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Nine international captains confirmed for maiden The Hundred draft

by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

The first raft of international stars who will feature in draft for The Hundred have been confirmed.

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has been included in the draft alongside fellow international T20I captains Shakib Al Hasan, Quinton de Kock, Aaron Finch, Kane Williamson, Kieron Pollard, Rashid Khan, and Lasith Malinga.

Steve Smith, Chris Gayle, David Warner, Shahid Afridi, South Africa Test skipper Faf du Plessis, Kagiso Rabada, Babar Azam, and Mitchell Starc will also feature in the historic televised draft, the first of its kind in British sport, on Sunday, October 20th.

Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett and Jason Roy are the other English players confirmed so far.

Prior to the main draft a draw will determine the order in which each team will pick their players. The team drawn to pick first will select first in the opening round and last in the second round.

Each team will have 100 seconds to pick each player, and the draft will take two and a half hours in total, as the matches will.

Teams can have up to three overseas players in their squads.

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  1. <a href='http://pti.news/two-pakistan-players-included-in-maiden-the-hundred-draft/' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Two Pakistan players included in maiden The Hundred draft &#8211; PTI News</a> 1 year ago (Edit)

    […] Many stars from all across the world have made themselves available for the tournament. Players such as Eoin Morgan, Shakibal Hasan, Quinton de Kock, Aaron Finch, Kane Williamson, Kieron Pollard, Rashid Khan, Lasith Malinga, Steve Smith, Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis and Mitchell Starc are expected to take part in the draft, according to Wisden.   […]

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