Gareth Berg: Hampshire all-rounder requires surgery for knee injury

Hampshire all-rounder Gareth Berg
Gareth Berg joined Hampshire in February 2015 following his release by Middlesex

Hampshire all-rounder Gareth Berg will have surgery on a knee injury on Thursday and is likely to be out until the middle of the season.

The 35-year-old suffered the injury playing in a pre-season game against Nottinghamshire in Barbados in March.

Berg has scored 672 runs and taken 42 wickets in first-class cricket since joining the club in February 2015.

Hampshire start the new County Championship Division One season against Warwickshire on Sunday.