Shafali Verma is the primary ranked brief-type batter and she or he joins Birmingham Phoenix as a alternative for Sophie Devine.
Harmanpreet Kaur will star in the opening match, on the Kia Oval on July 21, as she joins Manchester Originals. Jemimah Rodrigues will characteristic for Northern Superchargers.
“It’s very exciting that I’m going to get to play in the first-ever game of The Hundred,” Harmanpreet Kaur stated in an official launch issued by the Hundred.
“It will be special to make history, especially with a women’s match at such a big ground. We’ve played in front of some large crowds in India and it’s always a great experience for the players,” she added.
Smriti Mandhana is about to type a devastating opening partnership with Danni Wyatt at Southern Brave, whereas Deepti Sharma joins England captain Heather Knight at London Spirit.
Beth Barrett-Wild, Head of the Hundred Women’s competitors stated: “It’s so good to finally be able to confirm the involvement of some of the superstars from the India team. They’re a hugely exciting group of players and they’ll bring a lot to the competition. I can’t wait for July 21, I can’t wait for the whole competition, and I can’t wait for fans to see these world-class players doing what they do best.”
The Hundred, which is an ECB brainchild, will characteristic eight groups taking up one another. The first match in the competitors can be performed between the ladies’s groups of Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals on July 21.
The Hundred is a 100-ball cricket competitors that will see distinguished gamers (each women and men) that includes in the match later this 12 months in the English summer season.