A talented top-order batsman, Vince was the leading LV= County Championship run-scorer in 2014 as he amassed over 1,500 runs and made four centuries.
The second-youngest player to pass 1,000 runs for Hampshire while still a teenager, the right-hander initially burst on to the scene in 2009, attracting media attention when he was compared to a young Michael Vaughan by then Hampshire consultant Duncan Fletcher.
Capable of shots all around the wicket, Vince made 75 on his championship debut against Nottinghamshire and represented England Under-19s.
Vince signed a full contract with Hampshire at the end of the 2009 campaign and was subsequently included in the age-group World Cup squad, establishing himself as a regular for his county on his return.
In 2011 he was selected for the winter England Performance Programme and Lions squad, passing 1,000 List A runs while in Bangladesh with the latter.
Vince played his part in Hampshire's Clydesdale Bank 40 and Friends Life t20 victories in 2012, scoring 36 in the final of the latter.
He was made captain of the Twenty20 side at the age of 23 and guided them to a fifth successive finals day in 2014, but it was his championship form that caught the eye as he struck 1,525 runs in the competition to help Hampshire to promotion and earn a place on the winter EPP trip to Sri Lanka and the England Lions tour of South Africa.