The Hundred is a 100-ball cricket competition that features world-class players and massive names from around the world. 8 city-based women’s and men’s teams compete over five weeks every summer. Each bowler can deliver a maximum of 20 balls per game. Bowlers deliver either five or 10 consecutive balls. The captain decides.
Each bowling side gets a strategic timeout of up to two and a half minutes. They can choose when they use it. The coach can walk out to the middle of the ground and discuss tactics with their players during the timeout. The fielding side change ends after 10 balls. Each bowling side gets a strategic timeout of up to two and a half minutes. The coach can walk out to the middle of the ground and discuss tactics with their players during the timeout. A 25-ball powerplay is given to each team. Two fielders are allowed outside of the initial 30-yard circle during the powerplay.
- Welsh Fire
- London Spirit
- Manchester Originals
- Northern Superchargers
- Oval Invincibles
- Trent Rockets
- Birmingham Phoenix
- Southern Brave
The Hundred will be played on 8 locations. These are:
- Edgbaston, Birmingham
- Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
- Trent Bridge, Nottingham
- The Rose Bowl, Southampton
- Headingley, Leeds
- Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
- Kennington Oval, London
- Lord’s, London
Each squad will be made up of 16 players with a maximum of four overseas stars. But a maximum of three can play in each match.
Amy Jones, Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Sophie Molineux, Georgia Elwiss, Kristie Gordon, Isabelle (Issy) Wong, Evelyn Jones, Emily Arlott, Gwen Davies, Abtaha Maqsood, Ria Fackrell, Phoebe Franklin, Sterre Kalis, Davina Perrin, and Deepti Sharma.
- Ellyse Perry: Australia
- Sophie Molineux: Australia
- Sophie Devine: New Zealand
- Deepti Sharma: India
Heather Knight, Beth Mooney, Amelia Kerr, Megan Schutt, Freya Davies, Sophie Luff, Charlie Dean, Danielle Gibson, Amara Carr, Naomi Dattani, Grace Scrivens, Natasha Wraith, Alice Monaghan, Grace Ballinger, Nancy Harman, and Jess Kerr.
- Beth Mooney: Australia
- Amelia Kerr: New Zealand
- Megan Schutt: Australia
- Jess Kerr: New Zealand
Sophie Ecclestone, Lizelle Lee, Kate Cross, Deandra Dottin, Emma Lamb, Amy Satterthwaite, Ellie Threlkeld, Cordelia Griffith, Hannah Jones, Ami Campbell, Georgie Boyce, Phoebe Graham, Laura Jackson, Grace Potts, Mahika Gaur, and Lea Tahuhu.
- Lizelle Lee: South Africa
- Deandra Dottin: West Indies
- Amy Satterthwaite: New Zealand
- Lea Tahuhu: New Zealand
Jemimah Rodrigues, Alyssa Healy, Laura Wolvaardt, Jenny Gunn, Linsey Smith, Alice Davidson-Richards, Hollie Armitage, Beth Langston, Katie Levick, Bess Heath, Kalea Moore, Liz Russell, Lucy Higham, Bethany Harmer, Rachel Slater, and Heather Graham.
- Jemimah Rodrigues: India
- Alyssa Healy: Australia
- Laura Wolvaardt: South Africa
- Heather Graham: Australia
Dane van Niekerk, Marizanne Kapp, Shabnim Ismail, Mady Villiers, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Alice Capsey, Aylish Cranstone, Danielle Gregory, Grace Gibbs, Emily Windsor, Eva Gray, Kira Chathli, Ryana MacDonald-Gay, Suzie Bates, Kirstie White, Sophia Smale.
- Dane van Niekerk: South Afria
- Marizanne Kapp: South Africa
- Shabnim Ismail: South Africa
- Suzie Bates: New Zealand
Danny Wyatt, Smriti Mandhana, Sophia Dunkley, Anya Shrubsole, Amanda Jade-Wellington, Tahlia McGrath, Maia Bouchier, Lauren Bell, Carla Rudd, Georgia Adams, Tara Norris, Jo Gardner, Paige Schofield, Freya Kemp, Molly Strano, and Ella McCaughan.
