Everything you need to know about the 2nd edition of The Hundred, starting from 3 Aug 2022. Check out The Hundred prediction, previews, betting tips and odds. Also find out today match prediction to place bets with betway, 10cric, bet365, 1xbet and more.
After a successful inaugural season in 2021, The Hundred is back for its 2nd season to kick-start on August 03.
The teams are revamped a little after the April draft.
The reigning champions Southern Brave are currently the favorites with 3.75 at Betway and 4.00 at Parimatch, 1xBet and 10Cric.
But looking at the squads, we are backing the table toppers of the last season, Birmingham Phoenix to lift the Hundred trophy this year. 10Cric, 1xBet and Parimatch are offering the best price for Birmingham Phoenix at 7.00 while Betway is offering 6.50. The likes of the powerful Liam Livingstone, Will Smeed, Moeen Ali strengthen the batting line-up while Ali, Jack Leach, Adam Milne, Kane Richardson take care of the bowling attack.
Northern Superchargers, Welsh Fire and London Spirit are currently getting the highest price of odds to lift the trophy this season. London Spirit are at 9.00 with Betway, 10Cric, 1xBet and Parimatch.
With the likes of Harry Brook, Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, Faf du Plessis, David Willey you can place bets on the chances of Northern Superchargers to lift the trophy. The odds for Superchargers look pretty generous at a whopping 9.00 by 10Cric and Parimatch whereas 1xbet is offering 8.9 for the Superchargers. If you’re a Betway fan then you can place your outright bet at 7.50.
Captain: Moeen Ali
Key Players: Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Benny Howell
Home ground: Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham
In the first season of The Hundred, Birmingham Phoenix finished at the top of the table by winning 6 out of 8 matches.
Liam Livingstone was the leading run scorer of The Hundred 2021 with 348 runs in 9 innings at an average of 58.00 while Moeen Ali was at the 4th spot in the list with 225 runs in 7 innings.
Adam Milne and Benny Howell are the powerhouse of the Birmingham Phoenix bowling unit. Adam Milne finished the last season as the leading wicket taker of The Hundred with 12 wickets while Benny Howell has picked 11 wickets.
Chris Woakes, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Adam Milne, Benny Howell, Tom Abell, Will Smeed, Chris Benjamin, Miles Hammond, Henry Brookes, Jack Leach, Matthew Wade, Olly Stone, Kane Richardson, Matthew Fisher, Graeme van Buuren
Captain: Eoin Morgan
Key Players: Glenn Maxwell, Adam Rossington, Blake Cullen
Home ground: The Lord's, London
London Spirit had a poor season in the inaugural edition of the tournament. They finished the group at the bottom of the table with 1 win in 8 matches.
For the 2nd season, they have signed Kieron Pollard but he will be missing more than half of the season due to national commitments and CPL. England’s Mark Wood and Australia’s Riley Meredith are part of the bowling attack in the London Spirit.
Aussie all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is a crucial player for the London Spirit. He will strengthen the middle-order.
Blake Cullen was quite impressive in the first season, picking 10 wickets in 6 innings.
Zak Crawley, Mark Wood, Glenn Maxwell, Eoin Morgan, Mason Crane, Dan Lawrence, Adam Rossington, Ravi Bopara, Blake Cullen, Brad Wheal, Kieron Pollard, Liam Dawson, Riley Meredith, Jordan Thompson, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Chris Wood
Captain: Yet to be announced
Key Players: Jos Butler, Matt Parkinson, Andre Russell
Home ground: Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Trafford
Manchester Originals had a below par performance in the first season, finishing at the 6th spot on the table with 2 wins in 8 matches.
The power-hitter white-ball skipper of England, Jos Butler is expected to go heavy on the bowlers in this year’s The Hundred. Phil Salt has scored 122 runs in the last season and he is still with the Originals for the 2nd season.
Matt Parkinson and Tom Hartley were good with the ball in the first season taking 9 and 7 wickets, respectively. They will be part of the bowling unit once again.
Andre Russell and Wanindu Hasaranga are among the overseas players in the Manchester Originals and we are well aware of their capabilities. Both of them had a good IPL season this year and they look in good shape.
