Ian Holland Extends Stay At Hampshire

The Hampshire all-rounder has signed a contract extension at The Ageas Bowl until the end of 2023

Hampshire Cricket are pleased to announce that Ian Holland has signed a contract extension, keeping him at the Club until the end of 2023.

The all-rounder arrived at The Ageas Bowl in 2016, before making his First XI debut against Kent in the Royal London One-Day Cup the following April.

Since then, Holland has made 76 appearances for the Club across all three formats and recently made his 50th First-Class appearance in a Hampshire shirt.

Holland has been a vital cog in the County Championship team during the past few seasons as an opening batter, while also contributing with the ball. He scored a total of 766 runs in last year’s competition – at an average of 33.30 with two centuries and four 50s – and was second only to James Vince in runs scored.

In 2022, the American has taken six wickets in as many games, while continuing to open the batting.

The 31-year-old has also experienced international cricket – so far making a total of 14 appearances in ODIs and IT20s for his native USA.

Ian is a really important part of the squad.

He brings energy, enthusiasm and commitment, and always puts the team’s needs ahead of his own.

He’ an important player for us on and off the pitch – a real role model – and we are delighted he’s staying.

Giles White, Hampshire Director of Cricket

I’m very happy to extend my stay at The Ageas Bowl.

I’ve loved every minute of my time here at Hampshire and am excited for what the future holds.

We’ve got a great group of players and look forward to pushing on across all fronts this summer.

Ian Holland

Vitality Blast Passports have now sold out after a record number of fans secured their seven-match passes for the 2022 season. Individual match tickets are on sale for this summer’s Vitality Blast at the discounted Advance rate until 11:59pm the day before each match.

Hampshire Hawks have also announced a brand-new type of ticket for this summer’s T20 matches at The Ageas Bowl, the Vitality Blast Plus ticket, which offers an upgrade on general admission tickets with premium reserved seating and access to a private, pitch-facing lounge and bar.

Vitality Blast Plus tickets have sold out for the mouth-watering T20 ‘el clasicoast’ double-header on Saturday 4th June but a limited number of these new tickets are still available at the Advance rate for each of Hampshire Hawks’ other Vitality Blast matches.

Fans following Hampshire Hawks’ progress in 2022’s Vitality Blast – either from home, on the road or at The Ageas Bowl – can now create their very own digital commemorative ticket in the free, award-winning Hampshire Cricket App.

Getting to The Ageas Bowl for this summer’s Vitality Blast is easier and more affordable than ever before as fans will be able to make use of free buses running to and from The Ageas Bowl from Hedge End and Southampton Airport Parkway train stations at all Hampshire Hawks T20s in 2022.

These buses are free to use, simply arrive at the stations on matchday and get on board!

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