Match Preview: Hampshire v Lancashire - County Championship

Hampshire return to Specsavers County Championship action at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday

The Specsavers County Championship gets back underway at the Ageas Bowl this weekend as Hampshire take on Lancashire in the latest four-day contest, beginning on Sunday.

Hampshire Squad:

Hampshire have named a 13-man squad for this fixture, which features 12 players who represented Hampshire in the NatWest T20 Blast competition, alongside opener Jimmy Adams who returns for George Bailey’s side.

The Opposition:

Lancashire have enjoyed a positive 2017 Specsavers County Championship campaign so far, having secured three victories, four draws and suffering just one defeat to sit second in the Division One standings.

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Full Hampshire Squad:

Jimmy Adams (4)

Ian Holland (22)

Sean Ervine (7)

Rilee Rossouw (30)

Liam Dawson (8)

Mason Crane (32)

George Bailey (10) Captain

Brad Wheal (58)

Gareth Berg (13)

Fidel Edwards (82)

James Vince (14)

Kyle Abbott (87)

Lewis McManus (18)



Live text commentary will be available via the Hampshire Cricket Twitter and Facebook pages. A feed to these will also be available on this page.

There will be ball-by-ball commentary available on BBC Radio Solent online at

Weather Forecast:

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Tickets for all four days of Hampshire’s match against Lancashire at the Ageas Bowl can be purchased online:, over the phone on 0844 847 1863, or by visiting the Ageas Bowl’s Ticketing & Membership Office via normal working hours.

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