Aug 11, 2003: Robin was awarded an honorary degree, Doctor of Letters (honoris causa), at a Graduation Ceremony at the University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Guildhall, 14 July 2003.
Aug 10, 2003: BAT Sports are within 37 points of regaining the ECB Southern Electric Premier League championship crown from Havant.
Aug 10, 2003: Hampshire's score at Taunton today was their highest achieved in the 34 year history of Sunday/National League cricket, the top five are listed below:
Aug 4, 2003: Hampshire's young Academy side will have a pennant to proudly display in the Rose Bowl trophy cabinet after shattering BAT Sports four-year old unbeaten record in all-day `time' cricket.
Jul 22, 2003: Following their first Frizzell Championship victory of the season in the amazing turnaround against Glamorgan, Hampshire take 14 for the trip to the seaside resort of Scarborough for the match against Yorkshire starting on Wednesday (23rd July).
Jul 20, 2003: 1981 The most amazing day of a famously amazing Headingley Test
Jul 15, 2003: Hampshire Cricket's day started badly with the announcement that their Pakistan all-rounder had pulled out of his one season contract due to ill health, and the rumour mill was winding about the future of Ed Giddins, and Shaun Udal pulled out before
Jul 13, 2003: In glorious summer sunshine, Hampshire Hawks lost their first ECB National League Division II clash for 5 games when they were defeated in the last over by Nottinghamshire Outlaws
Jul 8, 2003: Robin Smith will miss this Sunday's National League match against Nottinghamshire Outlaws after pulling a hamstring in last weeks victory over Northamptonshire Steelbacks.
Jul 8, 2003: 1972 The Indian captain is born
Jul 6, 2003: Hampshire Hawks recorded their 4th straight victory, when they defeated Division Two leaders Northamptonshire Steelbacks by 4 wickets at Wantage Road on Sunday
Jul 4, 2003: Hampshire slumped to their second Frizzell Championship defeat of the season, when they went down to Northamptonshire at Wantage Road within three days.
Jul 2, 2003: Northampton's Wantage Road ground is gradually becoming synonymous as one where the batsmen are not relishing the prospect of playing at.
Jun 30, 2003: Alan Mullally with a strained hamstring, Wasim Akram with an injured toe and Ed Giddins rested are all absent for Hampshire's next Frizzell Championship match against Northamptonshire starting on Wednesday (2nd July - 11.00am).
Jun 23, 2003: Robin Smith held centre stage in his Testimonial match at Eversley on Friday as he hit a vintage half century to entertain the large crowd.
Jun 10, 2003: Robin Smith has said that he is reconsidering plans to retire at the end of the summer following his good form so far this season
May 1, 2003: Only 23.1 overs were possible on the second day at Grace Road, by the end of which Leicestershire had crept to within three runs of Essex's first-innings 188 for the loss of seven wickets
Nov 19, 2002: The Robin Smith Testimonial 2003 Web Site is now up and running fully, please click on the link above or below ...
Sep 18, 2002: Shane Warne is returning to relegated Hampshire on a two-year contract
Sep 18, 2002: Hampshire Cricket have today announced that Shane Warne has signed a two-year contract to return to the club he played for in 2000 as one of their overseas players for 2003, and will in the process become captain, replacing Robin Smith who has
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