Match Preview: Hampshire Hawks v Middlesex, Vitality Blast

A 13-player squad has been named for the Hawks' first home match in the 2023 Vitality Blast against Middlesex at The Ageas Bowl

Hawks v Middlesex
Vitality Blast
Friday 26th May (7pm Start)
The Ageas Bowl

Hampshire Hawks’ welcome Middlesex to The Ageas Bowl for their first home match of the 2023 Vitality Blast.

It will be the second part of the Champions Day double-header with Southern Vipers taking on Western Storm in the Charlotte Edwards Cup in the afternoon.

James Vince’s Hawks will be looking to bounce back from defeat in their opening match against Somerset at The Cooper Associates County Ground on Wednesday.

The two sides met on two occasions last year – winning once each – as Middlesex finished in eighth place in the South Division, while the Hawks went on to become eventual champions.

Hampshire Squad

A 13-player squad has been named for the Hawks’ Vitality Blast clash with Middlesex.

Ross Whiteley top scored with 18 during the defeat to Somerset, while Nathan Ellis and Liam Dawson picked up their first wickets of the competition.

Full Hampshire Squad

James Vince (14) Captain

Toby Albert (15)

Mason Crane (32)

Scott Currie (44)

Liam Dawson (8)

Nathan Ellis (72)

James Fuller (26)

Ben McDermott (28)

Tom Prest (24)

John Turner (6)

Joe Weatherley (5)

Ross Whiteley (4)

Chris Wood (25)



2022 Season In Numbers


Hampshire’s record in Vitality Blast v Middlesex

P: 36, W: 21, L: 14, NR: 1

Last 5 meetings:


Double-header tickets for Southern Vipers v Western Storm and Hampshire Hawks v Middlesex are available via the link below, while they’ll also be available on the gate on Friday.

Gates open prior to the Vipers match at 2pm.

Click here to buy tickets.

To access match tickets bought online and get into The Ageas Bowl on Friday, fans will need to have downloaded the free Hampshire Cricket App.

Information on how to download the App and access match tickets – as well as how to forward them onto family and friends – can be found in our Visitor Guide, available via the link below.

Vistitor Guide

For information on what to expect at The Ageas Bowl during Friday’s match please check out our Visitor Guide, available below.

Click here to view our Visitor Guide.


A live stream will be available for 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.

Weather Forecast

Please follow the link to view the latest weather forecast for The Ageas Bowl:

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