Ben Stokes joins Northern Superchargers in first picks for The Hundred

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been snapped up by Northern Superchargers in the opening player chooses for next year competition, The Hundred.
Stokes was chosen for its Headingley-based group, which represents Durham and Yorkshire, ahead of Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, who will play for Trent Rockets along with Welsh Fire .
Every one of those eight teams at the competition managed to select two and participant icons that are neighborhood contracted .
Nottinghamshire seamer Stuart Broad was allowed to perform for the Rockets but his location goes to Root because Broad nor even James Anderson will compete as players in the competition.
The pair, whove 281 Test caps between them, will act as co – Broad for Anderson and the Rockets for its Manchester Originals.
Bairstow will signify Welsh Fire – the group because there are no contracted England players searching Glamorgan, Gloucestershire and Somerset based at Cardiff.
The womens contest will run alongside the mens below precisely exactly the same team titles with the captain of England Women Heather Knight representing London Spirit, even whereas PCA Womens Player of the Summer Sophie Ecclestone may perform Manchester Originals.
World-Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan will signify London Spirit beneath head coach Shane Warne among their two local players, who are drawn from the pool of cricketers.
Discarded Evaluation opener Jason Roy will join Surrey team-mate Tom Curran in the Oval, while Moeen Ali will play for Birmingham Phoenix.
The remaining squads will be decided at the first player draft in English cricket – an event that it is possible to watch live on Sky Sports Cricket from 7pm October 20.
The occasion has attracted attention from a number of the biggest players on Earth, such as West Indies opener Chris Gayle batsman Steve Smith along with Sri Lankan speed ace Lasith Malinga.
The womens teams are being chosen above a two-stage system, which began on September 1 when each group was obliged to sign two players.
Each team was free to signal up for remaining 13 players from around three different player pools from the start of October, by the remaining England Women players players and national players.
The Hundred Draft – Live will be live on Sky Sports Cricket, Sky One, Main Event & on Sunday October 20. It will also be accessible through Sky Sports Facebook and YouTube channels, as well as reside on the Sky Sports app and streamed

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