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Tag Archives: The Hundred

Australia star Perry signs up for English cricket’s Hundred

LONDON – Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry has signed up to play in the inaugural edition of English cricket s Hundred – a major coup for the new 100-balls-per-side competition. Perry, recently named the International Cricket Council s women s player of the decade, has agreed to join the Birmingham Phoenix. The 30-year-old, currently ...

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Lord’s and Hove to stage inaugural Hundred finals

LONDON: Lord’s and Hove will stage next year’s inaugural finals of English cricket’s controversial new Hundred competition, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced. Hove, in Sussex, will be the venue for the women’s final on August 14, with Lord’s, widely regarded as the sport’s spiritual home, staging the men’s ...

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England says ‘The Hundred’ poses no danger to county cricket

MANCHESTER: England cricket chief Tom Harrison says the controversial Hundred competition will help protect other formats of the game despite fears over its potential impact. The Hundred, starting in 2020, is a new tournament consisting of eight city-based franchise sides, breaking away from the traditional county system. Teams will bat ...

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The Hundred Draft – Amir picked by London Spirit for £100,000

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s bowling trio of speedster Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi and leggie Shadab Khan were picked for The Hundred Draft. Amir led the Men in Green into the draft, becoming the first Pakistani player picked in The Hundred Draft. The fast bowler was picked by London Spirit for a ...

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Babar Azam, Smith included in draft for ‘The Hundred’

LONDON: ‘The Hundred’ is turning out to be a star studded affair as renowned international cricketers have been named in the upcoming tournament organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Pakistani batsman Babar Azam is one of the players included in the draft which will be held on ...

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