Match Preview: Hampshire v Lancashire, LV= CC

A 12-man squad has been named as Hampshire welcome Lancashire to The Ageas Bowl in the LV= Insurance County Championship

Hampshire v Lancashire
LV= Insurance County Championship (Division One)
Thursday 28th April - Sunday 1st May 2022 (11am Start)
The Ageas Bowl


After back-to-back away fixtures, Hampshire return to The Ageas Bowl on Thursday as they host Lancashire in the LV= Insurance County Championship.

It’s the first meeting between the two sides since last September’s nail-biter at Liverpool where Hampshire were one wicket away from beating Lancashire and securing a first County Championship title since 1973.

James Vince’s side come into this one in good form, having defeated Kent by an innings and 51 runs at The Spitfire Ground last week.

Last years runners-up, Lancashire, have started the season in great from with an away win against Kent, before recording an innings victory over Gloucestershire last week – where Josh Bohannon hit a double century.


Hampshire Squad

Hampshire have named a 12-man squad for this week’s match.

Liam Dawson’s recorded his highest First-Class total of 171 against Kent, while Ben Brown’s 157 was his first century in a Hampshire shirt, as the duo set a Club record for the highest fifth wicket partnership of 273.

Skipper James Vince also hit his first ton of the season with a classy 111.

The bowling attack also seemed to be in full working order as a Keith Barker six-for in the first innings was followed up by Kyle Abbott taking five in the second innings to close out the game.

Mason Crane is unavailable after moving to Sussex on a short-term loan.


Full Hampshire Squad

James Vince (14) Captain

Kyle Abbott (87)

Mohammad Abbas (38)

Felix Organ (3)

Ben Brown (10)

Joe Weatherley (5)

Keith Barker (13)

Brad Wheal (58)

Nick Gubbins (31)

James Fuller (26)

Ian Holland (22)  

Liam Dawson (8)


Lancashire

2021 Season In Numbers


Head-to-Head

Hampshire's record in County Championship v Lancashire

P: 149, W: 19, T: 1, L: 66, D: 63, A: 3

Last 5 meetings:


Tickets

Tickets for Hampshire’s home match against Lancashire are available via the link below, while they’ll also be available on the gate each day from 9:30am.

Click here to buy tickets.


Coverage

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 www.ageasbowl.com/cricket.

Both the Hampshire Cricket App and www.ageasbowl.com/cricket 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: https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/6620360

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