hampshire’s junior sides and England Under 19s before signing for the county.

In 2014, Adams reached 10,000 First-Class runs for the Club before scoring his fifth double century for Hampshire in Championship matches; against Leicestershire at the Ageas Bowl.
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Tom Alsop

Tom Alsop

Batsman
Squad Number: 9
DOB: 27.11.95
Player Style: Left Hand Bat
Debut: v Gloucestershire (July 2014)
Best Performance: 117 v Surrey (September 2016)
A product of Hampshire’s impressive youth system, Tom always stood out as a player likely to make the big step up to the senior game.

The 2015 season saw Alsop impress for the Hampshire Second XI and England U19s – hitting a half-century against Australia U19s at Chester-le-Street. At the end of the 2015 season, Alsop was rewarded with a new two-year contract.
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George Bailey

George Bailey

Batsman
DOB: 07.09.82
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Medium
Debut: April 2013 v Surrey
Best Performance: 93 v Leicestershire (April, 2013)
Formerly Australia's T20 and ODI skipper, Bailey was part of the 2013-14 Ashes-winning squad.

The Tasmanian-born batsman wasted no time in introducing himself at Hampshire in 2013, hitting 93 on his first-class debut.
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Gareth Berg

Gareth Berg

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 13
DOB: 18.01.81
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: April 2015 v Loughborough MCCU
Best Performance: 6-56 v Yorkshire (September, 2016)
Gareth is a right-hand batsman and right-arm pace bowler. Known by his team-mates as ‘Ice’, Berg signed for Hampshire ahead of the 2015 campaign.

Berg enjoyed a hugely impressive first season with both the ball and the bat, contributing in all formats, winning both the Fans' and Players' Player of the Year awards.
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Michael Carberry

Michael Carberry

Batsman
Squad Number: 15
DOB: 29.09.80
Player Style: Left Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: April 2006 v Gloucestershire
Best Performance: 300* v Yorkshire (August, 2011)
Joining Hampshire in 2006, Carbs enjoyed an impressive 2015, racking up 1129 runs in the LV=CC, the fifth highest haul in Division One.

Carbs heads Down Under during the winter to feature for Perth Scorchers in the KFC Big Bash, hoping to defend the title he won in 2014.
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Mason Crane

Mason Crane

Bowler
Squad Number: 32
DOB: 18.02.97
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: July 2015 v Surrey
Best Performance: 5-35 v Warwickshire (Aug, 2015)
Mason Crane, a promising young leg-spin bowler, is a product of Hampshire’s impressive youth system, and is regarded as one of the most exciting spin bowling prospects in the country.

At the tender age of 18, Mason made his Hampshire debut against Surrey (July 2015), impressively picking up the scalps of experienced pair Kumar Sangakarra and Vikram Solanki.
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Liam Dawson

Liam Dawson

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 8
DOB: 01.03.90
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Left Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2007 v Northamptonshire
Best Performance: 169 v Somerset (May, 2011)
One of Hampshire's most versatile players, 'Daws' scored his maiden first-class century at the age of 18 and has since risen through the international ranks, from England U-19 captaincy in 2007 to making T20I and ODI debuts in 2016.
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Fidel Edwards

Fidel Edwards

Bowler
Squad Number: 82
DOB: 06.02.82
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: May 2015 v Yorkshire
Best Performance: 5-32 v Warwickshire (August, 2015)
Born in Barbados, Fidel has represented the West Indies in all three international formats.

Known for his express pace, Edwards has taken 269 first-class wickets in his career and 165 test scalps, making his Test debut after playing just one domestic game for his native Barbados.
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Sean Ervine

Sean Ervine

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 7
DOB: 06.12.82
Player Style: Left Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: April 2005 v Gloucestershire
Best Performance: 237* v Somerset (May, 2010)
“Slug” was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, and represented his country in five Tests (2003-4) and 42 limited overs matches including the first ever international at the Ageas Bowl.

His highest First Class score to date is 237* and during the 2014 season, Ervine became the first Hampshire player to make 100 T20 appearances for the Club.
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Asher Hart

Asher Hart

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 28
DOB: 30.03.97
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Medium
Asher Hart is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium bowler.

