Gunn & Moore are thrilled to welcome George Hankins to the GM family for the 2019 season.

The Gloucestershire batsman has made a long-term commitment to use GM equipment as he aims to cement his place in the County side in all three formats with the help of the Mythos L540 DXM.

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"I am delighted to finally get George at GM,” said Head of Sponsorship at GM, Richard Harris. “George is someone we have tracked for a couple of years and we really think he has the ability to kick on and play at the highest level. I'm sure after a frustrating year on the sidelines with a knee injury, he will be ready to make a few big scores in the early part of the season, which will set George up nicely for white ball cricket. We wish George all the best moving forward and welcome him to GM.”

The 22-year-old former schoolboy prodigy announced his arrival on the County scene with a 116 in 2016 against Northants and his stock continues to rise after finishing last year’s top run-scorer in the Royal London One-Day Cup, with 291 runs at an average of 58.20 and a high score of 92 against Kent.

"I am excited to join up with GM for the start of the 2019 season and looking forward to play with this prestigious cricket brand,” said Hankins. “I very much look forward to being able to come up to Nottingham and visit the factory to see my bats made first-hand, a process I have heard a lot about."

His white ball performances in 2018 earned him a two-year extension with Gloucester and a call-up to the ECB XI to face a strong India A side, adding to his previous appearances for the England u19 Development side and the England u-19s, for whom he earned Player of the Series in a limited-overs series against Sri Lanka in 2016.