The Hundred team guide: London Spirit – all you need to know


London Spirit stand to learn from having a few World Cup-winning England captains, Eoin Morgan and Heather Knight, on the helm, whereas males’s coach Shane Warne provides a bit of additional star energy on the sidelines to the expertise already on show in each squads

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Ravi Bopara and Tammy Beaumont needs to be key gamers for London Spirit within the inaugural version of The Hundred

England captains Eoin Morgan and Heather Knight lead Lord’s-based groups brimming with expertise into battle within the inaugural version of The Hundred, whereas Shane Warne provides a bit of additional star energy on the sidelines…

Ladies’s squad (abroad gamers in daring)

Tammy Beaumont, Amara Carr, Aylish Cranstone, Naomi Dattani, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Deandra Dottin (West Indies), Danielle Gibson, Alice Monaghan, Heather Knight, Sophie Munro, Susie Rowe, Grace Scrivens, Deepti Sharma (India), Chloe Tryon (South Africa)

Males’s squad (abroad gamers in daring)

Mohammad Amir (Pakistan), Ravi Bopara, Mason Crane, Zak Crawley, Blake Cullen, Joe Denly, Jade Dernbach, Josh Inglis (Australia), Dan Lawrence, Eoin Morgan, Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan), Luis Reece, Adam Rossington, Roelof Van Der Merwe, Chris Wooden, Mark Wooden

Phoenix vs Spirit

July 23, 2021, 6:00pm

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Coaches: As if there wasn’t already sufficient star energy on the sphere, the Spirit add some extra sizzle on the sidelines with legendary Australian leg-spinner, and Sky Sports activities pundit, Shane Warne as head coach of the lads’s group. On prime of Warne’s quite a few accolades, he has expertise as a ‘group mentor’ for IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals, who he captained to victory within the inaugural season of the competitors in 2008. On the ladies’s facet of issues, Trevor Griffin, who led Sydney Thunder to success on this yr’s WBBL, has the required credentials to take over from preliminary alternative, the now England coach, Lisa Keightley.

Dwelling floor: Lord’s

England captain Eoin Morgan lifts the trophy after winning the 2019 Cricket World Cup

England captain Eoin Morgan lifts the trophy after successful the 2019 Cricket World Cup

Males’s star gamers: There was no man of better significance to the turnaround in England’s limited-overs fortunes within the final six years than World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan, and he’ll as soon as once more get the possibility to stamp his enthralling model of constructive cricket on his fees in main this London facet. Dan Lawrence is on the cusp of breaking into Morgan’s unique worldwide white-ball membership, whereas the Essex batter has additionally impressed for the Check group in incomes seven caps since his debut in Sri Lanka in January. Mohammad Nabi is supremely expert with each bat and ball within the shorter codecs, and left-arm fast Mohammad Amir ought to show an actual handful to face on the Lord’s slope.

Beaumont says The Hundred can create female role models and show young girls that there is a career in cricket

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Beaumont says The Hundred can create feminine position fashions and present younger ladies that there’s a profession in cricket

Beaumont says The Hundred can create feminine position fashions and present younger ladies that there’s a profession in cricket

Ladies’s star gamers: Heather Knight, yet one more World Cup-winning skipper, once more will get to lean on the supreme expertise of Tammy Beaumont on the prime of the order like she does for England. Including to the batting firepower in her ranks is West Indies’ Deandra Dottin, whereas quick bowler Freya Davies is the figurehead of the bowling assault. Davies completed as main wicket-taker within the 2019 KSL, with 19 wickets, and was the second-highest wicket-taker throughout all 4 years of the competitors, with 37.

How far can the lads’s group go? Removed from the pre-tournament favourites, however with the coach/captain combo of Warne and Morgan on the helm, this group will definitely be aggressive and it could be no shock to see them occupy a top-three spot and undergo to the eliminator or straight to the ultimate when all is alleged and executed.

Phoenix vs Spirit

July 23, 2021, 2:30pm

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How far can the ladies’s group go? Absolutely able to going all the best way. It appears to be like a properly balanced group, with the No 1 ranked ODI batter on the earth, Beaumont, main a strong-looking prime order, whereas on the bowling facet of issues, abroad duo Deepti Sharma and Chloe Tryon spin it each methods and will function the right complement to the tempo of Davies.

The Hundred begins with a girls’s match between Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals at The Kia Oval on Wednesday, July 21, with the lads’s competitors beginning a day later on the similar venue.

Sky Sports activities will present all 68 video games reside – 34 girls’s and 34 males’s – whereas all girls’s matches and a major variety of males’s video games will probably be streamed reside on the Sky Cricket YouTube channel.


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