Ollie Pope has switched to Welsh Fire as the first batch of players to feature in The Hundred next year were revealed, with London Spirit selecting Zak Crawley ahead of Rory Burns, who is on his way to Oval Invincibles.
Sarah Glenn is hoping to inspire the next generation of English girls to take up leg-spin, playing the role Shane Warne took in her formative years.
England’s ‘Mr Dependable’ Chris Woakes has been named as the Professional Cricketers’ Association men’s player of the year, with Zak Crawley and Sarah Glenn also honoured.
England and Kent batsman Zak Crawley could scoop a rare double at this weekend’s annual Professional Cricketers’ Association awards after being shortlisted for both headline honours.
England’s centrally contracted internationals are set to accept pay cuts over the next 12 months as the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to bite at every level of the game.
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has lost his Test central contract for the coming year, but Ollie Pope, Zak Crawley and Dom Sibley have been added to the red-ball retainer list.
Zak Crawley’s brilliant unbeaten century propelled Kent up to second in the South Group after an eight-wicket win against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.