The Hundred Draft: How Twitter reacted to all the big movesOctober 20, 2019
The Hundred Draft is complete with 96 players earning deals, Luke Wright becoming Mr Irrelevant and Chris Gayle left without a franchise.
The great and good of cricket gathered at Sky Studios on Sunday night for the inaugural Hundred Draft, with Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan selected as No 1 pick by Trent Rockets head coach Stephen Fleming.
- Rashid picked first, Gayle misses out
- The Hundred squads
Sussex’s Wright – who has scored more runs in English T20 cricket than any other player – also joined the Rockets but was the final player to be picked, the ‘Mr Irrelevant’ position as it is known in the NFL.
However, Gayle was even more irrelevant with none of the eight franchises willing to meet his reserve price of £125k, despite the 40-year-old Jamaican having had a stellar T20 career.
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