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Crisp new Hundred has a ‘Build it and they will come’ flavour

“Build it and they will come.” So goes the Field of Dreams mentality that seems to be underpinning the ECB’s bold gamble with the Hundred, which still sounds like a dystopian futurescape survivalist gameshow – and to those tweeting with the #OpposeTheHundred hashtag on Sunday evening, that is exactly what …

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Rashid Khan, Andre Russell, Mitchell Starc among top Hundred picks

There were big-name omissions, surprise picks and several bumper paydays for local players as the draft for the Hundred took place in London. Rashid Khan, the Afghanistan legspinner, was the first name selected in what is a ground-breaking exercise in British sport, while Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga were among …

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Five unattached wildcards to watch in the Hundred draft

The List of names in the Hundred draft is a who’s who of English domestic cricket, although one or two names stand out for their lack of current affiliation to a county. We pick through some of the wilder picks on offer Azharullah celebrates after completing the final over¬†Getty Images …

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The Hundred draft: explainer | ESPNcricinfo.com

The Hundred draft takes place this Sunday night, and is the first time in the history of domestic cricket in England that players will be picked from an open pool. Unlike the IPL, the format is a draft rather than an auction, meaning there will be no bidding wars, and …

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