Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana among Indian stars to take part in latest edition of The Hundred

Four players of the Indian women’s team, including captain Harmanpreet Kaur and vice-captain Smriti Mandhana, will be part of The Hundred 2023.

The latest edition of The Hundred will start from August 1 and run till August 27. FanCode will be livestreaming all the matches from this year’s edition.

Richa Ghosh and Jemimah Rodrigues too will be playing in this year’s competition.

Cricket fans can watch all the action on FanCode’s mobile app (Android, iOS), TV app available on Android TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Jio STB, Samsung TV, Airtel XStream, OTT Play and fancode.com. Games will start at 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM IST.

The eight teams competing include Birmingham Phoenix, London Spirit, Manchester Originals, Northern Superchargers, Oval Invincibles, Southern Brave, Trent Rockets, and the Welsh Fire.

While Harmanpreet will represent Trent Rockets, Smriti will be turning up for Southern Brave. Jemimah Rodrigues and Richa Ghosh will play for Northern Superchargers and London Spirit respectively.

Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf are amongst some other marquee players expected to feature in the tournament.

The Hundred is England Cricket Board’s latest innovation, and sees eight men’s and women’s teams competing in an exciting new 100-ball format. Bowlers are allowed to bowl either five or ten consecutive deliveries, with each bowler delivering a maximum of 20 deliveries. Both men’s and women’s matches are held back-to-back in the same venue, with equal prize money for the winners.

Trent Rockets and Oval Invincibles are the defending men’s and women’s champions respectively.

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