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Pitch Publishing New Virtual Cricket Talks Series

To help cricket fans get a regular fix, the cricket team at Pitch Publishing has launched a new series of Virtual Cricket Talks and Q&A sessions using Zoom.

The talks will feature Pitch Publishing's cricketing authors and run on Friday evenings at 7.30pm, kicking off on Friday 29th May with former Sussex and Middlesex batsmen and now umpire Ian Gould, hosted by BBC cricket commentator Mark Church.

The talks are free of charge to members of the Hampshire Cricket Society and the committee are fully behind this project. A link will be e-mailed to members before each talk to enable them to join the Zoom session.

Newsletters for the Coronavirus Period

Click on the link to read the June Newsletter.

This is the th Newsletter that Alan Edwards has produced for the coronavirus period.

Kyle Abbott Booklet

Ref the review in the second March Newsletter of Dave Allen’s booklet celebrating Kyle Abbott’s record breaking feat in the final home Championship match against Somerset last summer.

Copies can be obtained direct from Dave from his home address at 3 South Normandy, Portsmouth, PO1 2 ES. The price is £7.50 (inc pp). Cheques should be made payable to D. Allen.

If you wish to pay by bank transfer, it is best to contact Dave by email in the first instance: dave.allen@port.ac.uk

The first 30 orders received by Dave will include a completed scorecard.

As it looks increasingly likely that there will be no Championship cricket this summer, this booklet will help fill the void and provide a cherished memory of a very special occasion.

Alan Edwards

The Society's Day a the Cricket 2020

The Committee has reviewed the situation and decided that a 'Day at the Cricket' cannot be held this year.

The Hampshire Cricket Society

Click on this link for the 2019 – 2020 Programme and this link for the Details of Speakers 2019 - 2020.

The Hampshire Cricket Society provides an opportunity to hear and speak with many who are well known in the cricket world. The policy is to invite speakers from all aspects of cricket including players, umpires, authors, administrators, statisticians and others.

If you are a cricket supporter, come and join other cricket enthusiasts to brighten up your Winter months. Click on the following link for Membership details

Between September and April there is a Programme of eight meetings each with a guest speaker. There are four meetings at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton and four at The Test Valley Golf Club, Basingstoke.

Recent speakers have included James Tomlinson, Jimmy Adams and Sean Ervine.

The list of distinguished past speakers includes: Hampshire Captains, former and current Hampshire Players, Godfrey Evans, Derek Randall, Derek Underwood, Graham Gooch, John Arlott, Donald Woods and Lord McLaurin.

Informative Newsletters are produced for each meeting and sent to members who are unable to attend.

Site last updated on 10 June 2020