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  • The speaker at our next meeting on WEDNESDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2018 at TEST VALLEY GOLF CLUB (2pm) will be KEN BURNEY who will be talking about WALLY HAMMOND whom many consider to be on a par with Sir Jack Hobbs as England’s greatest ever batsman. Stories of Hammond’s prowess as a cricketer – he was also perhaps the finest of all slip fielders, as well as a formidable, though reluctant, fast medium bowler – are legion.

    The club house will be open and serving meals (sandwiches or bar menu) from 12 noon. If you wish to partake of a meal beforehand it would help if you would contact Susanne to let her know (Tel: 01489 877200 Email: Chairman@HantsCricSoc.org.uk) so she can inform the club of approximate numbers.

The Hampshire Cricket Society

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.

At the end of each cricket season, members vote for the Hampshire Player of the Year.

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