No Cricket League in the entire world is complete without the addition of Caribbean Cricketers & The Hundred Cricket is not an exception. Presence of top West Indies Players in Hundred Cricket will bring some spice in new format of cricket.
West Indies is one of the top quality sides when it comes to shorter formats and that is exactly the reason why franchise cricket leagues worldwide always keen to rope in Caribbean Players.
List of West Indies Players in Hundred Cricket
There will be 4 mega stars from West Indies will be in action during inaugural edition of 100 over cricket. Although 100 cricket schedule may collide with Pakistan tour of West Indies but still there are chances that West Indies Players in 100 cricket will participate as planned.
- Carlos Brathwaite
- Sunil Narine
- Andre Russell (Replaced by Colin De Grandhomme)
- Keiron Pollard (Replaced by Glen Phillips)
Carlos Brathwaite to Play for Manchester Originals
Former West Indian T20 captain and hero of the 2016 T20 World Cup final Carlos Brathwaite will represent Manchester Originals as one of the overseas players.
Brathwaite is a seasoned campaigner and previously represented various teams in PSL, IPL, CPL and BBL with great success. Mainly a bowler but his lusty blows down the order make him a perfect fit in any franchise side.
Sunil Narine to play for Oval Invincibles
The Mystery spinner from Trinidad, Sunil Narine will be another West Indian player in Hundred Cricket and will play for Oval Invincibles. Narine’s mystery spin bowling is feared by every batsman.
Narine is closing in on 400 wickets in T20 Cricket now (393). With enhanced batting skills he is maintaining strike rate of 146 per 100 balls is an additional benefit for the team.
Andre Russell will Play for Southern Brave
Andre Russell now replaced by Colin De Grandhomme for entire season. More details on New Zealand Players in Hundred Cricket. (update 15.07.2021).
One of the most prolific all-rounders in T20 Cricket, Andre Russell from West Indies will be a part of Southern Brave.
Russell’s strike rate of 169 is a nightmare for bowlers. He has struck 475 sixes in his T20 Career so far. The six-hitting machine Russell also has more than 300 wickets to his name in his T20 Career. Russel is a go to man for every league and has participated almost in all T20 leagues taking place around the globe.
Keiron Pollard to Play for Welsh Fire
Keiron Pollard now out of 100 cricket league due to injury and will be replaced by New Zealand Glen Phllips (update 15.07.2021).
The current limited overs skipper of West Indies, Kieron Pollard is another top West Indian player in 100 cricket inaugural edition. He will be in action for Welsh Fire during the tournament as an overseas player.
Pollard is a true game changer maintaining strike rate of 152 runs per 100 balls during 545 match career. With More than 10000 Runs in T20 Cricket with 730 sixes is the measure of his power hitting also has 296 wickets to make him a certain pick in many leagues.