Firstly, the new-look (format) of cricket has been introduced by England & Wales cricket board on July 21st, 2021 named The Hundred. Secondly, the Hundred dedicate as 100 deliveries of cricket game.
It is the second shortest format of cricket after the T10 league as T10 consists of 60 deliveries as T10 was launched 5 years before. Therefore, the Hundred has introduced some of the new and existing guidelines in the form of cricket along with the normal guidelines of cricket.
The Hundred tournament was decided to start in 2020 but due to this Covid-19 pandemic, the tournament has to be postponed its fixtures schedules. In the hundred it is the first time that both men and women will play for the same team but in different matches.
The Hundred will be more exciting and thrilling because of its new style and format. However, it’s is expected that the match will be finished in 2.30 hrs. The Hundred bringing more buzz to cricket fans across the world after its launch because will see more thrilling performances from our well-known star cricketer from all around the globe.
The matches will be played in 7 cities in Europe. There are a total of 8 teams each team consists of two different team under their franchise one team of ens and one team of women’s. Let look at The Hundred rules, game format their Squad list and team list.
The Hundred: Games rules and guideline
1.No. of balls: Firstly, the two teams will play off the match at 100 balls in each innings and the team who score the highest runs in the game will win the match.
2.Time rules: Secondly, the whole game will be played for around 2.30 hours
3.Rule for the coach: The coach of the team has provided the right to discuss the game plans with their players by simple going to the field in the middle of the game so, which is not given in other forms of cricket.
4.Bowling rules: Moreover, the bowler can ball five
deliveries and also he or she can deliver ten balls in their every spell but it will be decided by the team captain that he or she will allow him or her to ball five or 10 balls. So, he or she the bowler can ball only up to 20 balls in each game
5.Feilding rules: The field position of the fielding team can be changed after every 10 deliveries according to rules
6.Qualifying rules: The qualifying rules will be the same as another form of cricket
7.Powerplay rules: Meanwhile, every team will get a powerplay of 25 balls in each game. During the powerplay of 25 balls, only 2 fielders of the fielding team can place outside the 30-yard circle
8. Time out rules: In addition, the strategic timeout is a break in the middle of the game that was taken by the fielding team of 2.5 minutes.
Name of the 8 teams that will take part in The Hundred:
- Birmingham Phoenix
- Oval Invincibles
- Welsh Fire
- Northern Superchargers
- Trent Rockets
- Southern Brave
- London Spirit
- Manchester Originals
The 8 teams are allowed to have a maximum of 15 players only and are also allowed to have only 3 foreign players in their Squad.
The Hundred, why to watch? Reason:
- Firstly, the Hundred ball crickets is the only domestic cricket tournament for Women as they don’t have any other domestic tournament like many other tournaments for men. Secondly, it can bridge the gap between men’s and women’s in cricket
- The music in the Hundred, will just not only be a game of cricket but also become great entertainment with the involvement of great musicians, singers and artists. Therefore, they will grace the events with their fantastic live songs and music. As a result, the cricket with live music
- The Hundred will gather the well-known stars from the cricketing world. The tournament will feature big names like Jos Buttler, Quinton De Kock Rashid Khan, Ben Stokes, Eon Morgan, Jofra Archer, Harmanpreet Kaur, Nat Sciver, Faf Du Plessis and Sarah Taylor, etc.
The complete player list of 8 teams in The Hundred
Team: Birmingham Phoenix
Batsmen’s: Phoebe Franklin, Evelyn Jones, Marie Kelly, Katie Mack, Shafali Verma, Amy Jones ( Wicket-keeper)
Bowlers: Emily Arlott, Ria Fackrell, Kirstie Gordon, Abtaha Maqsood, Issy Wong
Allrounders: Georgia Elwiss, Thea Brookes, Erin Burns, Gwenan Davies ( wicketkeeper)
Batsmen’s: Tom Abell, Finn Allen, Chris Cooke (wicketkeeper), Miles Hammond, Adam Hose, Dom Sibley, Will Smeed
Bowlers: Pat Brown, Imran Tahir, Tom Helm, Adam Milne, Chris Woakes, Dillon Pennington,
All-rounders: Daniel Bell-Drummond, Moeen Ali, Benny HoBatsmenam Livingstone
Team: Oval Invincibles