Hart, who had previously been on Durham’s books having represented their Academy and Second XI sides throughout 2016, joined Hampshire at the end of last season ahead of the 2017 campaign.
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Lewis McManus

Lewis McManus

Wicketkeeper-Batsman
Squad Number: 18
DOB: 09.10.94
Player Style: Right Hand Bat
Debut: May 2015 v Yorkshire
Best Performance: 132* v Surrey (July 2016)
Lewis is a product of Hampshire's highly successful youth system, he first made waves as part of the County's Under 17 ECB 50-Over Cup winning side in 2011.

At the end of the 2015 season, McManus was awarded with a new two-year contract.
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Rilee Rossouw

Rilee Rossouw

Batsman
DOB: 09.10.89
Player Style: Left Hand Bat
Born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Rilee has represented his country in 51 limited-overs matches since making his debut in 2014.

In January 2017 it was announced that Rossouw had signed for Hampshire on a three-year deal.
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Will Smith

Will Smith

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 2
DOB: 28.09.82
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: April 2014 v Worcestershire
Best Performance: 210 v Lancashire (August, 2016)
Will signed to add experience to the squad ahead of the 2014 season and enjoyed a fantastic first season with Hampshire.

Smith’s importance to Hampshire all formats was once again highlighted in 2015. Despite not scoring a century, Will finished as Hampshire’s second-highest runs-scorer in the Championship.
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Ryan Stevenson

Ryan Stevenson

Bowler
Squad Number: 47
DOB: 02.04.92
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: September 2015 v Durham
Best Performance: 2-40 v Surrey (June, 2016)
Ryan, who was born in Torquay, caught the eye of Giles White while playing a minor counties match for Devon. He immediately impressed and initially signed a deal until the end of the 2015 season.

Ryan went on to feature in the last two matches of the 2015 campaign and signed a new contract keeping him at Hampshire until the end of the 2017 season.
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Brad Taylor

Brad Taylor

Bowler
Squad Number: 93
DOB: 14.03.97
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: August 2013 v Bangladesh A
Best Performance: 4-64 v Lancashire (August, 2013)
Brad hit the headlines in 2013 at the age of 16 when he became the youngest player in 135 years to appear for the Hampshire First Team.

At the end of the 2014 season, Brad was awarded with a development contract for the 2015 season.
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Reece Topley

Reece Topley

Bowler
Squad Number: 6
DOB: 21.02.94
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Left Arm Bowler
Reece, born in Ipswich, signed a two-year deal with Hampshire in 2015.

The left-arm bowler, leading wicket taker for both the 2012 and 2013 domestic T20 Blast competitions, made his England debut in August 2015, and has now featured in both England's IT20 and 50-over sides.
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James Vince

James Vince

Batsman & Club Captain
Squad Number: 14
DOB: 14.03.91
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: May 2009 v Loughborough MCCU
Best Performance: 240 v Essex (June, 2014)
Raised in Wiltshire, James played for Hampshire’s junior sides before his Second XI debut in 2007.

After consistently impressing, the Club awarded Vince the T20 captaincy ahead of the 2014 season. In 2015 it was announced that Vince would captain Hampshire across all formats.
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Joe Weatherley

Joe Weatherley

Batsman
Squad Number: 5
DOB: 19.01.97
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: v Cardiff MCCU (April 2016)
Best Performance: 83 v Cardiff MCCU (April, 2016)
Born in Winchester, Joe is a product of Hampshire's hugely successful youth system, having represented the county from a young age.

After impressive performances for Hampshire's 2nd XI, Joe signed a development contract with Hampshire and made nine appearances for the first team in 2016.
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Brad Wheal

Brad Wheal

Bowler
Squad Number: 58
DOB: 26.08.96
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Right Arm Bowler
Debut: May 2015 v Middlesex
Best Performance: 6/51 v Nottinghamshire (August 2016)
Brad was born in Durban, South Africa but holds a British passport and has recently moved to England, having been spotted by Dale Benkenstein, formerly Hampshire's head coach.

The 18-year-old’s talent and potential was identified whilst playing for his home-town side and the promising youngster was offered a development contract for the 2015 season and picked up the wicket of Sam Robson on debut!
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Chris Wood

Chris Wood

All-Rounder
Squad Number: 25
DOB: 27.06.90
Player Style: Right Hand Bat, Left Arm Bowler
Debut: April 2009 v Glamorgan
Best Performance: 5-39 v Kent (August 2014)
“Woody” is fast turning into a genuine all-rounder and is certain to be on England's radar very soon.

Wood proved his limited overs prowess once again in 2015, topping the club's T20 averages whilst also claiming 10 wickets in the 50-over competition.
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