1. Sean Morris - Prolific schoolboy cricketer who joined Lymington while at Durham University where he captained both the cricket and hockey teams. In three seasons with Lymo between 1988 and 1990 he scored nearly 1,300 runs at an average of 42.87 including an unbeaten 135 against Bournemouth in 1989. Played 37 First Class matches for Hampshire and scored a career best 174 against Nottinghamshire in 1994. Became chief executive of the Professional Cricketers Association in 2008 and later the IPL franchise the Rajasthan Royals.

2. Tony Middleton - Hampshire opening batsman acquired from Trojans in 1988. Scored 1,099 runs from 30 innings for Lymo including 115 not out against Alton in his first season. Accumulated more than 5,700 First Class runs for Hampshire with a best of 221 against Surrey. Perhaps best remembered for a gritty 78 in the county's Nat West Trophy win at Lord's in 1991.

3. Damien Mortimer - Australian opener who enjoyed a very successful season with Lymington in 2014 scoring 711 SPCL and T20 runs at 39.50. Scored a brilliant matchwinning 112 not out in the league fixture at South Wilts and in the T20 Cup final at the Ageas Bowl, also against South Wilts, took a season's best 4-26.

4. Lewis McManus (w/k) - Current number one Hampshire keeper who made 18 appearances for Lymo scoring 401 runs including a best of 104 against the Hampshire Academy in 2015. While with the club made his First Class debut against Yorkshire and has since made a further 38 appearances gleaning 1,400 runs. Has played in 32 one day and 40 T20 matches and taken a total of 120 catches and 26 stumpings in all formats for the county.

5. Zac Morris - Happy-go-lucky all rounder from Barnsley who joined Lymington in 1998 while on Hampshire's books. Exciting batsman, although a return of 737 runs in 29 innings could be considered a little under par, especially for those lucky enough to have witnessed his superb innings at Winchester in 1999 when he repeatedly smashed Sussex opening bowler Billy Taylor into the stream at North Walls. Took 74 wickets for the club either bowling spin or seam (he decided to change his action at some point during his three years with the club!). Once captained England Under 19s but seems to have given up cricket and returned to his native Yorkshire.

6. Richard McGlashan - Attacking South African batsman and leg spinner who arrived at the club mid-way through the 1985 season and provided the impetus for Lymo to wrap up their second Southern League title in three years. Took three wickets in each of his first three matches with his array of fast leg spin, googlies and top spinners, and also recorded the league's fastest 50 of the season (29 balls).  Returned in 1986 taking 6-61 against New Milton at Ashley and smashing 61 against Havant. Back in his native South Africa he made 55 appearances for Natal, taking 179 First Class wickets.

Jon Mottashed - Yorkshireman who joined the club as an all rounder in 1995. Probably didn't fulfil his potential, scored 336 Southern League runs from 27 innings over five years including a best of 85 against Waterlooville. Took just 10 wickets for the First XI. Captained the Cross Solent Sunday League side in 1998 and led the team to a storming win at New Milton, scoring an unbeaten 111.

8. John McGuirk - Fast bowler who came through the colts set up and on his day could be a match for any batsman. Formed a useful Southern League opening attack with Clive Kitcher in 1991 and took a career best 6-30 against Portsmouth. Man of the match in the 1992 President Cup final for his 3-12. Powerful striker of the ball, prolific in Sunday and evening cricket. Disappointing that much of his cricket career was blighted by injury.

9. Matt Metcalfe - Captain Fantastic. Fast medium bowler, the stats speak for themselves: 238 wickets for Lymington since 2013 (622 SPCL wickets overall) including 9-53 versus South Wilts in his first season; SPCL Premier Division bowler of the year six times in the past decade; 1,630 league runs for Lymo at 23 with a highest score of 76 not out against Bashley last season.

10. Matt Mixer - Opening bowler who joined Lymo in 2011 and only made six appearances, but will always be remembered for the 9-32 he took against Bashley.

11. Steve Malone - Wholehearted but temperamental former Essex, Hampshire and Glamorgan fast bowler who joined the club in 1993. Took 32 wickets in 30 matches at an average of 23.38. Best bowling figures of 6-53 against Longparish. Took 118 wickets in 57 First Class matches. Now an umpire.

Summary: What a line up! No less than six players with First Class experience. McGlashan the only genuine spinner but plenty of seam bowling options available.

NB: The M Team 2nd and 3rd XIs (and notable mentions) will be published tomorrow.

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