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 competition will begin in summer 2020. The full fixtures will be confirmed soon.
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 will be used to allocate players to each men's team. Read more on how The Hundred Draft works here. The men's teams will also feature England Test players and local icons who were revealed 3 October. Read more on who has signed where by clicking 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. Read more on their player selection process here.
When is The Hundred Draft?
The Hundred draft will take place on 20th October 2019 and will be broadcast live in full on Sky Sports with extensive coverage on the BBC. You will also be able to follow here on thehundred.com as well as on the Hundred social media channels on Facebook and Instagram.
How to watch The Hundred
The Hundred will be broadcast on Sky Sports and the BBC.
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