Exciting That I Will Play The First Game Of The Hundred, Says Harmanpreet | Cricket news

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Exciting That I Will Play The First Game Of The Hundred, Says Harmanpreet |  Cricket news

LONDON (UK): Five Indian female cricketers – Shafali Verma, Smriti mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jemimah rodrigues, Y Deepti Sharma will be seen in action at the inaugural edition of ‘The hundred‘.
Shafali Verma is the number one hitter in short form and joins Birmingham Phoenix as a replacement for Sophie Devine.
Harmanpreet Kaur will star in the opening match, at the Kia Oval on July 21, when he joins Manchester Originals. Jemimah Rodrigues will participate in Northern Superchargers.

“It is very exciting to be able to play the first game of The Hundred,” said Harmanpreet Kaur in an official statement issued by The Hundred.
“It will be special to make history, especially with a women’s match on such a large field. We have played in front of huge crowds in India and it is always a great experience for the players,” she added.

Smriti Mandhana is ready to form a devastating opening partnership with Danni wyatt in Southern Brave, while Deepti Sharma joins England’s captain Heather knight at London Spirit.
Beth Barrett-Wild, Hundred Women competition director, said: “It is great to finally be able to confirm the participation of some of the superstars of the India team. They are a tremendously exciting group of players and will bring a lot to the competition. I can’t wait for July 21, I can’t wait for all the competition, and I can’t wait for fans to see these world-class players doing what they do best. ”
The Hundred, which is the brainchild of the ECB, will feature eight teams facing each other. The first match of the competition will be played between the women’s teams from Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals on July 21.
The Hundred is a 100 ball cricket competition that will see prominent players (both men and women) taking part in the tournament later this year in the English summer.


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