Source: The ECB

Eight marquee players announced in The Hundred

Eight new women’s teams in The Hundred have each announced the signing of a marquee player live from The Hundred Draft. Australia skipper Meg Lanning will join her international coach Matthew Mott at Welsh Fire, whilst South Africa’s Lizelle Lee will head to Manchester Originals. England’s Tammy Beaumont will join her international captain Heather Knight

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Source: The ECB

England Cricket stars align for The Hundred

England men’s and women’s World Cup winning players, including Joe Root, Heather Knight, Ben Stokes, Nat Sciver and Jofra Archer, have officially been selected for the eight new teams in 100 ball cricket competition, The Hundred. For the men’s competition, England Test captain Joe Root has joined Trent Rockets while England’s star bowler of the

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Source: Julian Thompson

The Hundred – Overseas Players

Gearing-up for ‘The Hundred – Southern Hemisphere Success Existing readers will have seen announcements about appointing Coaches for The Hundred at eight city locations: Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham, Cardiff, Southampton plus two in London (Lord’s and the Oval). Early days for naming squads. Anyone thought of: ‘Ladies at Lord’s’? A more serious question is how Overseas cricketers

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Source: ECB

Greenway and Moody join The Hundred

Lydia Greenway and Tom Moody have been appointed as the head coaches of the Oval-based team for The Hundred next summer. Moody has established a reputation as one of the world’s pre-eminent coaches at international and domestic level having led Sri Lanka to the 2007 ICC Men’s World Cup final and more recently coaching Sunrisers

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Source: ECB

Briggs and Fleming join The Hundred

Salliann Briggs and Stephen Fleming have been appointed as head coaches for the Nottingham-based team in The Hundred. Former New Zealand captain Fleming is the most successful coach in the history of the Indian Premier League, winning three titles with the Chennai Super Kings. He returns to Trent Bridge where he skippered Nottinghamshire to the

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Source: Julian Thompson

Exploring Cricket’s ‘The Hundred’ potential

Existing readers will have read that preparations are underway to replace the women’s KIA Super League by the ‘The Hundred’ – a fast-and-furious cricket tournament. For four years, the game has been played as twenty overs per innings ‘20-20’. What will happen when more teams join the league and crucially, the number of balls bowled

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Source: ECB

Venues announced for Women’s The Hundred

Eleven venues have been identified to host standalone Women’s Competition matches in The Hundred, a new 100-ball competition which starts in July 2020. Beth Barrett-Wild, Head of the Women’s Competition – The Hundred, said: “We’re delighted to be able to take the Women’s Competition to a number of excellent venues around the country. “The venues

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Source: ECB

Two greats of the game sign up for The Hundred

Charlotte Edwards and Mahela Jayawardena have been appointed as the Head Coaches for the Southampton-based team in The Hundred. Mahela will be joined by Shane Bond, the bowling coach at Mumbai Indians and current Head Coach at Sydney Thunder, alongside former Hampshire cricketer Jimmy Adams and former England and Bangladesh assistant coach Richard Halsall. A

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