The franchise competition in England i.e. The Hundred will kick off this month on 22nd July. There has been a lot of excitement regarding the completely new format of the game. It will be interesting to see if the tournament can meet the expectations of the viewers. In this article, we will be listing out five players to watch for in The Hundred.
Alex Hales has been performing well in T20 leagues around the world in the past two years. He has been eagerly waiting to make a comeback in the England national team but has been constantly ignored by the selectors. Hales will be representing the Trent Rockets team in the inaugural season of the tournament. He will be hoping to give explosive starts to his side in the first season.
Rashid Khan has been playing in almost all the leagues around the world in the last 3 to 4 years. He has been an impactful cricketer for his sides till now and would be keen to continue that form. Rashid recently impressed with his bowling in the PSL 2021. He will be a key bowler for the Trent Rockets team.
Andre Russell is currently among the most destructive batsmen in the shortest format of the game. He will now be playing in a shorter version with 20 balls fewer than T20 cricket which is the hundred. Russell will represent the Southern Brave team in the first season of The Hundred tournament.
Ben Stokes has been among the most sought-after players in the different cricket leagues. He has been an integral part of Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. Now, he will be featuring in the Northern Superchargers in this new kind of tournament. The performance of Stokes will be crucial for his team’s success.
Moeen Ali, who will be playing for Birmingham Phoenix, is among the key players in The Hundred. He had an amazing IPL season with CSK earlier this year. He will also be pushing for his place in England limited over the side with his performance in the first edition of The Hundred.