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The Hundred domestic players – which county stars got a gig?

by Wisden Staff 5 minute read

A list of county cricket domestic players to feature in The Hundred in 2020.

Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone and his county captain Dane Vilas were the standout picks among domestic players in the inaugural The Hundred player draft.

Both Livingstone and Vilas – the former to Birmingham Phoenix and the latter to Manchester Originals – were first-round picks signed up for £125,000. The former went for more than double his reserve price of £60,000.

Other big gainers included Sussex batsman Phil Salt and Somerset captain Tom Abell, both of whom went to Manchester Originals. Liam Dawson to Southern Brave, Sam Billings to Oval Invincibles and Ravi Bopara to Birmingham Phoenix were all second-round picks who bagged £100,000 each.

Below, we compile a list of The Hundred domestic players set to feature in the new competition in 2020. This list is subject to completion, as the domestic stars in each franchise will be joined by a 16th and final member; a wildcard pick will be signed for £30,000 by each franchise next summer after the conclusion of the T20 Blast.

Oval Invincibles

Sam Curran (England centrally-contracted Test player), Tom Curran (local icon player), Jason Roy (local icon player), Sam Billings, Rilee Rossouw, Reece Topley, Hardus Viljoen, Alex Blake, Will Jacks, Chris Wood, Nathan Sowter, Laurie Evans.

Trent Rockets

Joe Root ( England centrally-contracted Test player), Harry Gurney (local icon player), Alex Hales (local icon player), Lewis Gregory, Steven Mullaney, Matthew Carter, Luke Wood, Tom Moores, Dawid Malan, Ben Cox, Luke Fletcher, Luke Wright

London Spirit

Rory Burns (England centrally-contracted Test player), Dan Lawrence (local icon player), Eoin Morgan (local icon player), Roelof van der Merwe, Mark Wood, Joe Denly, Mason Crane, Kyle Abbott, Adam Rossington, Zak Crawley, Jade Dernbach, Luis Reece.

Northern Superchargers

Ben Stokes (England centrally-contracted Test player), Adil Rashid (local icon layer), David Willey (local icon player), Adam Lyth, Richard Gleeson, Ben Foakes, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, David Wiese, Nathan Rimmington, Brydon Carse, Ed Barnard, John Simpson.

Manchester Originals

Jos Buttler (England centrally-contracted Test player), Saqib Mahmood (local icon player), Matt Parkinson (local icon player), Dane Vilas, Phil Salt, Tom Abell, Wayne Madsen, Wayne Parnell, Joe Clarke, Marchant de Lange, Eddie Byrom, Ed Pollock.

Southern Brave

Jofra Archer (England centrally-contracted Test player), Chris Jordan (local icon player), James Vince (local icon player), Liam Dawson, Tymal Mills, Ross Whiteley, Delray Rawlins, Ollie Pope, George Garton, Alex Davies, Max Waller, Craig Overton.

Welsh Fire

Jonny Bairstow (England centrally-contracted Test player), Tom Banton (local icon payer), Colin Ingram (local icon player), Ben Duckett, Ravi Rampaul, Simon Harmer, Liam Plunkett, Ryan ten Doeschate, David Payne, Ryan Higgins, Danny Briggs, Leus du Plooy.

Birmingham Phoenix

Chris Woakes (England centrally-contracted Test player), Moeen Ali (local icon player), Pat Brown (local icon player), Liam Livingstone, Ravi Bopara, Benny Howell, Tom Helm, Adam Hose, Cameron Delport, Henry Brookes, Riki Wessels, Chris Cooke.

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