Who are the captains in The Hundred 2023?

Six teams have confirmed their captains for the 2023 competition, which begins on 1 August.

As time ticks closer to the start of The Hundred in 2023, the eight teams will be announcing their captains for the summer.

Six of the teams have confirmed who will lead them, with the remaining two to be announced at a later date.

Take a look at the confirmed captains below ahead of the first match, between Trent Rockets and Southern Brave, on 1 August. 

Birmingham Phoenix

  • Ellyse Perry
  • Moeen Ali

Australia's all-round extraordinaire, Ellyse Perry, is Birmingham Phoenix's new Women's Competition captain for 2023. In the Men's Competition, Moeen Ali continues to lead the side, as he has since 2021.

Ellyse Perry takes over as Women's Competition captain for 2023

London Spirit

  • Heather Knight
  • Dan Lawrence

Heather Knight missed the Women's Competition in 2022 due to injury, with Charlie Dean taking the reins in her stead, but Knight is back for 2023. Dan Lawrence takes up captaincy in the Men's Competition, following Eoin Morgan's retirement.

Dan Lawrence takes over as London Spirit Men's captain

Manchester Originals

  • Sophie Ecclestone
  • Jos Buttler

Originals were in need of a new Women's Competition captain with Kate Cross no longer a squad member. They'll be led in 2023 by their highest wicket-taker in 2022, Sophie Ecclestone. In the Men's Competition, Jos Buttler continues as captain for a third year.


"The Hundred is such a great competition to take part in and I can’t wait to lead the girls out at Emirates Old Trafford. I like what we’ve done in the Draft, we’ve got the makings of a world-class side, and hopefully our fans will come out in their numbers as ever to cheer us on."

Sophie Ecclestone takes over as Originals captain

Northern Superchargers

  • TBC
  • TBC

Oval Invincibles

  • Dane van Niekerk
  • Sam Billings

No change at The Kia Oval. Dane van Niekerk and Sam Billings remain as captains for a third year. Van Niekerk's side have won both Women's Competition trophy finals. 

Dane van Niekerk has been captain of Oval Invincibles during both title-winning campaigns

Southern Brave

  • Anya Shrubsole
  • James Vince

No surprises here. Anya Shrubsole led Southern Brave to Women's Competition finals in 2021 and 2022. James Vince captained Brave to being the first Men's Competition title winners. 

James Vince led Southern Brave to Men's Competition glory in 2021

Trent Rockets

  • TBC
  • TBC

Welsh Fire

  • Tammy Beaumont
  • Tom Abell

Tammy Beaumont continues as captain in the Women's Competition, having taken up the role after joining in 2022. New recruit Tom Abell takes the reins in the Men's Competition. 


"I jumped at the opportunity to come and take a leadership role with [head coach] Mike [Hussey] here at Welsh Fire. I’m really excited by the challenge that lies in front of us and we’re both really keen to bring some success to Welsh Fire."

Tammy Beaumont took over as Welsh Fire captain in 2022