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35 More Cricketers Sign For The Hundred, But No Indians

By IANS News
February 24, 2021 • 11:51 AM View: 272

The eight teams have now filled all but one place in their men's squads - they each have one Vitality Wildcard pick each to fill the final slot in June.

Men's competition features three of the world's top five male international T20 batters and four of the top five male bowlers.


Players are being signed on an individual basis by the eight teams in the women's competition, with no equivalent draft event. Teams will continue to fill their squads over the coming months.

World's top female T20 bowler Sophie Ecclestone and leading female T20 batter Beth Mooney are among the latest women's star signings. Women's competition currently features three of the world's top five female international T20 batters and bowlers.

The women's competition will headline the start of The Hundred with Oval Invincibles taking on Manchester Originals in a standalone women's match, live on Sky and BBC on July 21, a day before the men's teams meet.

The Hundred will combine fast-paced cricket featuring world-class players with entertainment off the pitch making it a great day out for families.

The Hundred Draft featured 252 overseas players and 254 domestic players vying for the remaining places in the men's teams.

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