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Andrew Flintoff appointed Head Coach of Northern Superchargers men’s team
England cricket legend Andrew Flintoff has been appointed as Head Coach of Northern Superchargers men’s team in The Hundred.
Flintoff, 45, is renowned as one of England’s greatest ever players. He played over 200 times for his country and was also Test captain.
Since retiring from cricket in 2009 he has become a television host – including as part of The Hundred team in 2021, and recentl
Embargoed until 11am (BST) on Friday 18 August 2023 – Gaur and Heath named in England Women squads for white-ball series against Sri Lanka
England Women have announced their Vitality IT20 and Metro Bank ODI squads for the 2023 white-ball series against Sri Lanka, which gets underway later this month.
Fast bowler Mahika Gaur and wicketkeeper-batter Bess Heath receive their maiden senior call-ups and are named in both groups after representing England A against Australia A earlier this summer.
Gaur, 17, was part of Thunder's run
Summer of cricket captivates the nation
Record 655,000 people attended the Men’s LV= Insurance and Women’s Metro Bank Ashes Series this summer Every day of the Men’s Ashes series sold out in advance, with total attendance topping 545,000 - after 110,000 watched Women's series England Women’s attendances hit new records with ODI series also selling out – a first for an England Women’s series 17.8 million watched some of the action live
Luke Wells and Chris Cooke join Welsh Fire alongside Emily Windsor and Ella McCaughan
Welsh Fire have now confirmed their squads as the Vitality Wildcard selections in the men’s competition and the final round of signings in the women’s competition have been announced.
Vitality Blast stars Luke Wells and Chris Cooke will join Mike Hussey’s Welsh Fire at Sophia Gardens this summer after excellent performances in the T20 format. Cooke will feel very at home at Cardiff while Wells
Manchester Originals confirm final squads after Vitality Wildcard Draft
With under three weeks to the opening game, Manchester Originals have confirmed their squads for the third year of The Hundred.
In the Vitality Wildcard Draft, the men’s team have signed Max Holden and re-signed Fred Klaassen. Ami Campbell, Amara Carr, Mahika Gaur and Laura Jackson have all signed for the women’s team, as they complete their squad.
Meanwhile, Usama Mir has also been signed
Players signed in Vitality Wildcard Draft as Birmingham Phoenix confirm squads
Birmingham Phoenix has used the local talent at their disposal to finalise their squads ahead of the third edition of The Hundred, which gets underway on Tuesday 1 August.
With their Vitality Wildcard selections, Phoenix men chose Birmingham Bears fast bowler Henry Brookes and all-rounder Jacob Bethell, whilst the final round of signings in the women’s competition include Central Sparks batter
Players signed in Vitality Wildcard Draft as Southern Brave confirm squads
Southern Brave have now confirmed their squads as the Vitality Wildcard Draft selections in the men’s competition and the final round of signings in the women’s competition have been announced.
In the Vitality Wildcard Draft, leg-spinner Jafer Chohan was signed up having taken five wickets in the Vitality Blast, along with his Yorkshire teammate and England pace bowler Matt Fisher.
For the w
Northern Superchargers make final selections for third season of The Hundred
Northern Superchargers have confirmed the final additions to their squads as all eight teams in The Hundred made their Vitality Wildcard Draft selections in the men’s competition and their final round of selections in the women’s competition.
The women’s team added a mixture of experience and youth to their ranks with the retention of popular spinner Lucy Higham, from the 2022 squad, and the ad
Trent Rockets squads finalised for The Hundred with latest round of signings
Trent Rockets have now confirmed their final squads for the third edition of The Hundred as the Vitality Wildcard selections in the men’s competition and the final round of signings in the women’s competition have taken place.
Tom Moores is set to remain at Trent Bridge having secured the title with Trent Rockets last year, and he is joined by Hampshire’s John Turner in Nottingham.
Lauren Filer joins London Spirit alongside Matt Critchley and Daniel Bell-Drummond in Vitality Wildcard Draft
London Spirit have confirmed their final squads for the 2023 edition of The Hundred, with a host of big-name stars heading to Lord’s.
