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Wisden Cricinfo staff
November 24, 2004
David Griffiths and Jono McLean have both earned contracts with Hampshire, after both did well for the 2nd XI last summer.
McLean, 24, who represented Western Province from 2001-02 but has a British passport, had a batting average over 80 for the 2nd XI in 2004. He was given a three-year contract.
Tim Tremlett, Hampshire's director of cricket, said on the signing: "The ability he showed in the 2nd XI last season has persuaded Hampshire to invite this exciting player as part of our future plans."
Meanwhile, Griffiths, 19, who is a right-arm medium pace bowler, accepted a one-year deal. Griffiths is a product of the Hampshire Academy, and he will tour Malaysia and India with England Under-19s in the new year.
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