Oct. 22, 2019

The draft for The Hundred was held on October 20, 2019 as eight teams finalised their squads for the tournament that'll start in July next year.


  • The Hundred is the title of a professional 100-ball cricket tournament in England and Wales run by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) commencing in July 2020.

  • The league will consist of eight city-based franchise teams, each of which will field both a men's and women's team.

  • 100-ball cricket is a form of limited overs cricket, played by two teams each playing a single innings made up of 100 balls. The format of the game is:
    • 100 balls per innings

    • A change of ends after 10 balls

    • Bowlers deliver either five or 10 consecutive balls

    • Each bowler can deliver a maximum of 20 balls per game

    • Each bowling side gets a strategic timeout of up to two and a half minutes

    • A 25-ball powerplay start for each team. Two fielders are allowed outside of the initial 30-yard circle during the powerplay