David Warner is one in every of 10 abroad gamers within the highest reserve value bracket.© AFP
Australia star David Warner is on a listing of greater than 250 gamers vying for the seven remaining abroad locations, within the draft for the inaugural version of English cricket’s Hundred competitors. The 100 balls-per-side franchise competitors was meant to have been launched final 12 months, however was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Most picks from final 12 months’s draft have been retained by the eight groups, however there are nonetheless seven abroad and 28 home positions to be stuffed. Laborious-hitting batsman Warner is one in every of 10 abroad gamers within the highest reserve value bracket of $139,000 together with Pakistan’s Babar Azam, South Africa’s Quinton de Kock and West Indies’ Jason Holder.
The ultimate participant picks will probably be determined in a digital draft on Monday.
Warner was a first-round choose by Southern Courageous in 2020, however withdrew within the early phases of the pandemic as a consequence of scheduling points.
He had not been anticipated to re-enter this 12 months’s draft, however the postponement of Australia’s tour of South Africa has eased his schedule.
Australia team-mates Steve Smith and Mitchell Starc, each of whom initially signed up with Welsh Fireplace, are now not concerned.
Three members of England’s Test squad in India are collaborating within the draft, with wicketkeeper Ben Foakes, off-spinner Dom Bess and quick bowler Olly Stone all searching for a spot.
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