Match Preview: Essex v Hampshire, LV= CC

A 13-player squad has been selected for Hampshire’s LV= Insurance County Championship match against Essex at The Cloud County Ground, Chelmsford

Essex v Hampshire
LV= Insurance County Championship (Division One)
Tuesday 19th September – Friday 22nd September (10:30am Start)
The Cloud County Ground, Chelmsford

Hampshire take on Essex at The Cloud County Ground, Chelmsford in the LV= Insurance County Championship this week.

The two sides met at The Ageas Bowl in July with Essex recording a six-wicket victory in a low scoring affair.

Hampshire currently sit in third position, while Essex occupy second spot – having won all of their last five matches.

Hampshire Squad

Hampshire have named a 13-player squad for the match against Essex.

During the win over Somerset, Liam Dawson and Nick Gubbins continued their impressive seasons with the bat – recording their second and third centuries respectively.

Keith Barker also took his first five-wicket haul of the season, taking 5-32 in the first innings.

Full Hampshire Squad

James Vince (14) Captain

Mohammad Abbas (38)

Kyle Abbott (87)

Toby Albert (15)

Keith Barker (13)

Ben Brown (10)

Liam Dawson (8)

James Fuller (26)

Nick Gubbins (31)

Ian Holland (22)

Fletcha Middleton (19)

Felix Organ (3)

Tom Prest (24)



2023 Season In Numbers


Hampshire's record in County Championship v Essex

P: 149, W: 38, L: 54, D: 57, A: 2

Last 5 meetings:


Tickets for Hampshire’s match against Essex at The Cloud County Ground are available online by clicking here.


Essex will be live streaming the match and a link to this stream will be available in the free-to-download Hampshire Cricket App and at

Both the Hampshire Cricket App and will also host a live match centre with scorecard, statistics and insight available throughout the match.

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