Hampshire Cricket History

August 14, 2016, 9:10 pm
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(Len Barry)

Until last weekend’s game v Lancs, Liam Dawson had just four wickets all season in the Championship and never more than one in an innings. Then he took 3-66 & 3-23, and after finishing the Notts innings today with two in two, he’s on a hat-trick, tomorrow or Tuesday.

PLUS Brad Wheal at last took a (well deserved) wicket – his first in the Championship this year.

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In 1974 Mike Taylor ex-Notts took 5-24 v Notts in our only Championship match against them that year – so Carter’s four today are not the best by ex-Notts for Hants v Notts. With some confidence, I haven’t checked the bowling of Richard Logan or KP …

Comment by pompeypop

Did Logan take any wickets?

Comment by Paul

I remember him taking some against us which is why I presume we signed him!

Comment by James

A reasonable question Paul but to be precise – for Hampshire – he took 10 wickets with a best of 3-59 v Kent in 2005. KP’s career record for us was 6-1-23-0.

Comment by pompeypop

Is it the best on Hampshire debut against their previous county?

Comment by Paul

I reckon it’s time for BLOG VOLUNTEERS so when someone asks a question like that, someone else agrees to go through the records and find the answer. And incidentally do you mean the first time that players plays against their previous county or does it have to coincide with their Hampshire debut? And if it’s the former, does that mean for example, you have to check all McLaren’s first matches for us against all his previous counties? And only in the Championship or …

Just asking – who’s offering?

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