The 2nd edition of the Hundred gets underway later in the day. Few impressive cadets from last summer’s inaugural edition have already made impressive impressions on the international stage and England will continue to hope for more such quality cricketers to come through the ranks and make a name for themselves at the Hundred. Below we share with you a few players you’ve got to keep an eye on during the tournament.
1. Davina Perrin
15-year-old, Davina Perrin is a product of the African Caribbean Engagements (ACE) programme. Davina has featured for Staffordshire and Central Sparks in domestic competition. She when featured for the Central Sparks Academy went on to score a century during an intra-squad multi-day game in September. She didn’t have a very impressive start but scored the highest of 43 which gave snippets of her talent. Of late, she’s got a couple of scores in the 20s and the best of 46. She’s also a part-time leg break bowler, certainly one to be watched out for during the Hundred.
2. Grace Scrivens
18-year-old, all-rounder, Grace Scrivens has been on an impressive run of late with scores of 74, 24, 69 and 15. With ball in hand, she’s registered figures of 4/42, 4/20, 1/25 and 1/36 in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint trophy. Early in the summer, in the Charlotte Edwards Cup which is played in the T20I format, Grace registered scores of 56, 26, 27 and 10 alongside bowling figures of 4/33, 0/16, 0/32, 1/12 and 1/13.
3. Katie Levick
31-year-old, Katie Levick too has been on an impressive run in her recent outings. The leg break bowler early in the summer in the Charlotte Edwards Cup registered excellent figures of 4/22, 5/15, 3/25 and 2/29. Of late, in the 50-over format played, Rachael Heyhoe Flint trophy her best figures had been 2/45 and 2/40.
4. Alice Capsey
18-year-old, Alice Capsey is a product from last summer’s inaugural edition of the Hundred. Her first impression on the international stage reflected maturity and class in her brilliant knock of 44 and 50 that’d come against Sri Lanka and South Africa respectively during the recently concluded Commonwealth Games. In her 6 T20I outings, she’s got to 160 runs and at a strike rate of 120.30.
5. Freya Kemp
17-year-old, Freya Kemp hasn’t had a lot of limelight, but with super impressive performances has forced her to be the talk of the town. During the Commonwealth Games, Freya for England emerged as a wicket-taker who got many breakthroughs for her team. In 6 innings she’s picked up 8 wickets with best figures of 2/14 at an economy of 6.87.