Batsmens: Giorgio Adams, Fran Wilson, Sarah Bryce (wicketkeeper), Rihanna Southby (wicketkeeper)
Bowler’s: Marizanne Kapp, Tash Farrant, Grace Gibbs, Shabnim, Eva Gray, Danielle Gregory, Mady Villiers, Megan Belt
Allrounders: Jo Gardner, Alice Capsey, Dane van Niekerk
Batsmen’s: Rory Blake, Sam Billings (wicketkeeper), Alex Blake, Jordan Cox, Laurie Evans, Colin Ingram, Will Jacks, Jason Roy
Bowlers: Tom Curran, Brandon Glover, Saqib Mahmood, Tabraiz Shamsi, Nathan Sowter, Reece Topley, Sandeep Lamichhane
Allrounders: Sam Curran, Jordan Clark, Sunil Narine
Team Welsh Fire:
Batsmen’s: Sophie Luff, Georgia Redmayne (wicketkeeper), Sarah Taylor (wicketkeeper), Nat Wraith
Bowlers: Pippa Cleary, Alex Griffiths, Katie George, Lauren Filer, Amy Gordon, Nicole Harvey, Bryony Smith, Hannah Baker
Allrounders: Alice Macleod, Hayley Mathews, Georgia Hennessy
Batsmen’s: Ian Cockbain, Ben Duckett, Tom Banton, Leus du Plooy, Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Glenn Phillips (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: David Payne, Jake Ball, Liam Plunkett, Qais Ahmad
All-rounders: Matt Critchley, James Neesham, Josh Cobb, Ryan Higgins, David Llyod
Team: Northern Superchargers
Batsmen’s: Laura Kimmince, Jemimah Rodrigues, Laura Wolvaardt, Hollie Armitage, Lauren Winfieldhill, Ami Campbell, Bess Heath (wicketkeeper)
Bowler:s Elizabeth Russell, Beth Langston, Katie Levick, Linsey Smith, Helen Fenby
All-rounders: Phoebe Graham, Alice Davidson-Richards, Sterre Kalis, Kalea Moore
Batsmen’s: Adam Lyth, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Chris Lynn, Harry Brook, Faf du Plessis, John Simpson (wicketkeeper), Dane Vilas (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: Matty Potts, Brydon Carse, Matherounders, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Callum Parkinson, Adil Rashid
All-roundesr: David Willey, Ben Stokes, Ben Raine, Jordan Thompson.
Team: Trent Rockets
Batsmen’s: Ella Claridge, Emily Windsor, Rachel Priest (wicketkeeper), Abigail Freeborn (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: Katherine Brunt, Sammy-Jo Johnson, Sarah Glenn, Lucy Higham, Nancy Harman
All-rounders: Nat Sciver, Heather Graham, Kathryn Bryce, Teresa Graves, Michaela Kirk, Alicia Presland
Batsmen’s: Alex Hales, D’arcy Short, David Malan, Roe Root, Luke Wright, Tom Moores (wicketkeeper), Ben Cox (wicketkeeper).
Bowlers: Luke wood, Marchant De Lange, Sam Cook, Timm Van der Gugten, Rashid Khan, Matt Carter.
All-rounders: Steven Mullaney, Samit Patel, Lewis Gregory.
Team: Southern Brave
Batsmen’s: Maia Bouchier, Smriti Mandhana, Danni Wyatt, Ella McCaughan, Carla Rudd (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: Lauren Bell, Anya Shrubsole, Tara Norris, Sonia Odedra, Amanda Jade Wellington, Fi Morris, Charlotte Taylor
All-rounder: Stafanie Sophia Dunkey, Paige Scholfield
Batsmen’s: James Vince, Ross Whiteley, Devon Conway, Delray Rawlins, Quinton De Kock (wicketkeeper), Alex Davies (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: Jofra Archer, Craig Overton, Chris Jordan, Tymal Mills, Danny Briggs, Jake Lintott, Max waller
All-rounder: Liam Dawson, George Garton, Colin De Grandhomme.
Team: London Spirit
Batsmen: Susie Rowe, Heather Knight, Danielle Gibson, Aylish Cranstone, Tammy Beaumont (wicketkeeper), Amara Carr (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: Freya Davies, Sophie Munro, Grace Scrivens
All-rounders: Charlie Dean, Deepti Sharma, Naomi Dattani, Deandra Dottin, Chloe Tryon, Alice Monaghan
Batman’s: Joe Denly, Zak Crawley, Eoin Morgan, Dan Lawrence, Joe Cracknell, Josh Inglis (wicketkeeper), Adam Rossington (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: Jade Dernbach, Mohammad Amir, Chris wood, Blake Cullen, Brad Wheal, Mark Wood, Mason
All-rMerwers: Mohammad Nabi, Luis Reece, Ravi Bopara, Roelof Van der Meree.
Team: Manchester Originals
Batsmen’s: Georgie Boyce, Mignon du Preez, Cordeila Griffith, Lizelle Lee, Danielle Collins, Eleanor Threlkeld (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: Kate Cross, Laura Jackson, Alice Dyson, Sophie Ecclestone, Alex Hartley, Hannah Jones
All-rounders: Emma Lamb, Harmanpreet Kaur, Natalie Brown
Batsmen’s: Phil Salt, Joe Clarke, Colin Munro, Sam Hain, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper)
Bowlers: Steven Finn, Fred Klaassen, Lockie Ferguson, Ollie Robinson, Matt Parkinson, Calvin Harrison, Tom Hartley
All-rounders: Tom Lammonby, Carlos Brathwaite, Colin Ackermann, Dan Douthwaite.