Jos Buttler, Ollie Robinson, Phil Salt, Matt Parkinson, Jamie Overton, Tom Hartley, Tom Lammonby, Colin Ackermann, Wayne Madsen, Fred Klaasen, Calvin Harrison, Andre Russell, Laurie Evans, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dan Worrall, Sean Abbott
Captain: Faf du Plessis
Key Players: Harry Brook, Adil Rashid, Faf du Plessis, David Willey
Home ground: Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds
Northern Superchargers won 3 matches out of 8 in the last season and they finished at the 5th spot on the table.
Adil Rashid was extraordinary with his bowling in the first season picking 12 wickets in 7 matches. Other Superchargers bowlers couldn’t contribute much as the 2nd leading wicket taker in the team had picked 6 wickets only.
Among the batsmen, Harry Brook impressed everyone in the first season, smashing 189 runs in 5 innings at an average of 47.25. Faf du Plessis is also part of the Northern Superchargers this season along with another star of the T20 leagues Dwayne Bravo.
All-rounder David Willey was also in good form in the first season. In 7 matches, Willey picked 5 wickets and scored 132 runs.
Ben Stokes, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Faf du Plessis, Harry Brook, Brydon Carse, Matthew Potts, John Simpson, Adam Lyth, Callum Parkinson, Dwayne Bravo, Wahab Riaz, Adam Hose, Roelof van der Merwe, Luke Wright
Captain: Sam Billings
Key Players: Jason Roy, Sunil Narine, Will Jacks, Tom Curran
Home ground: The Oval, London
The London based franchise Oval Invincibles finished at the 4th position in the first season of The Hundred. They won 4 wins out of 8 games.
Jason Roy was the leading run scorer of the team in the 2021 season. He scored 186 runs in 8 matches. Sam Billings is also retained for this year by the Invincibles. He was in good touch last season.
The bowling unit looks strong in this team with the likes of Sunil Narine, Tom Curran, Rilee Rossouw and the man in form Reece Topley.
Both the Curran brothers are part of this team.
Sam Billings, Rory Burns, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Will Jacks, Sunil Narine, Jason Roy, Nathan Sowter, Reece Topley, Jordan Cox, Saqib Mahmood, Rilee Rossouw, Danny Briggs, Hilton Cartwright, Matt Milnes, Jack Leaning
Captain: James Vince
Key Players: James Vince, Jake Lintott, Chris Jordan
Home ground: The Ageas Bowl, Southampton
Southern Brave are the current champions of The Hundred. They finished the group stage at the 2nd spot on the table then defeated Trent Rockets in the semi-final and Birmingham Phoenix in the final.
The leading run-scorers from the last season - James Vince, Alex Davies and Quinton de Kock are retained by the franchise for another season. Tim David didn’t get many opportunities in the last season which he might get this season.
Chris Jordan and Marcus Stoinis are currently among the top white-ball all-rounders in the international circuit.
Along with these two all-rounders, the strong bowling unit consists of the leading wicket takers of Brave from the first season - Jake Lintott and George Garton.
Clouds are still looming over Jofra Archer’s chances to be part of the playing 11.
Jofra Archer, Alex Davies, George Garton, Chris Jordan, Tymal Mills, Craig Overton, James Vince, Ross Whiteley, Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Jake Lintott, Tim David, Joe Weatherley, Daniel Moriarty, Rehan Ahmed
Captain: Lewis Gregory
Key Players: Dawid Malan, Samit Patel, Rashid Khan, Alex Hales
Home ground: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Trent Rockets reached the semi-final of the first edition of The Hundred. They were defeated by the title winner Southern Brave.
All-rounder Samit Patel had a remarkable season picking 8 wickets and scoring 179 runs in 9 matches. Marchant de Lange and Rashid Khan picked 12 wickets each.
The highest run getter of the Trent Rockets from last season, Dawid Malan is also retained by the franchise. He smashed 214 runs in 9 matches last season. Alex Hales has also been retained as he smashed 185 runs last season and he is a fine batsman in the short-format games.
