England is the founder of cricket and they always tweaked with the formats of the game to increase the interest level. First they came up with T20 cricket which is now the new norm now they have introduced The 100 cricket. The Hundred Schedule 2021 is already adjusted in long English cricket season.
The Hundred Cricket Schedule 2021
The Hundred Cricket Fixtures will commence from 22nd July 2021 fun filled exciting 100 ball cricket fixtures will continue till 21st August, 2021 with just a single day breather just before the finals day.
Teams in The Hundred 2021 is based on the cities instead of the traditional English cricket teams in First Class games, PRO 40 & Vitality Blast T20 in which teams are based on the counties.
- Birmingham Phoenix
- Manchester Originals
- London Spirit
- Oval Invincibles
- Northern Superchargers
- Trent Rockets
- Southern Brave
- Welsh Fire
The Hundred League Format
Tournament will be played on round robin league where each team will not only play 07 matches against the other 07 teams but also an additional match against one of the sides on home and away basis.
After the competition of round robin league top at the points table will qualify for the final of the hundred men scheduled final on 21st August, 2021. Whereas 2nd and 3rd ranked team will play each other in eliminator for a spot in the 100 cricket 2021 edition.
The 100 Cricket Rules
Format of Hundred cricket is just like any other T20 game with few amendments in laws which are just mentioned below and that has to be followed The Hundred Cricket Fixtures.
- Each side will be able to bat for a maximum of 100 balls.
- Bowling ends will change after every 10 balls.
- Bowlers will be allowed to bowl consecutive five or 10 balls.
- No bowler will be allowed to bowl more than 20 balls in an innings.
- Strategic timeouts of up to 2.5 minutes during which coach is also allowed to enter the field
- Powerplay will be 25 balls long for each team.
- 25 balls field restriction during power play with only two fielders allowed outside the 30-yard circle
The Hundred Men Schedule 2021
|Match #||Date||Day||Team vs Team||Venue|
|1||22-Jul||Thursday||Oval Invincibles v Manchester Originals||The Oval|
|2||23-Jul||Friday||Birmingham Phoenix v London Spirit||Edgbaston|
|3||24-Jul||Saturday||Trent Rockets v Southern Brave||Trent Bridge|
|4||24-Jul||Saturday||Northern Superchargers v Welsh Fire||Headingley|
|5||25-Jul||Sunday||London Spirit v Oval Invincibles||Lord’s|
|6||25-Jul||Sunday||Manchester Originals v Birmingham Phoenix||Old Trafford|
|7||26-Jul||Monday||Trent Rockets v Northern Superchargers||Trent Bridge|
|8||27-Jul||Tuesday||Welsh Fire v Southern Brave||Cardiff|
|9||28-Jul||Wednesday||Manchester Originals v Northern Superchargers||Old Trafford|
|10||29-Jul||Thursday||London Spirit v Trent Rockets||Lord’s|
|11||30-Jul||Friday||Southern Brave v Birmingham Phoenix||Southampton|
|12||31-Jul||Saturday||Welsh Fire v Manchester Originals||Cardiff|
|13||31-Jul||Saturday||Northern Superchargers v Oval Invincibles||Headingley|
|14||1-Aug||Sunday||Birmingham Phoenix v Trent Rockets||Edgbaston|
|15||1-Aug||Sunday||London Spirit v Southern Brave||Lord’s|
|16||2-Aug||Monday||Oval Invincibles v Welsh Fire||The Oval|
|17||3-Aug||Tuesday||London Spirit v Northern Superchargers||Lord’s|
|18||4-Aug||Wednesday||Birmingham Phoenix v Oval Invincibles||Edgbaston|
|19||5-Aug||Thursday||Manchester Originals v Southern Brave||Old Trafford|
|20||6-Aug||Friday||Welsh Fire v Trent Rockets||Cardiff|
|21||7-Aug||Saturday||Southern Brave v Northern Superchargers||Southampton|
|22||8-Aug||Sunday||Oval Invincibles v Trent Rockets||The Oval|
|23||9-Aug||Monday||Birmingham Phoenix v Welsh Fire||Edgbaston|
|24||10-Aug||Tuesday||Manchester Originals v London Spirit||Old Trafford|
|25||11-Aug||Wednesday||Southern Brave v Welsh Fire||Southampton|
|26||12-Aug||Thursday||Northern Superchargers v Manchester Originals||Headingley|
|27||13-Aug||Friday||Trent Rockets v Birmingham Phoenix||Trent Bridge|
|28||14-Aug||Saturday||Oval Invincibles v London Spirit||The Oval|
|29||15-Aug||Sunday||Trent Rockets v Manchester Originals||Trent Bridge|
|30||16-Aug||Monday||Southern Brave v Oval Invincibles||Southampton|
|31||17-Aug||Tuesday||Northern Superchargers v Birmingham Phoenix||Headingley|
|32||18-Aug||Wednesday||Welsh Fire v London Spirit||Cardiff|