Hampshire Cricket, founded in 1863, is one of 18 first class counties in England and Wales.

Hampshire’s major honours include winning the County Championship in 1961 and 1973, whilst the club has won 12 limited-overs titles, including the most recent 2018 Royal London One-Day Cup triumph.

In 2010 Hampshire created history by becoming the first British domestic side to win the Twenty20 competition on home turf and in 2012, completed a historic double by winning the Friends Life t20 and Clydesdale Bank 40.

In 2014, Hampshire won the LV= County Championship Division Two title for the first time, whilst 2017 saw the side reach a record-breaking seventh T20 Finals Day in eight years.