Hampshire Cricket History


Today at the Test
February 23, 2017, 8:16 am
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Later this morning Mrs A is catching a boat to the IOW and I’m walking to the university, for my one work session these days. It’s not looking like much of a day to be out there, battling ‘Doris’, and Mrs A, who is not as fond of the sea as I am, is imagining all kinds of disasters!

For now, it’s rather nice to be sitting at home with a cup of coffee watching a Test Match on TV. It’s pretty even so far, but interesting that with the retirement of Adam Voges, there are no ex-Hampshire players in the Australian side (and of course there cannot be any playing for India). I don’t think that’s happened for a while (Watson, Bailey etc).

PS: Evening session. The batsmen are wearing green tops, but batting like England – except for the Englishman (actually Renshaw played for Hampshire didn’t he?)

(Today’s title courtesy of John Arlott)

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Simon Renshaw played 38 games for Hampshire. Last known to be playing for Market Harborough CC in 2013. Not one who turns up for the Old Boys Re-union, unfortunately..

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