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Proudest Sporting Moment: Making his First Class debut for Hampshire v Yorkshire in 2015 and scoring his maiden First Class century for Hampshire v Surrey in 2016 (132*)
Favourite Pre-match Meal: Porridge with honey and almonds. Americano coffee
Lewis McManus is a wicket keeper/batsman for Hampshire CCC. He started playing at the age of 11 in Dorset where he grew up.
He quickly progressed through to county level, first representing Dorset at u12's. He went through all the Dorset age groups up until he was 16. During this period he represented the South West Region of England in two annual tournaments against the other regions of the country at both u13 and then The Bunbury Festival at u15.
At the age of 16 he joined the Hampshire Cricket Academy where he developed his game with top county coaches. After some very good performances in the Hampshire 2nd team during his time on the Academy he was awarded his first professional contract at the age of 18.
In 2015 Lewis played his first game for the 1st Team at Hampshire where he scored a century in both innings against Cardiff MCCU.
At the age of 21 he made his First Class debut for Hampshire CCC at Headingly against Yorkshire CCC. In 2016 Lewis broke into the Hampshire 1st team and cemented his position as wicket keeper/batsman. In that season he made his maiden first class century against Surrey CCC where he finished on 132 not out.
On 23rd October 2019, Lewis signed a one-year contract extension with Hampshire to keep him at the club until at least the end of the 2020 season.
Lewis hopes to carry on his promising career at Hampshire and contribute in all formats to help Hampshire CCC win trophies in the future.
"During a very hectic schedule in the summer it can be hard to maintain good levels of all the nutrients. With Healthspan Elite's products it helps massively to make sure I'm getting the correct intake of these nutrients which is crucial for recovery and performing at my best on the field."
- Lewis McManus