The Hundred team guide: all you need to know about Southern Brave


Coaches Charlotte Edwards and Mahela Jayawardene set the requirements for fulfillment at The Ageas Bowl the place Colin de Grandhomme, Devon Conway and Quinton de Kock step in to bolster the boys’s workforce and Sophia Dunkley and Smriti Mandhana kind a mouth-watering partnership within the girls’s squad

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James Vince and Anya Shrubsole are a part of Southern Courageous for The Hundred

Power in depth and stars in spades – this is why Southern Courageous will strike concern into their rivals within the inaugural version of The Hundred.

Ladies’s squad (abroad gamers in daring)

Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Sophia Dunkley, Smriti Mandhana (India), Ella McCaughan, Fritha Morris, Tara Norris, Sonia Odedra, Carla Rudd, Paige Scholfield, Anya Shrubsole, Charlotte Taylor, Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Amanda-Jane Wellington (Australia), Danni Wyatt

Males’s squad (abroad gamers in daring)

Jofra Archer, Danny Briggs, Devon Conway (New Zealand), Alex Davies, Liam Dawson, Quinton de Kock (South Africa), George Garton, Colin de Grandhomme (New Zealand), Chris Jordan, Jake Lintott, Tymal Mills, Craig Overton, Delray Rawlins, James Vince, Max Waller, Ross Whiteley

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Coaches: Merely the most effective? You may need to go a protracted option to discover a extra eye-catching mixture than Charlotte Edwards and Mahela Jayawardene. Edwards’ transition from elite participant to cream-of-the-crop coach has been as easy and profitable because the fashion that elevated her to England’s highest run-scorer of all time. Jayawardene’s resume is likewise none too shabby – the previous Sri Lanka captain being the mastermind behind the mighty Mumbai Indians within the IPL.

House floor: The Ageas Bowl

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Males’s star gamers: Colin de Grandhomme, Devon Conway, Quinton de Kock… There’s loads of razzmatazz round The Hundred regardless of the late withdrawal of Andre Russell – the West Indies firecracker pulling out every week forward of the match. The glint of De Grandhomme, his substitute, has already lit up the Ageas this summer time because of the all-rounder’s stint at Hampshire and do not inform the Kiwi big-hitter that he is a substitute! Shedding Marcus Stoinis and David Warner in late June was additionally undoubtedly a blow for Courageous however in Conway and De Kock they’re changed by two immovable mountains. Conway averages above 50 in ALL THREE worldwide codecs, whereas former South Africa captain De Kock has scored 9,500 worldwide runs. Substitutes they ain’t, both.

Devon Conway and Quinton de Kock could churn out plenty of runs for Brave

Devon Conway and Quinton de Kock may churn out loads of runs for Courageous

Ladies’s star gamers: Sophia Dunkley, Smriti Mandhana… Each have been born for the massive stage and are sprinkled with stardust. Dunkley’s enchantment is as huge as her split-grip, the 23-year-old all-rounder asserting her worldwide arrival in opposition to India with maiden Check and ODI fifties earlier this summer time. Anticipate her leg-spin to be a potent weapon too. In the meantime, Indian legend Mandhana may sit again and mirror on a global tally of over 4,000 runs however on the proof of the sequence in opposition to England the left-hander stays as hungry as ever.

India's Smriti Mandhana is one of the best batters around

India’s Smriti Mandhana is without doubt one of the finest batters round

How far can the ladies’s workforce go? With West Indian lynchpin Stafanie Taylor on board, the Courageous must be a match for anybody. Her unbeaten hundred in opposition to Pakistan in July proved she’s nonetheless up there with the most effective and will encourage Danni Wyatt, amongst others, to step up one other stage. No batting aspect can ever relaxation straightforward whereas Anya Shrubsole nonetheless has deliveries within the locker and Charlotte Taylor – as she proved with six wickets within the 2020 Rachael Heyhoe Flint closing – is one other bowler who loves the massive event.

How far can the boys’s workforce go? Daring – maybe even brash – that is an outfit full of harmful brilliance. As recruitment jobs go, it is prime notch with the expertise and experience of Chris Jordan and Tymal Mills well-balanced in opposition to the up-and-coming thrust of the likes of George Garton. Pity the workforce that comes up in opposition to Liam Dawson, Max Waller and Danny Briggs on a turner.

The Hundred begins with a girls’s match between Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals at The Kia Oval on Wednesday, July 21, with the boys’s competitors beginning a day later on the identical 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 big variety of males’s video games shall be streamed reside on the Sky Cricket YouTube channel.


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