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.
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.
When does it start?
The Hundred will not take place in 2020, and will launch in 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)
The women's teams will also play at selected other venues too. See the full list of venues here.
Each squad will be made up of 15 players with a maximum of three overseas stars.
How are players selected?
A Draft system was used to allocate players to each men's team. The head coaches selected their squads on October 20. Read more on which teams selected which players here.
The women's teams have their own bespoke player selection process. The first set of England women's players were revealed in their teams on 3 October, with an additional marquee player per team announced on October 20. Read more on their player selection process here.
When is The Hundred Draft?
The Hundred Draft took place on Sunday 20 October 2019 and was broadcast live in full on Sky Sports with extensive coverage on the BBC. You can rewatch the full Draft by clicking here.
How to watch The Hundred
The Hundred will be broadcast on Sky Sports and the BBC. More details will be available soon.
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