- Smriti Mandhana: India
- Amanda-Jade Wellington: New Zealand
- Tahlia McGrath: Australia
- Molly Strano: Australia
Nat Sciver, Meg Lanning, Katherine Brunt, Mignon du Preez, Sarah Glenn, Bryony Smith, Kathryn Bryce, Alana King, Abbey Freeborn, Marie Kelly, Sophie Munro, Alexa Stonehouse, Georgia Davis, Ella Claridge, Emma Marlow, and Ellyse Villani.
- Meg Lanning: Australia
- Mignon du Preez: South Africa
- Alana King: Australia
- Ellyse Villani: Australia
Tammy Beaumont, Rachael Haynes, Annabel Sutherland, Fran Wilson, Katie George, Hayley Matthews, Alex Hartley, Claire Nicholas, Fi Morris, Georgia Hennessy, Alex Griffiths, Sarah Bryce, Hannah Baker, Lauren Filer, Nicola Carey, and Nicole Harvey.
- Rachael Haynes: Australia
- Annabel Sutherland: Australia
- Hayley Matthews: West Indies
- Nicola Carey: Australia
Each franchise will be required to compete against the seven other franchises during the tournament and one more match. Each team will play four home and four away matches. The league stage is over and the top three teams will advance to the finals. The teams in the second and third places will meet in an elimination match. The winner will face the team in the finals.
|1||Thursday, August 11||Oval Invincibles v Northern Superchargers||Kennington Oval, London||11:00 PM|
|2||Friday, August 12||Southern Brave v London Spirit||The Rose Bowl, Southampton||7:30 PM|
|3||Saturday, August 13||Manchester Originals v Trent Rockets||Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester||3:30 PM|
|4||Saturday, August 13||Welsh Fire v Birmingham Phoenix||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff||7:00 PM|
|5||Sunday, August 14||Northern Superchargers v London Spirit||Headingley, Leeds||3:30 PM|
|6||Sunday, August 14||Oval Invincibles v Southern Brave||Kennington Oval, London||7:00 PM|
|7||Monday, August 15||Birmingham Phoenix v Trent Rockets||Edgbaston, Birmingham||7:30 PM|
|8||Tuesday, August 16||Manchester Originals v Welsh Fire||Emirates Old Trafford||7:30 PM|
|9||Wednesday, August 17||Trent Rockets v Oval Invincibles||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||8:00 PM|
|10||Thursday, August 18||Southern Brave v Manchester Originals||The Rose Bowl, Southampton||8:00 PM|
|11||Friday, August 19||Birmingham Phoenix v Northern Superchargers||Edgbaston, Birmingham||8:00 PM|
|12||Saturday, August 20||Trent Rockets v London Spirit||Trent Bridge||8:00 PM|
|13||Sunday, August 21||Northern Superchargers v Manchester Originals||Headingley||8:00 PM|
|14||Monday, August 22||Welsh Fire v Southern Brave||Sophia Gardens||7:30 PM|
|15||Tuesday, August 23||Oval Invincibles v Birmingham Phoenix||Kia Oval||7:30 PM|
|16||Wednesday, August 24||London Spirit v Welsh Fire||Lord’s||7:30 PM|
|17||Thursday, August 25||Southern Brave v Trent Rockets||Ageas Bowl||8:00 PM|
|18||Friday, August 26||Welsh Fire v Northern Superchargers||Sophia Gardens||8:00 PM|
|19||Saturday, August 27||London Spirit v Oval Invincibles||Lord’s||8:00 PM|
|20||Sunday, August 28||Birmingham Phoenix v Manchester Originals||Edgbaston||8:00 PM|
|21||Monday, August 29||Trent Rockets v Welsh Fire||Trent Bridge||8:00 PM|
|22||Tuesday, August 30||London Spirit v Birmingham Phoenix||Lord’s||7:30 PM|
|23||Wednesday, August 31||Northern Superchargers v Southern Brave||Headingley||4:00 PM|
|24||Wednesday, August 31||Manchester Originals v Oval Invincibles||Emirates Old Trafford||7:30 PM|
|25||Friday, September 2||Eliminator||Ageas Bowl||7:30 PM|
|26||Saturday, September 3||Final||Lord’s||7:30 PM|
Where to watch?
Where to watch “The Hundred”? Here are the details:
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Mix, BBC|
|United States||Willow TV|
|MENA Countries||belN Sports|
|New Zealand||Spark Sport|
|North America||Willow TV, Dazn|
|Southeast Asia||Fox Sports Asia|
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