The Hundred Schedule, Teams, Matches, Players, Squads, Coaches all you need to know

The Hundred Schedule, Teams, Matches, Players, Squads, Coaches all you need to know.

The Hundred: With the evolution of cricket in the modern era, multiple overseas leagues have been established and have their own identity. To continue the custom but with a different taste and a couple of added flavours, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) earlier proposed a 100-balls a side competition called the ‘The Hundred’.

The competition will see its inaugural season this summer in England, having been delayed for one year courtesy Covid-19 pandemic which originated from Wuhan.

After a couple of backlashes from the experts as the modern T20 and other such short leagues are eating up the craze for Test Cricket among the young cricketers, the ‘The Hundred’ had to go through a lot of validations.

The idea for the format which came in 2016 got executed in 2019 and the first season was scheduled to be held in 2020. The dreaded pandemic forced the ECB officials to postpone the tournament, just as various other leagues either got cancelled or postponed.

The Hundred Schedule, Teams, Matches, Players, Squads, Coaches all you need to know.

The Hundred Format:

‘The Hundred’ has enforced a lot of changes in the original cricket rules to make the sport easier to understand for the new audience. In fact, the basic idea behind the proposed league is to attract young people and wives to the sport during English summer.

The tweaks include the removal of Leg Before Wicket (LBW) appeal completely and a 25 balls powerplay.

Here is the format of the league:

  • 100 balls per innings.
  • No LBW appeal.
  • 25-balls powerplay given at the start of each inning.
  • Switching ends after 10 balls.
  • Bowlers will bowl either five or ten consecutive balls.
  • No bowler is allowed to bowl more than 20 balls in an inning.
  • Two and a half minutes Strategic Time Out for the Bowling team.
  • Teams are entitled to call for time outs.
  • Not more than two fielders outside the 30-yard circle during the power play.
  • One game will last nearly two and a half hours.

Squad Rules:

  • A team to have 15 members.
  • Not more than three overseas players are allowed in a team.
  • At least one English test cricketer will be signed by each team.

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The Hundred Schedule, Teams, Matches, Players, Squads, Coaches all you need to know.

The Hundred Teams / Franchise Names:

The tournament consists of eight teams for both men’s and women’s spread across the major cities of England and Wales.

  • Birmingham Phoenix (Edgbaston)
  • London Spirit (Lord’s)
  • Manchester Originals (Emirates Old Trafford)
  • Northern Superchargers (Emerald Headingley)
  • Oval Invincibles (The Oval)
  • Southern Brave (Ageas Bowl)
  • Trent Rockets (Trent Bridge)
  • Welsh Fire (Cardiff)

The Hundred Teams, Squad, Coaches, Players List:

Birmingham Phoenix

Central Contract Player: Chris Woakes

Overseas Players: Adam Zampa, Kane Williamson, and Shaheen Afridi

Other Players: Moeen Ali, Ravi Bopara, Pat Brown, Benny Howell, Adam Hose, Liam Livingston, Cameron Delport, Henry Brookes, Riki Wessels, Tom Helm, Chris Cooke.

Coach: Andrew McDonald

London Spirit

Central Contract Player: Rory Burns

Overseas Players: Mohammad Nabi, Glenn Maxwell, and Mohammad Amir

Other Players: Dan Lawrence, Joe Denly, Dan Lawrence, Mason Crane, Roelof van der Merwe,Kyle Abbott, Adam Rossington, Eoin Morgan, Zak Crawley, Mark Wood, Jade Dernbach, Luis Reece.

Coach: Shane Warne

Manchester Originals

Central Contract Player: Jos Buttler

Overseas Players: Daniel Christian, Imran Tahir, and Mitchell Santner

Other Players: Saqib Mahmood, Dane Vilas, Phil Salt, Tom Abell, Wayne Madsen, Matt Parkinson, Wayne Parnell, Marchant de Lange, Ed Pollock, Joe Clarke, Eddie Byrom.

Coach: Simon Katich

Northern Superchargers

Central Contract Player: Ben Stokes

Overseas Players: Mujeeb ur Rahman, Aaron Finch, and Chris Lynn

Other Players: Adil Rashid, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, David Willey, Ben Foakes, Adam Lyth, David Wiese, Nathan Rimmington, Brydon Carse, Ed Barnard, Richard Gleeson, John Simpson

Coach: Darren Lehmann

Oval Invincibles

Central Contract Player: Sam Curran

Overseas Players: Sandeep Lamichhane, Sunil Narine, and Fabian Allen

Other Players: Tom Curran, Reece Topley, Jason Roy, Rilee Rossouw, Hardus Viljoen, Alex Blake, Sam Billings, Will Jacks, Nathan Sowter, Chris Wood, Laurie Evans

Coach: Tom Moody

Southern Brave

Central Contract Player: Jofra Archer

Overseas Players: David Warner, Andre Russell, and Shadab Khan

Other Players: Chris Jordan, Delray Rawlins, Tymal Mills, Ollie Pope, George Garton, Alex Davies, James Vince, Max Waller, Craig Overton, Ross Whiteley.

Coach: Mahela Jayawardene

The Hundred Schedule, Teams, Matches, Players, Squads, Coaches all you need to know.

