Who are the captains in The Hundred 2023?NEWS
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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."
- 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.
- 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.
- 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."