Alex Hales thrashed a 96-ball hundred

Hampshire v Notts, LV= Championship, Division 1, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Hales sights exclusive 1000-run club

Alex Hales has been feted as a potential saviour of England's one-day game but, after narrowly missing out on a third century in four innings (one of them a double), he is closing in on a fabled first-class landmark

Alex Hales talks to fans after a nets session

Hampshire v Notts, LV= Championship, Division 1, Trent Bridge, 1st day

Hales demands England attention

Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales struck an impressive century against Hampshire to ensure that he maintained England's attention.

Varun Chopra made his second Championship hundred of the season

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 4th day

Chopra hundred leaves honours even

Warwickshire and Hampshire settled for a draw at Edgbaston after a final day which had promised much but delivered only stalemate

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Jack Leaning made 76

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Ervine century gives Hampshire advantage

An accomplished century by Sean Ervine has given Hampshire a scent of their first victory of the season. The Zimbabwean allrounder struck a near-flawless 102 to first steer his side out of trouble and then turn the pressure on to the home team.

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Tim Ambrose drives into the off side

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Hants on top despite Ambrose century

Tim Ambrose's bullish century underpinned a Warwickshire fightback after Hampshire's seam bowlers had put their side in control on the second day of the Championship match at Edgbaston

Boyd Rankin picked up three wickets on his return

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 1st day

Wheater responds to Rankin's best

Fast bowler Boyd Rankin seized a career-best 6 for 75 as Warwickshire and Hampshire exchanged blows on a fascinating opening day at Edgbaston

Matthew Hobden claimed 2 for 34

Hampshire v Sussex, Ageas Bowl, 4th day

Hobden's early bursts sets up victory

Seam bowler Matt Hobden and part-time spinner Luke Wells mopped up the Hampshire tail to give Sussex a 92-run win after Hampshire gave them a scare at the Ageas Bowl

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Michael Carberry played fluently for his 62

Hampshire v Sussex, Ageas Bowl, 3rd day

Carberry counter gives Hampshire a glimmer

Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry scored 79 to set up a tight finish against Sussex on an exciting third day at the Ageas Bowl after Sussex chose not to enforce the follow-on

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Ben Brown slashes square

Hampshire v Sussex, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day

Brown, bowlers leaves Sussex in charge

The Sussex pace quartet of Steve Magoffin, Ajmal Shahzad, Tymal Mills and Matt Hobden ripped through Hampshire as the hosts closed day two 224 runs in arrears at the Ages Bowl.