The Hundred

LONDON: Five Indian women cricketers have signed on for The Hundred, including the world’s highest ranked batter, when the competition gets under way this summer.

Shafali Verma is the No. 1 ranked short-form batter and joins Birmingham Phoenix as a replacement for Sophie Devine.

Harmanpreet Kaur will star in the opening match, at the Kia Oval on July 21, as she joins Manchester Originals. Jemimah Rodrigues will feature for Northern Superchargers.

May 04, 2021 09:05
BENGALURU: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has reportedly granted No-Objection Certificates (NOCs) to four of its women players to feature in the inaugural season of The Hundred.  BCCI has already sent the NOCs to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the official announcement regarding the Indian contingent is likely to made by The Hundred teams soon, ESPNcricinfo reports.
Apr 21, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: The BCCI is reportedly thinking about allowing its U23 players to participate in England's The Hundred in order to earn leverage over expanding the international window available for the Indian Premier League, which would be required if two more teams are to be added to the IPL, which is the plan.
Apr 06, 2021 17:04
LONDON: Unilever soap brand Lifebuoy has announced a multi-year partnership with England Cricket ahead of the start of the new season.  This is in addition to the previously announced partnership with the ECB’s innovative new competition, The Hundred.
Dec 11, 2020 16:12
LONDON: Unilever Thursday announced an official partnership with The Hundred ahead of the launch of the new cricket competition in summer 2021.
May 08, 2020 19:05
LONDON: After the owners of IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders confirmed interest in buying in to the the England and Wales Cricket Board’s The Hundred, the co-owner of Pakistan Super League team Multan Sultans Ali Khan Tareen has followed suit.  
May 06, 2020 19:05
MUMBAI: The owners of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders have confirmed interest to investing in The Hundred, ECB’s unique 100-ball tournament, if the competition turns towards private investment next year. KKR CEO Venky Mysore told UK's The Telegraph on Tuesday that they would surely be keen to “explore” investment opportunities in The Hundred.
May 01, 2020 16:05
LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed Thursday that the launch of The Hundred will now take place in summer 2021.  No specific dates were set for the inaugural competition in 2021. The month-long competition was scheduled to start on July 17. 
Mar 31, 2020 15:03
LONDON: The ECB confirmed Monday that the next two sale windows for The Hundred are to be delayed. Following February’s first priority access window, a second instalment, available for subscribers to The Hundred, was due to open on 2 April.  The competition’s inaugural general sale was scheduled for 8 April. It was scheduled to be the first time that tickets for The Hundred were available in an all-access sale.
Mar 04, 2020 16:03
LONDON: The England & Wales Cricket Board has announced that the men's and women's winners in the inaugural season of The Hundred, ECB's franchise-based 100-ball cricket tournament, will receive equal prize money. The total prize budget of £600,000 will be split 50/50 between the men’s and women’s competitions and is a step towards the ECB’s long-term commitment to making cricket a gender-balanced sport.
Feb 21, 2020 19:02
LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board has initiated discussions with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to allow Indian women players to be made available for ECB's 'The Hundred' competition, slated to be played later this year in the UK. The Hundred is a 100-ball format that is set to launch in July with the men's and women's tournaments to run concurrently over a five-week period.