Competition Rules

New competition. New rules.

100 BALL CRICKET

  • It's 100 balls per innings. Whoever scores the most runs wins.
  • The fielding side change ends after 10 balls.
  • Bowlers deliver either five or 10 consecutive balls. The captain decides.
  • Each bowler can deliver a maximum of 20 balls per match.

TIMEOUT

  • Each bowling side gets a strategic timeout of up to two minutes.
  • The coach can walk out to the middle of the ground and discuss tactics with their players mid-match.
With only 100 balls per side every ball will be crucial in The Hundred

With only 100 balls per side every ball will be crucial in The Hundred

POWERPLAY

  • A 25-ball powerplay for each team.
  • Two fielders are allowed outside of the initial 30-yard circle during the powerplay.

MATCH LENGTH

  • A match of The Hundred will last two and a half hours.