• Abbott helps Hampshire to big win at Lord’s

    South African bowler Kyle Abbott claimed figures of 6-44 and 5-41 as Hampshire beat Middlesex by seven wickets at Lord’s on Saturday.

    Abbott led from the front with the ball to bag an impressive ten-wicket haul and his first one of the season.

    The fast-bowler’s heroics saw Middlesex dismissed for only 101 in their second innings on Saturday – setting Hampshire the easy target of 66 for victory.

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    Despite a few rain interruptions along the way, the men from England’s south coast cruised to victory with a day to spare in the match.

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    Andre Huisamen