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England's Sarah Taylor returns from cricket exile to play for Welsh Fire in The Hundred
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England's Sarah Taylor returns from cricket exile to play for Welsh Fire in The Hundred

The 100 balls-per-side franchise tournament was meant to have been launched last year but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

IPL 2021: There are Indian cricketers who want to play in The Hundred and other leagues, says Eoin Morgan
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IPL 2021: There are Indian cricketers who want to play in The Hundred and other leagues, says Eoin Morgan

Morgan cautioned ICC that in a another decade's time, the franchise leagues will take over international cricket.

Australia's David Warner, Pakistan's Babar Azam, West Indies' Jason Holder enter The Hundred draft
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Australia's David Warner, Pakistan's Babar Azam, West Indies' Jason Holder enter The Hundred draft

Australia's David Warner along with Pakistan's Babar Azam, South Africa's Quinton de Kock and West Indies' Jason Holder are on a list of over 250 players vying for the seven remaining overseas places in the draft for the inaugural edition of the Hundred competition.

The Hundred: Australia's Adam Zampa, Ashleigh Gardner commit to Birmingham Phoenix for inaugural edition
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The Hundred: Australia's Adam Zampa, Ashleigh Gardner commit to Birmingham Phoenix for inaugural edition

Zampa had already been signed up by the Phoenix in a televised draft and the leg-spinner is now set to honour that commitment by playing for the Phoenix in 2021, with Gardner joining the franchise women's team.

The Hundred: Ollie Pope replaces Jonny Bairstow at Welsh Fire; Rory Burns moves to Oval Invincibles
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The Hundred: Ollie Pope replaces Jonny Bairstow at Welsh Fire; Rory Burns moves to Oval Invincibles

The ECB announced the names of the first 18 players set to take part in The Hundred after its start was postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BCCI have been asking me about Hundred, says ECB outgoing chief Colin Graves
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BCCI have been asking me about Hundred, says ECB outgoing chief Colin Graves

The ECB's brainchild, the Hundred is a necessary tool to increase cricket's reach and appeal, according to Graves.

Shane Warne wants MS Dhoni to play for London Spirit in The Hundred tournament
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Shane Warne wants MS Dhoni to play for London Spirit in The Hundred tournament

Shane Warne now wants Mahendra Singh Dhoni to get on with the game and consider being part of his team London Spirit in next year's The Hundred tournament.

The Hundred: Male cricketers to be docked 20 percent pay in 2021, players to receive 11.5 percent of first year fee, says ECB
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The Hundred: Male cricketers to be docked 20 percent pay in 2021, players to receive 11.5 percent of first year fee, says ECB

The decision was reached after negotiations between ECB and the Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA).

ECB approve additional financial package of $44.71 million to support counties, clubs affected by COVID-19 pandemic
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ECB approve additional financial package of $44.71 million to support counties, clubs affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Cricket has been suspended since March and the ECB had initially announced a 61 million-pound aid package to help the game withstand the financial impact of the shutdown which has delayed the start of the English season.

We will evaluate if approached with offers to invest in The Hundred, says KKR CEO Venky Mysore
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We will evaluate if approached with offers to invest in The Hundred, says KKR CEO Venky Mysore

KKR owners also a have a presence in the Caribbean Premier League, having bought the Trinidad franchise in 2015.

Delay of The Hundred will rob women's game of momentum, fears former England captain Charlotte Edwards
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Delay of The Hundred will rob women's game of momentum, fears former England captain Charlotte Edwards

Women’s cricket risks losing momentum after the launch of 'The Hundred' competition was postponed until next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, former England captain Charlotte Edwards said.

Colin Graves to step down as ECB chairman on 31 August following postponement of The Hundred due to COVID-19 crisis
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Colin Graves to step down as ECB chairman on 31 August following postponement of The Hundred due to COVID-19 crisis

Graves, who was appointed as chairman in May 2015, will be replaced by Ian Watmore after being ratified in the AGM at the end of the month. Graves is expected to take over as ICC's next chairman, replacing Shashank Manohar.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Launch of English Cricket's The Hundred postponed until 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Launch of English Cricket's The Hundred postponed until 2021

The launch of The Hundred was postponed until 2021 on Thursday as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to put its new flagship tournament on hold.

BCCI must step up to lead world cricket out of COVID-19 crisis by drawing up an action plan
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BCCI must step up to lead world cricket out of COVID-19 crisis by drawing up an action plan

More than ever before, world cricket needs a strong and united BCCI to take the lead. The situation is ripe to reverse the wrongs of the ICC gang-up against a CoA-weakened BCCI. The obvious way to ensure this would be to stage IPL as soon as the COVID-19 threat is overcome and then drawing up an action plan to leverage the brand and advantages of the Big Three.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Inaugural season of The Hundred stuck in limbo as ECB suspends all professional cricket until July
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Inaugural season of The Hundred stuck in limbo as ECB suspends all professional cricket until July

The domestic cricket calendar is up in the air, with ECB arranging a special meeting for Wednesday when a decision will be made about whether The Hundred — the 100-ball tournament launched to much fanfare last year with a US-style draft — can go ahead

South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk says she is 'tough' on wife and teammate Marizanne Kapp to keep accusations of favouritism at bay
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South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk says she is 'tough' on wife and teammate Marizanne Kapp to keep accusations of favouritism at bay

It is rare to find married couples in team sports and for Van Niekerk and Kapp, balancing their relationship on and off the field has needed some work over the years

David Warner pulls out of 'The Hundred' but not due to COVID-19: Report
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David Warner pulls out of 'The Hundred' but not due to COVID-19: Report

Star Australian opener David Warner has reportedly decided to pull out of England Cricket Board's 'The Hundred' league as it is clashing with national team's limited overs series against Zimbabwe.

Australia's Steve Smith named captain of Welsh Fire for inaugural season of ECB's 'The Hundred'
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Australia's Steve Smith named captain of Welsh Fire for inaugural season of ECB's 'The Hundred'

Former Australia captain Steve Smith was named Wednesday to lead the Welsh Fire in the inaugural season of The Hundred cricket league in Britain, another step on his road back following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

BCCI in talks with ECB over allowing Indian women's team cricketers to participate in 'The Hundred'
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BCCI in talks with ECB over allowing Indian women's team cricketers to participate in 'The Hundred'

England and Wales Cricket Board is currently engaged in a discussion with the BCCI about the participation of the Indian women cricketers in the tournament

Moeen Ali to captain Birmingham Phoenix men's team in inaugural edition of 'The Hundred'
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Moeen Ali to captain Birmingham Phoenix men's team in inaugural edition of 'The Hundred'

England all-rounder Moeen Ali will lead the Birmingham Phoenix men's team in the inaugural edition of 'The Hundred' slated to be played next year, the tournament's official website confirmed.