Matthew Carter, Marchant de Lange, Lewis Gregory, Rashid Khan, Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Tom Moores, Steven Mullaney, Joe Root, Colin Munro, Luke Wood, Luke Fletcher, Samit Patel, Sam Cook, Ian Cockbain, Tom Kohler-Cadmore
Captain: Yet to be announced
Key Players: Ben Duckett, David Miller, Adam Zampa
Home ground: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Welsh Fire finished at the 7th spot in the last season in the The Hundred Men’s.
The highest run getter from last season, Ben Duckett has been retained for this season. He scored 232 runs in 8 matches.
The South African hitter David Miller will also be part of the Welsh Fire squad this year.
Ollie Pope, Ben Duckett, Jake Ball, David Payne, Leus du Plooy, Ryan Higgins, Josh Cobb, Joe Clarke, Tom Banton, Adam Zampa, David Miller, Naseem Shah, Sam Hain, Jacob Bethell, Matt Critchley
The exciting 100-ball cricket tournament, The Hundred is back for its 2nd installment this year after a successful first season in 2021. The Hundred features 8 men’s and 8 women’s teams which are located at the 8 different cities - Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham, Cardiff, The Oval, Southampton, Lord’s.
Despite getting some criticism, the first edition of The Hundred became a huge hit as the concept of 100-ball per innings was loved by the fans. The Hundred is scheduled to take place from August 3 - September 3, which is the holiday month in England.
In the men’s edition of The Hundred, Southern Brave lifted the trophy in the first season after beating Birmingham Phoenix in the final match at Lord’s.
The Hundred’s draft for 2022 edition took place in April this year after which all the 8 squads have been finalized. The 1st match of The Hundred 2022 will take place between the current champions Southern Brave and Welsh Fire on Aug 3 at The Rose Bowl in Southampton.
Administered by England and Wales Cricket Board, the tournament is being organised in its home country: England. It was originally scheduled to start in the summer of 2020 but as we all know and have suffered, pandemic forced the organisers to change the dates. Now, after testing your patience at this stretch, the tournament is finally rescheduled to start in the summer of 2021. Precisely starting on 22nd July, 2021, the tournament will be running straight through the next five weeks until 21st August.
Seven cities in the country of England are preparing its eight stadiums to welcome the eight teams of the tournament where The Kia Oval stadium in London is the first one to greet its guests. The stadium is expected to be brimming with the supporters of the two teams that will be competing against each other. The first team is Oval Invincibles, the home team from Kia Oval whereas the second team is Manchester Originals from Manchester of course.
Each and every cricket fan in the entire nation is ready with their tickets to hop into their seat and witness the wave of excitement run through the stadium after being trapped inside their homes. If you are from a far away corner of the world and you can not come to the stadium to cheer your team, then you can make some popcorn in your kitchen and sit in your living room to watch the match broadcasting on the Sky Sport and the BBC.
Although, if this is your initial plan despite being close to the stadium due to, then we feel that it is our responsibility to inform you that the organisation is taking care of the government safety and hygiene rules. All the spectators will sit according to social distance norm and the entire place will be sanitised before and after the match, even in the middle if required. Plus who wants to miss the mind blowing entry of their favourite players and the chance to have a close interaction with them in the times of mandatory distancing.
The temperature of exhilaration has also risen in the world of cricket betting as the punters will have a fresh event to place their bets on. It might have become monotonous to calculate 6 balls in the match and now the betters have got some fresh work to do before placing their bets. Although don’t worry. We are still going to do all the possible work to help you get equipped with each and every detail necessary for you to make your guess.
|Important Facts about The Hundred Tournament|
|Year of Start||2022|
|Administrator(s)||ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board)|
|Tournament format||100-ball cricket (Round-robin league and Playoffs)|
|No. of teams participating||8|
|Start Date||3 August 2022|
|END Date||3 September 2022|
|Venues||Ageas Bowl, Edgbaston, Emerald Headingley, Emirates Old Trafford, Lord's, Sophia Gardens, The Kia Oval, Trent Bridge|
|Total no. of matches to be played in 2022 season||34|
|Duration of Match||Two and a Half Hours|
|Live Telecast||Sky Sports|
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