Their women’s squad is bolstered by England’s newest pace star Lauren Filer, who burst onto the international scene with a brilliant Test performance in the Ashes. She is also joined by Indian wicket-keeper Richa Ghosh, a 19-year-old who has already played 50 int
Oval Invincibles complete squads for third year of The Hundred
Oval Invincibles have now confirmed their full squads for the third year of The Hundred as the Vitality Wildcard selections in the men’s competition and the final round of signings in the women’s competition have been announced.
Sophia Smale, Beth Langston, Cordelia Griffith, Claudie Cooper and Lizzie Scott complete the women's squad, Kent's Tawanda Muyeye and Derbyshire's Zak Chappell have
Players signed in Vitality Wildcard Draft as The Hundred teams confirm squads
All eight teams in The Hundred have now confirmed their full squads as the Vitality Wildcard selections in the men’s competition and the final round of signings in the women’s competition have been announced.
Batters Daniel Bell-Drummond and Max Holden and all-rounder Zak Chappell have been drafted by London Spirit, Manchester Originals and Oval Invincibles respectively, after impressive ca
Compare the Market Becomes Principal Partner of The Hundred
Multi-year partnership announced, as Compare the Market becomes Principal Partner of The Hundred Compare the Market to entertain families throughout the competition, with surprises from its characters, gaming stars and cricket’s hottest talent The Hundred starts on Tuesday 1 August and concludes on Sunday 27 August, featuring 68 matches across eight men’s and eight women’s teams, in eight v
Injury update: Tash Farrant
England international Tash Farrant has suffered a reoccurrence of a stress fracture of the lumbar spine.
Farrant undertook an extensive rehab programme following the initial injury last May and returned to domestic action in April.
The South East Stars and Oval Invincibles left armer will now have an operation and will miss the remainder of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy and The Hundred.<
Rudimental to headline The Hundred Final
Headliners Rudimental will take to the stage at Lord’s for The Hundred Final on Sunday 27 August
Competition returns for a third summer of unmissable sporting and music entertainment
For the third year running, The Hundred has curated its music line-up in collaboration with BBC Music Introducing Kicking off from 1 August, each match day will feature a live performance from a BBC Music Int
Eight new-look kits drop as The Hundred gears up for third season
The blockbuster sporting event of summer gets latest makeover, with each team sporting fresh New Balance playing kits for 2023
The kits are made from and packaged in 100% recycled materials, and are also fully recyclable Buy your favourite team’s fresh new look and grab tickets at www.thehundred.com
New playing kits for all eight teams taking part in the third year of The Hundred have b
The Hundred Managing Director Sanjay Patel to leave the ECB
Sanjay Patel, Managing Director of The Hundred, is to leave the ECB after the conclusion of the competition this year.
Sanjay has led the creation and launch of the new competition, which has attracted attendances of more than 1m over the first two years. It has attracted more families, women and children to cricket, with 22% of tickets going to children last year and 28% of female ticket b
Ellyse Perry, Tom Abell and Sophie Ecclestone confirmed as captains in The Hundred
Ellyse Perry, Tom Abell and Sophie Ecclestone have been confirmed to lead their teams in The Hundred, as five of the eight sides taking part announce their captains.
Perry is joined by Birmingham local Moeen Ali as the men’s team captain at Edgbaston, Jos Buttler will continue to take the reins for the men’s Manchester Originals team and Tammy Beaumont is to lead the Welsh Fire women’s side
Six England Women U19 stars confirmed for The Hundred
The first signings of the open market stage in The Hundred women’s competition have been confirmed.
Across the eight teams, 26 signings have been announced with six stars of England Women’s U19 World Cup team among the list, as well as Australian all-rounder Erin Burns, WPL break-out star Tara Norris and Scottish leg-spinner Abtaha Maqsood.
Through the retention wi
Georgia Adams returns as Southern Brave seek to go all the way
The first signings of the open market stage in The Hundred women’s competition have been confirmed with Georgia Adams back at The Ageas Bowl as Southern Brave seek to go one better in the third year of the competition.
Adams is joined at Charlotte Edwards’ Southern Brave team by wicket-keeper Rhianna Southby and leg-spinner Danielle Gregory, previously of Oval Invincibles.