The Hundred Women 2023: Complete list of retained players
The Hundred is going to kick off from 1st of August, 2023. The drafting is taking place and teams have been given time till 16th February to retain their players. There are eight teams featuring in The Women’s Hundred Competition, each consisting of 15 players. The retention window opened at the start of December and ran until mid-January.
There is a different criteria for women players drafting. As women team can only retain four players from their previous team & they have to include three centrally contracted player of ECB (England Cricket Board) as well. Each team is allowed to sign a maximum of three overseas players.
All these players will be given bands from A-G. The players signed in the category of A will be the expensive ones while three players will be signed in G category. All signings must be within salary bands A to D , which means that players can negotiate their previous salaries with their respective teams. The Draft order is the reverse of the final 2022 standings, so Welsh Fire will go first, and Oval Invincibles will go last.
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In the recent Women’s players draft for The Hundred Competition 2023, BIRMINGHAM PHOENIX retained Amy Jones , Sophie Devine (as Captain) , Ellyse Perry , Georgia Elwiss , Kirstie Gordon , Eve Jones , Issy Wong , Emily Arlott , Gwen Davies , Abtaha Maqsood , Ria Fackrell and Phoebe Franklin.
LONDON SPIRIT retained Heather Knight (as Captain) ,Freya Davies , Charlie Dean , Danielle Gibson , Amara Care , Naomi Dattani , Grace Scrivenes and Alice Monaghan.
MANCHESTER ORIGINALS retained Lizelle Lee, Sophia Ecclestone, Kate Cross (as Captain) , Emma Lamb, Cordelia Griffith, Ellie Threlkeld , Hannah Jones, Georgie Boyce and Laura Jackson.
NORTHERN SUPERCHARGERS chose Jemima Rodrigues , Alyssa Healy, Laura Wolvaardt, Linsey Smith, Alice Davidson-Richardson , Hollie Armitage, Beth Langston, Katie Levick, Bess Heath, Kalea Moore and Liz Russell in the draft.
OVAL INVINCIBLES included Dane van Niekek (as Captain) , Marizanne Kapp, Shabnim Ismail, Tash Farrant , Mady Villiers, Alice Capsey, Danielle Gregory, Grace Gibsy and Emma Jones in the retentions.
SOUTHERN BRAVE retained Danni Wyatt, Smiriti Mandhana, Anaya Shrubsole(as Captain) , Sophia Dunkey, Amanda Jade Wellington, Lauren Bell, Maia Voucher, Carla Rudd, Tara Norris and Paige Schofield in the draft.
TRENT ROCKETS picked Nat Sciver (as Captain) , Katherine Brunt, Sarah Glenn , Kathryn Bryce and Abby Freeborn until now.
WELSH FIRE retained Katie George, Hayley Matthews , Claire Nicholas , Georgia Hennessy, Alex Griffiths, Hannah Baker , Lauren Filer and Nicole Harvey in the draft.
With so many experienced stars & talented players , the 2023 edition of the Hundred is going to be fun filled, thrilling & exciting!