Hampshire Cricket History

February 14, 2012, 6:20 pm
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I am seeking past Handbooks to redistribute to collectors seeking them. We have plenty from recent years and from some years in the 1990s but in particular seek



and any years pre-around 1975

At present I’m prepared to pay £5-10 each for these* – I will sell them on at the same price. I can be contacted at the Rose Bowl or by email: dave.allen@port.ac.uk

*I’ve adjusted this slightly as I’ve had a good response. I’ll be able to sell some at the Ageas Bowl this year during matches

Dave Allen

Hon Archivist

Spinning Success
February 7, 2012, 7:35 am
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Danny Briggs has been selected for England’s touring one day squads (T20 and 50 overs). If he becomes too successful and Hampshire lose him during the season they will not have much in the way of spin bowling – probably just batting spinners Dawson, Katich and Carberry. Still at least we may avoid another spinners wicket farce like the points penalty v Notts last year. During the recent UAE Test Series v Pakistan I kept seeing Giles Clark lounging around and wondered when Tony Pigot would appear ……

It was 50 years ago
February 5, 2012, 9:03 pm
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Indeed, exactly 50 years ago when England played Pakistan (in Pakistan). ‘Butch’ White took a wicket with his first ball but was injured after a couple of overs and never played for England again. Despite this he had a very good fitness record over more than a decade as one of the few men to pass 1000 first-class wickets for the county.