Hampshire Cricket History

Supporting Hampshire
May 8, 2017, 6:46 am
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PS If you check the ‘Our Heritage’ drop down menu you will see that I’m starting to send them some articles on our history – pieces that are longer than those I might post on here. My first piece there connects to my bits on 1971


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2nds today – Essex batting – Fidel 3 overs so far but Hart and Holland now on . . .

Comment by Bob Elliott

Fidel’s just bowled DH Lawrence who can get back to his next novel now.

Comment by pompeypop

4.45pm and CricHQ says the match is “paused”; not sure why (if correct). Essex are 292-7 with Holland our best bowler (4-40); plus one each for Hart, Edwards and Taylor but no joy for Josh McCoy or our new Scot, Chris Sole who I suspect is playing his first game for us after injuring his hand in Barbados. It’s so good to have Hart & Sole together at last …

Comment by pompeypop

Pause for tea, Dave. And to get warm – it was verging on Merchant Taylor weather . .

Comment by Bob Elliott

Aah! The memories come flooding back. Where’s my scarf?

Comment by pompeypop

Later: Essex 349 all out; Holland 5-46, Brad Taylor 3-60, Edwards 1-47, Hart 1-57. Hampshire, I think, have about 10 overs tonight, Duggan and Will Smith opening (2-0)
Duggan went cheaply – Hampshire closed on 50-1.

Comment by pompeypop

Hants 2nd XI 217-4 around lunch – Holland 79*; he could be pushing for a place in the first team, but instead of …? Otherwise three guys got 30s.

I notice ‘keeper Dickinson is back for Hants, but interestingly, not ‘keeper James Foster for Essex

Comment by pompeypop

Mid afternoon, Goodwin and Taylor went cheaply but Holland has his century. Hants six down, about 100 behind.

Comment by pompeypop

Really pleased your fascinating contribution is within the Hampshire Cricket web site. It needs to be . Can you find one where HCC, Greenidge and Richards etc stuff Yorkshire – Boycs and the rest. …

Comment by Chas C

Many thanks Chas – very kind. I’ve just sent another rather different piece, but happy to oblige. I remember such (fairly rare) days very well – although we did used to win those four-team Yorkshire Festival competitions, the Fenner & Tilcon Trophies, which I always believed were designed for Yorkshire to win silverware in their fallow years!

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