The inaugural edition of England Cricket Board’s The Hundred is off to a cracking start. Many IPL stars, who are playing in The Hundred, are in top-notch form and are delivering match-winning performances in the league. Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Jonny Bairstow and Rashid Khan, Rajasthan Royals’ Liam Livingstone, while Punjab Kings’ Dawid Malan are in superb form in The Hundred.
Jonny Bairstow – Sunrisers Hyderabad
England opening batsman Jonny Bairstow, who represents Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL, has continued his IPL form in The Hundred. Playing for Welsh Fire Bairstow scored 128 runs in two games with an average of 64.00 and an explosive strike rate of 170.66. In both innings, he has scored the fifties. He is also the 2nd highest runscorer in the league.
Liam Livingstone – Rajasthan Royals
England’s Liam Livingstone, who represent Rajasthan Royals, has scored 99 runs in three games for Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred. He is batting with a strike rate of 143.47 and an average of 49.50. He pulled out from IPL 2021 due to bubble fatigue.
Dawid Malan – Punjab Kings
England opening batsman and Punjab Kings star Dawid Malan have scored 71 runs in The Hundred with the strike rate of 120.33. Malan was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs.1.5 crore in IPL 2021. He is ranked number 1 in ICC T20I rankings. He represents Trent Rockets in The Hundred.
Rashid Khan – Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad spinner Rashid Khan has five wickets to his name in league so far. He has played just three games in the league for Trent Rockets. The leggy has an impressive economy of just 7.20.