Hampshire County Cricket club mark their return to Ageas bowl with £50,000 donation to Southampton Hospitals

The money has been raised during lockdown and will be used to help build a rehabilitation centre in the new intensive care unit at Southampton General.  Credit: ITV News Meridian

Hampshire County cricket club will be playing at the Ageas Bowl tonight (10/09), for the first time this season, when they take on Sussex in the Vitality Blast.

They've marked their return by handing over £50,000 to the Southampton Hospitals charity.

Hampshire County Cricket club marked their return to the Ageas Bowl by handing over £50,000 to the Southampton Hospitals charity. Credit: ITV News Meridian

The money has been raised during lockdown and will be used to help build a rehabilitation centre in the new intensive care unit at Southampton General. 

  • Dr Max Jonas, Critical care consultant

  • David Mann, Chief Executive- Hampshire cricket

The funds have been raised via two charity auctions, generous donations from Ageas Bowl ticket-buyers and profits from replica shirt sales.

The money will be used to help build a rehabilitation centre in the new intensive care unit at Southampton General.  Credit: ITV News Meridian