Bowling for Jersey Under 15s against Ireland Josh Lawrenson has been selected for the 2019 Hampshire Academy intake.

Josh has been involved with the Jersey Cricket Board Academy for 4 years, captained Jersey U15s last year and scored his maiden Premier League century in 2018.

Eight new faces join the Hampshire set-up with Lawrenson, George Langston, Monam Abass, Harry Petrie and Tom Prest the youngest of those to join the programme, alongside U17 recruit James Trodd and U18s Ben Huntley and Ollie Southon.

Fellow Under 18s George Pardoe and Scott Currie return once again this season, as well as Under 17 quartet Fletcha Middleton, Tom South, George Metzger and Sonny Reynolds.