The official draft of The Hundred, a 100 balls cricket tournament in England is scheduled for today.
Each head coach from eight teams will select their team. They get only 100 seconds to decide on each player. Each team will have to select 14 players from 7 rounds with a local player. Each team is allowed to pick up 3 foreign players.
Nepal’s leg spinning sensation Sandeep Lamichhane has been selected for the draft. His fate will be decided today. He has been listed in the category ‘Overseas Reserve Price £100,000’. This category includes the players like Shakib Al Hasan, Muhammad Amir, Trent Boult, De Kock, De Kock and many more top cricketers.
You can see the full list of the players here.
The eight teams are:
- Birmingham Phoenix (Edgbaston)
- London Spirit (Lord’s)
- Manchester Originals (Emirates Old Trafford)
- Northern Superchargers (Emerald Headingley)
- Oval Invincibles (Kia Oval)
- Southern Brave (Ageas Bowl)
- Trent Rockets (Trent Bridge)
- Welsh Fire (Sophia Gardens)
How to follow the draft live ?
- Live TV coverage from 7pm (11:45 pm Nepali time). On Sky One, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket. It will also be available via Sky Sports’ Facebook and YouTube channels. As well as the Sky Sports app and skysports.com
- Sky Sports News and skysports.com. Build-up coverage throughout the day
- The Hundred Draft will be live on BBC iPlayer
- BBC Sport will provide a live stream and text commentary
- thehundred.com will host the live stream. Plus follow the Draft unfold on The Hundred’s official Facebook and Instagram channels
- BBC Radio 5 Live will preview the Draft on Wednesday October 16 at 9pm