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Match Preview: Lancashire v Hampshire - Specsavers County Championship

Hampshire travel to Emirates Old Trafford to take on Lancashire on Monday

Hampshire look to record a third consecutive four-day victory when they travel to Emirates Old Trafford to take on Lancashire in their latest Specsavers County Championship clash.

Hampshire Squad:

Hampshire have named a 13-man squad for this fixture, with James Vince returning to the fold once again having been away captaining the England Lions which caused him to miss his side’s latest victory.

Seamer, Brad Wheal, also returns to the squad having recovered from a side injury suffered in May, whilst all-rounder, Brad Taylor, is included within travelling squad for the first time this season.

Liam Dawson and Mason Crane are unavailable for this fixture due to their international commitments with England.

The Opposition:

Lancashire have begun their 2017 Specsavers County Championship campaign positively, picking up two victories, three draws and one defeat in their six matches so far, to sit fourth in the Division One standings.

Steven Croft’s side impressed during their last outing, defeating defending County Championship champions, Middlesex, by eight wickets to claim their second win this season.

Did You Know?

Full Hampshire Squad:

Jimmy Adams (4)

Ian Holland (22)

Sean Ervine (7)

Matt Salisbury (24)

George Bailey (10) Captain

Rilee Rossouw (30)

Gareth Berg (13)

Brad Wheal (58)

James Vince (14)

Kyle Abbott (87)

Michael Carberry (15)

Brad Taylor (93)

Lewis McManus (18)

 


Coverage:

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 bbc.co.uk. 

Weather Forecast:

Please follow the link for the latest weather forecast for Old Trafford: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcw25grrk

Tickets:

Tickets for all four days of Hampshire’s match against Lancashire at Old Trafford can be purchased via the Lancashire website: http://www.lccc.co.uk/cricket/news/2017-news/all-tickets-are-now-on-sale-at-lancashire-county-cricket-club-for-the-2017-season/

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