1. Herbert Heppenstall - Associated with Lymington CC for 50 years and was captain, treasurer and president at various times. High class batsman, first mentioned in reports in 1897 when he scored 74 not out against Brockenhurst. Other notable scores of 85 against New Milton in 1904, 77 versus Ordnance Survey in 1907 and 81 versus the Unionists a year later.

2. Stuart Hand - Current First XI manager who has been known to 'fill in' on occasions. Big runscorer in his playing days for Colehill CC, on one occasion smashing 187 against Stalbridge in 2005, a season in which he scored over 700 Dorset League runs.

3. Tom Hayward - Big runscorer in colts cricket, helped the Under 15s win the New Forest league in 2006. Moved away but briefly made a re-appearance in 2017 for the Third XI scoring 18 against Sway.

4. Roy Harris - Talented local cricketer who played for the club as a youngster, scoring 209 runs for the Second XI in 1978 including 49 against New Milton. Went on to score runs for Pennington, Milford and Pylewell Park.

5. George Hayward - Younger brother of Tom above, also came through the colts system and showed much promise before moving elsewhere.

6. David Humphreys - Terribly posh batsman who played for the club for a while in 1997. Did well for the Third XI but excelled in friendly matches where he scored 68 against Abingdon and 88 versus Hatfield Peverill.

7. Chris Hunt - Dogged batsman, predominantly a Pennington and Pylewell player but also played a few matches for Lymo when short. Turned up to watch a match against a touring side once and ended up batting for an hour. Does a lot of hard work at the Sports Ground and is always great value in the bar on a Saturday night.

8. Jai Hawker - Played in the same colts team as David Blizzard and Jim Stevenson. Determined batsman who scored 53 against Ordnance Survey in 1998.

9. James Hannaford (w/k) - Wicketkeeper who progressed through the colts to the seniors and played mainly Third and Fourth XI but also did well for the Midweek XI, helping them win the league title in 1996. Wore his cap the wrong way round which constantly annoyed Taps.

10. Jack Hart - Opening bowler who finished top of the averages in 1936 taking 27 wickets at 8.8. Played throughout the war years, in 1941 took 6-19 (including a hat trick) against the snappily titled 305/77th Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

11. Martin Hills - Lovely man and great cricket lover who played for the Fourth XI and ran the colts section. Tragically took his own life in 2015.

Mentions: John Howlett, David Heppenstall, Charlie Hampton

Summary: Just one recognised bowler (Hart), they could do with another 187 from Stuart Hand!

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