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| On Jul 20, 2021 4:33 PM IST

The Hundred Cricket Rules, Format, Teams, Schedule, Broadcast in India


The Hundred tournament will soon begin from 21 July which will consists of matches for men and women. A total of 8 teams are participating in this tournament, with some of the big names like Jos Buttler, Glenn Phillips, and Jofra Archer also featuring for their respective teams. It will be a first high profile tournament for a shorter format than the T20. The 1st season was originally scheduled to take place in the last year but got delayed due to the pandemic. The 8 teams are, Birmingham Phoenix, Manchester Originals, London ,SpiritNorthern Superchargers, Oval Invincibles, Trent Rockets, Southern Brave, and Welsh Fire.

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Rules of The Hundred

  • There are 100 balls per innings and whoever scores the most runs is the winner.
  • The fielding side switch concludes after 10 balls.
  • The bowlers must deliver five or ten consecutive balls.
  • The captain makes the final decision.
  • Each bowler is limited to delivering a maximum of 20 balls per game.
  • Each bowling team is allowed a two-and-a-half minute strategic timeout.
  • In the middle of the game, the coach can discuss strategies with the players.
  • There will be a 25-ball power-play for each team.
  • A maximum of 2 fielders will be allowed outside the circle in the power-play overs.

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The Hundred Format & Schedule

Due to the tournament’s Round-Robin format, all teams will face each other once in the league stage.All teams will also get to play a bonus match against a team from their region. Following the conclusion of the league stage, the top of the table will advance directly to the finals.

Broadcast: The match will be broadcasted live on Fancode app

Match timings: Single: Men’s – 11:00 PM, Women’s – 7:30 PM

Double Header – Men’s – 7:00 PM & 10:30 PM, Women’s – 3:30 PM & 7 PM


July 21, Oval Invincibles v Manchester Originals (women’s), Kia Oval

July 22, Oval Invincibles v Manchester Originals (women’s), Kia Oval

July 23, Birmingham Phoenix v London Spirit, Edgbaston

July 24, Trent Rockets v Southern Brave, Trent Bridge

July 24, Northern Superchargers v Welsh Fire, Emerald Headingley

July 25, London Spirit v Oval Invincibles, Lord’s

July 25, Manchester Originals v Birmingham Phoenix, Emirates Old Trafford

July 26, Trent Rockets v Northern Superchargers, Trent Bridge

July 27, Welsh Fire v Southern Brave, Sophia Gardens

July 28, Manchester Originals v Northern Superchargers, Emirates Old Trafford

July 29, London Spirit v Trent Rockets, Lord’s

July 30, Southern Brave v Birmingham Phoenix, Ageas Bowl

July 31, Welsh Fire v Manchester Originals, Sophia Gardens

July 31, Northern Superchargers v Oval Invincibles, Emerald Headingley

August 1, Birmingham Phoenix v Trent Rockets, Edgbaston

August 1, London Spirit v Southern Brave, Lord’s

August 2, Oval Invincibles v Welsh Fire, Kia Oval

August 3, London Spirit v Northern Superchargers, Lord’s

August 4, Birmingham Phoenix v Oval Invincibles, Edgbaston

August 5, Manchester Originals v Southern Brave, Emirates Old Trafford

August 6, Welsh Fire v Trent Rockets, Sophia Gardens

August 7, Southern Brave v Northern Superchargers, Ageas Bowl

August 8, Oval Invincibles v Trent Rockets, Kia Oval

August 9, Birmingham Phoenix v Welsh Fire, Edgbaston

August 10, Manchester Originals v London Spirit, Emirates Old Trafford

August 11, Southern Brave v Welsh Fire, Ageas Bowl

August 12, Northern Superchargers v Manchester Originals, Emerald Headingley

August 13, Trent Rockets v Birmingham Phoenix, Trent Bridge

August 14, Oval Invincibles v London Spirit, Kia Oval

August 15, Trent Rockets v Manchester Originals, Trent Bridge

August 16, Southern Brave v Oval Invincibles, Ageas Bowl

August 17, Northern Superchargers v Birmingham Phoenix, Emerald Headingley

August 18, Welsh Fire v London Spirit, Sophia Gardens

August 20, The Hundred Eliminators, Kia Oval

August 21, The Hundred 2021 Finals (both men’s and women’s), Lord’s

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Harshit Rathi

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