The Hundred main draft

On Sunday (October 20), the first draft of England’s new eight-team city-based league, ‘The Hundred’ was held in London. Afghanistan’s spinner Rashid Khan was the first pick in the draft securing a contract worth £125,000 from Trent Rockets.

As per the rules, each team was allowed to pick only three overseas players. Several star cricketers were not picked, including Chris Gayle, Kagiso Rabada, and Lasith Malinga.

The inaugural season of the 100-ball competition is scheduled from July 17 to August 16 next year.

Here is the complete list of players picked by each team:

Birmingham Phoenix:

Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Pat Brown, Liam Livingstone, Kane Williamson, Ravi Bopara, Benny Howell, Tom Helm, Shaheen Afridi, Adam Hose, Cameron Delport, Riki Wessels, Chris Cooke

London Spirit:

Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence, Eoin Morgan, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Amir, Roelof van der Merwe, Mark Wood, Joe Denly, Mason Crane, Kyle Abbott, Jade Dernbach, Luis Reece

Manchester Originals:

Jos Buttler, Saqib Mahmood, Matt Parkinson, Imran Tahir, Dane Vilas, Phil Salt, Tom Abell, Dan Christian, Wayne Madsen, Wayne Parnell, Mitchell Santner, Ed Pollock, Eddie Byrom

Northern Superchargers:

Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Aaron Finch, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Lynn, Adam Lyth, Richard Gleeson, Ben Foakes, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, David Wiese, Ed Barnard, John Simpson

Oval Invincibles:

Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Jason Roy, Sunil Narine, Sam Billings, Sandeep Lamichhane, Rilee Rossouw, Reece Topley, Hardus Viljoen, Alex Blake, Nathan Sowter, Laurie Evans

Southern Brave:

Jofra Archer, Chris Jordan, James Vince, Andre Russell, David Warner, Liam Dawson, Shadab Khan, Tymal Mills, Ross Whiteley, Delray Rawlins, Ollie Pope, Max Waller, Craig Overton

Trent Rockets:

Joe Root, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Rashid Khan, D’Arcy Short, Lewis Gregory, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Steve Mullaney, Matthew Carter, Luke Wood, Tom Moores, Luke Fletcher, Luke Wright

Welsh Fire:

Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Colin Ingram, Mitchell Starc, Steve Smith, Ben Duckett, Ravi Rampaul, Simon Harmer, Qais Ahmed, Liam Plunkett, Ryan ten Doeschate, Danny Briggs, Leus du Plooy