What is The Hundred?

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What is The Hundred?

The Hundred is an action-packed, unmissable new 100 ball cricket competition that will put you on the edge of your seat. Everyone is welcome.

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What is The Hundred?

The Hundred is an action-packed, unmissable new 100 ball cricket competition that will put you on the edge of your seat. Everyone is welcome. Watch this video to learn a little more about the competition.

It will feature world-class players and massive names from around the world. Eight brand new city-based women's and men's teams will compete over five weeks every summer.

A men’s squad and women’s squad will be formed for each team, with the competitions running alongside each other.

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

When does it start?

The Hundred will launch in the summer 2021.

Which teams will play?

Eight new teams have been created. 

Those teams will be:

  • Birmingham Phoenix (Edgbaston)
  • London Spirit (Lord's)
  • Manchester Originals (Emirates Old Trafford)
  • Northern Superchargers (Emerald Headingley)
  • Oval Invincibles (Kia Oval)
  • Southern Brave (Ageas Bowl)
  • Trent Rockets (Trent Bridge)
  • Welsh Fire (Sophia Gardens)

Each squad will be made up of 15 players with a maximum of three overseas stars.

Seven cities across the country

Seven cities across the country

How are players selected?

A Draft system is used to allocate players to each men's team. The Draft player reveal will take place on 23rd February 2021. Read more on which teams have retained which players so far here.

The women's teams have their own bespoke player selection process. See all the women's players to have been retained in their teams here. Read more on their player selection process here.

When is The Hundred Draft?

For 2021 The Hundred Draft player reveal day will take place on 23 February 2021. The full process for retaining and picking players is explained here.

How to watch The Hundred

The Hundred will be broadcast on Sky Sports and the BBC. More details will be available soon.

In every household. From Sky Sports to the BBC.

In every household. From Sky Sports to the BBC.

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