The Hundred Draft | England Player Allocation | Retention Window | Overseas Drafted Players (Explained)

The Hundred Draft

The 100 balls competition which is launched in 2021, gets another edition. The 2022 dates finalized for both men and women competition. Top cricketers who got selected in 2021 can be retain. Are there any changes for the teams selections. The Hundred Draft explained for 2022.

How Players Selected in First Edition?

Each team in the Hundred hold 15 players squad, from which one England red-ball contract player, 14 drafted players and 3 players from overseas can be selected.

Players Draft Procedure for 2022?

There are two stages suggest for the players drafting procedure.

  • England player allocation
  • Players Retention Window
  • Draft for 2022

England Player Allocation | Almost 20 players who signed central contracts in England men’s team, from which four can be retain by the teams. Retain confirmed players reported (Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan, Adil Rashid and Jason Roy). No team hold any option of retaining more than two contracted England players.

Retention Window | The retention window is live until the middle of February or ending week of the month it will be closed. Men’s squad can be retain upto 10 players until the end of February. Teams also retain overseas players who signed contract in 2021.

The Hundred Draft 2022 | The draft 2022, will likley to take place in the 2nd week of March or 3rd week of March, no fixed date released yet, but once the retention window is closed details provided here.

  • Every player who enters into the Draft pool will have a reserve price
  • Players can not be bought less than their reserve price
  • Once the draft is ended, each team will have option of one more pick from (Vitality Wildcard)

How Women’s Team Get Picked in 2nd Edition?

  • All players can roll-over their contracts
  • Players not rolling-over contracts selected in an open-market system
  • Stage 1 | Teams had a two-week window to retain a maximum number of two centrally contracted England players from their 2021 squad list.
  • Stage 2 | Retention | between 15 December and 31 January 2022
  • Stage 3 | Last stage is an open market, for any unsigned players. Simply put, any player who wants to play in The Hundred in 2022 but does not yet have a team – this is the time to sign them.

The Hundred Drafts, retention, contracts of players details updated once the men’s draft is complete.

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