The Michael May Young Cricketers Foundation

Who was Michael May?

He had a lifelong involvement with cricket at all levels in Hampshire and was described by Christopher Martin-Jenkins in The Telegraph in 1996 as:

...a tireless worker for the counties young players...

Michael May's enthusiasm for cricket in the region is demonstrated by the range of offices he held at various times;

  • Committee Member of Hampshire County Cricket Club
  • President of the Winchester and District Cricket Association
  • Founder member and later Chairman of the Old Symondians' Cricket Club
  • Selector and Chairman of the Hampshire Schools XI
  • Selector for the West of England Schools' XI
  • Selector for the England Schools' XI
  • Master in Charge of Cricket, King Edward's School, Southampton 1974 - 1984

Above all, Michael sought to nurture the development of young cricketers and to foster their enjoyment of the game.

The Foundation aims to continue his work.