The Vitality Wildcard picks for each men's squad for The Hundred 2023

The final batch of players for the 2023 Men's Competition have been confirmed

All eight men's teams have now confirmed their Vitality Wildcard selections ahead of the 2023 edition of The Hundred. 

Teams select two players via the Vitality Wildcard Draft, strengthening The Hundred’s link with the Vitality Blast and further rewarding domestic form as it means players who aren’t picked up in the initial Draft are still able to pick up a contract in The Hundred.   

The selections have now been made ahead of the start of The Hundred on Tuesday 1 August.

In addition, the following replacement players have been confirmed:

  • London Spirit - Matthew Wade replaces Glenn Maxwell
  • London Spirit - Daryl Mitchell replaces Mitchell Marsh
  • Manchester Originals - Usama Mir replaces Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Northern Superchargers - Matthew Short replaces Michael Bracewell
  • Oval Invincibles - Adam Zampa replaces Sunil Narine after 13 August
  • Oval Invincibles - Tom Lawes replaces Saqib Mahmood

Full 2023 squad lists

Here's the full list of Vitality Wildcard picks:

Birmingham Phoenix

Jacob Bethell - All rounder who was born in Barbados and was vice-captain of England's Under-19 Cricket World Cup team in 2022.

Henry Brookes - Bowler who is widely considered a future star. 

London Spirit

Matt Critchley - All rounder who became Derbyshire's youngest-ever hundred-maker in 2015.

Daniel Bell-Drummond - Batter who launched a grassroots cricket project in native Lewisham in 2018 to help take cricket into schools.

Manchester Originals

Max Holden - Batter who was part of England's U19 squad for the World Cup in 2016.

Fred Klaassen - Bowler who took three wickets for 23 runs for the Manchester Originals in the 2021 edition of The Hundred.

Northern Superchargers

Ollie Robinson - Keeper who has been in sublime batting form in 2023. 

Saif Zaib - All rounder who became the first 15-year-old to play for Northamptonshire in 2014.

Oval Invincibles

Tawanda Muyeye - All rounder who is quickly making a name for himself on the county circuit.

Zak Chappell - Bowler who was on England's radar as a young player.

Southern Brave

Jafer Chohan - Bowler who is studying for a degree in International Relations at Loughborough University.

Matthew Fisher - Bowler who made his professional debut at just 15 years of age. 

Trent Rockets

John Turner - Bowler who has burst onto the scene in 2023 with regular wickets

Tom Moores - Keeper who has a knack of taking some remarkable catches.

Welsh Fire

Luke Wells - Batter whose spin bowling makes him a dangerous player.

Chris Cooke - Keeper who posted a 38-ball hundred earlier this year.