Trent Rockets

Central Contract Player: Joe Root

Overseas Players: D’Arcy Short, Rashid Khan, and Nathan Coulter-Nile

Other Players: Lewis Gregory, Matthew Carter, Harry Gurney, Steven Mullaney, Luke Wood, Tom Moores, Alex Hales, Ben Cox, Luke Fletcher, Dawid Malan, Luke Wright

Coach: Stephen Fleming

Welsh Fire

Central Contract Player: Jonny Bairstow

Overseas Players: Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, and Qais Ahmed

Other Players: Tom Banton, Danny Briggs, Ben Duckett, Simon Harmer, Colin Ingram, Liam Plunkett, Ryan ten Doeschate, David Payne, Ravi Rampaul, Ryan Higgins, Leus du Plooy

Coach: Gary Kirsten

The Hundred Schedule, Teams, Matches, Players, Squads, Coaches all you need to know.

The Hundred 2021 Complete Schedule, Date, Fixtures:

The 2021 Men’s ‘The Hundred’ is scheduled to kickstart from 22nd July 2021 and the final is slated to be held on 21st August.

DateMatch DetailsVenueTime IST
22 July, ThuOval Invincibles vs Manchester OriginalsKennington Oval, London12:00 AM (23 Jul)
23 July, FriBirmingham Phoenix vs London SpiritEdgbaston, Birmingham12:00 Am (24 Jul)
24 July, Sat Trent Rockets vs Southern BraveTrent Bridge, Nottingham8:00 PM
Northern Superchargers vs Welsh FireTrent Bridge, Nottingham11:30 PM
25 July, Sun London Spirit vs Oval InvinciblesLord’s, London8:00 PM
Manchester Originals vs Birmingham PhoenixEmirates Old Trafford, Manchester11:30 PM
26 July, MonTrent Rockets vs Northern SuperchargersTrent Bridge, Nottingham12:00 AM (27 Jul)
27 July, TueWelsh Fire vs Southern BraveSophia Gardens, Cardiff12:00 AM (28 Jul)
28 July, WedManchester Originals vs Northern SuperchargersEmirates Old Trafford, Manchester12:00 AM (29 Jul)
29 July, ThuLondon Spirit vs Trent RocketsLord’s, London12:00 AM (30 Jul)
30 July, FriSouthern Brave vs Birmingham PhoenixThe Rose Bowl, Southampton12:00 AM (31 Jul)
31 July, Sat Welsh Fire vs Manchester OriginalsSophia Gardens, Cardiff8:00 PM
Northern Superchargers vs Oval InvinciblesHeadingley, Leeds11:30 PM
1 Aug, Sun Birmingham Phoenix vs Trent RocketsEdgbaston, Birmingham8:00 PM
London Spirit vs Southern BraveLord’s, London11:30 PM
2 Aug, MonOval Invincibles vs Welsh FireKennington Oval, London12:00 AM (3 Aug)
3 Aug, TueLondon Spirit vs Northern SuperchargersLord’s, London12:00 AM (4 Aug)
4 Aug, WedBirmingham Phoenix vs Oval InvinciblesEdgbaston, Birmingham12:30 AM (5 Aug)
5 Aug, ThuManchester Originals vs Southern BraveEmirates Old Trafford, Manchester12:30 AM (6th Aug)
6 Aug, FriWelsh Fire vs Trent RocketsSophia Gardens, Cardiff12:30 AM (7 Aug)
7 Aug, SatSouthern Brave vs Northern SuperchargersThe Rose Bowl, Southampton12:30 AM (8 Aug)
8 Aug, SunOval Invincibles vs Trent RocketsKennington Oval, London12:30 AM (9 Aug)
9 Aug, MonBirmingham Phoenix vs Welsh FireEdgbaston, Birmingham12:00 AM (10 Aug)
10 Aug, TueManchester Originals vs London SpiritEmirates Old Trafford, Manchester12:00 AM (11 Aug)
11 Aug, WedSouthern Brave vs Welsh FireThe Rose Bowl, Southampton12:00 AM (12 Aug)
12 Aug, ThuNorthern Superchargers vs Manchester OriginalsHeadingley, Leeds12:30 AM (13 Aug)
13 Aug, FriTrent Rockets vs Birmingham PhoenixTrent Bridge, Nottingham12:30 AM (14 Aug)
14 Aug, SatOval Invincibles vs London SpiritKennington Oval, London12:30 Aug (15 Aug)
15 Aug, SunTrent Rockets vs Manchester OriginalsTrent Bridge, Nottingham12:30 AM (16 Aug)
16 Aug, MonSouthern Brave vs Oval InvinciblesThe Rose Bowl, Southampton12:30 AM (17 Aug)
17 Aug, WedNorthern Superchargers vs Birmingham’Headingley, Leeds12:00 AM (18 Aug)
18 Aug, ThuWelsh Fire vs London SpiritSophia Gardens, Cardiff12:00 AM (19 Aug)
20 Aug, FriTBC vs TBC, EliminatorKennington Oval, London12:30 AM (21 Aug)
21 Aug, SatTBC vs TBC, FinalLord’s, London12:00 AM (22 Aug)

*All Details Players mentioned here are the initial contracted players. A couple of players have already pulled out of the tournament due to multiple issue. Stay tuned for the updates, we will update you as soon as possible.

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The Hundred Schedule, Teams, Matches, Players, Squads, Coaches all you need to know.