Fletcha Middleton is a right-hand batter and right-arm off-spinner,
He was born in Winchester, Hampshire and is a product of Hampshire’s highly successful youth system.
Fletcha appeared a star from a young age, first featuring in Hampshire’s Under-14s side, before progressing quickly into the Under-17s and Academy teams at just 15 years of age.
The right-handed batter has played in the club’s Second XI for quite some time and found his calling in the summer of 2019, scoring a pivotal unbeaten century (132*) in the side’s Second XI Championship Final.
Furthermore, Middleton was selected as the best batter in the country from ECB Lions Super 4s, where the best Under-17 cricketers from around England & Wales gather.
Since then, Middleton has continued to perform for he Second XI, before earning a first-team debut in a Royal London Cup match against Durham in August 2021.
The son of former Hampshire cricketer and batting coach Tony Middleton will be hoping for more opportunities with the First XI.
Fletcha made more positive strides during the 2022 season, starting the season strongly for the 2nd XI before making his first-class debut against a Sri Lanka Development XI in May.
The majority of his 1st XI opportunities in 2022 came in the Royal London Cup as a youthful Hampshire side impressed in reaching the semi-final of the competition.
The 20-year-old scored 219 runs in the competition, with a top score of 64 against Derbyshire and an average of 27.