Australia’s David Warner has put his title ahead for the second season of The Hundred, hoping to land a top-tier draft choose alongside the likes of Pakistan’s Babar Azam and West Indian star Chris Gayle.
Warner, who pulled out of a cope with Southern Courageous in final 12 months’s launch event resulting from journey difficulties surrounding Covid-19, is one in every of eight abroad stars who has set their reserve on the most £125,000 degree.
He’s additionally the very best profile Australian, with compatriots corresponding to Steve Smith, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood not included on a protracted listing of hopefuls totalling 534.
Greater than half of these are overseas gamers – together with the Worldwide Cricket Council’s top-ranked T20 batter (Babar), bowler (Tabraiz Shamsi) and all-rounder (Mohammad Nabi).
The boys’s draft is going down behind closed doorways on April 4, having initially been a dwell televised occasion 2019, with offers introduced the next day. Signings for the ladies’s version may even be revealed.
A complete of 42 locations have to be stuffed within the males’s competitors, together with 11 within the £125,000 bracket.
Amongst English expertise there are 21 capped internationals on the lookout for a deal, together with current Take a look at debutants Alex Lees and Matthew Fisher in addition to Tom Banton, Liam Dawson and Olly Stone.
Joe Clarke has the very best base value of £60,000 and will nonetheless be retained by his former facet Manchester Originals by way of a bid matching system.
London Spirit, who completed backside final 12 months, have the primary draft choose consequently. England’s World Cup successful coach Trevor Bayliss is known to be taking cost of the workforce following the loss of life of Shane Warne, reprising his profitable partnership with England one-day captain Eoin Morgan.
:: £125,000 reserves: Babar Azam (Pak), C Gayle (WI), M Marsh (Aus), S Narine (WI), Okay Pollard (WI), T Shamsi (SA), D Warner.:: £100,000 reserves: Shakib-al-Hasan (Ban), Q de Kock (SA), J Richardson (Aus), A Russell (WI).:: Home reserves: J Clarke £60,000, A Wheater £50,000, J Denly £40,000, W Rhodes £40,000.:: Chosen home unreserved: T Banton, D Bess, D Briggs, P Brown, J Clark, L Dawson, L Evans, S Hain, T Kohler-Cadmore, D Rawlins, D Moriarty, J Thompson, L Wright.