Dan Lawrence Selected For London Spirit In The Hundred


England World Cup winning captains Eoin Morgan and England Women’s captain Heather Knight have officially been selected for the London Spirit men’s and women’s teams respectively.

Joining Morgan on the men’s team will be talented Essex batsman Dan Lawrence and England Test opener Rory Burns. The players were selected in the first stage of The Hundred Men’s Draft, which culminates live on Sky, on 20th October.

The women’s team has also picked their first players, each announcing two of the centrally contracted England Women players in the first stage of the Player Selection Process. Playing alongside Heather Knight on the women’s team will also be rising England star bowler Freya Davies.


• Men’s team: Rory Burns (England Men’s red ball central contract pick), Dan Lawrence, Eoin Morgan (Local Icons)
• Women’s team: Heather Knight and Freya Davies (England Women’s central contract picks)

The men’s team, based at Lord’s, will go head-to-head with stars from seven other teams in the competition, including England Test captain Joe Root – who has joined Trent Rockets – and England’s star bowler of the summer, Jofra Archer, for Southern Brave. London Spirit will also face England World Cup winners Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes as part of Birmingham Phoenix and all-rounder Ben Stokes in Northern Superchargers squad.

The women’s team, which will be playing at The Cloudfm County Ground in Chelmsford and The County Ground in Northampton, will face off against Anya Shrubsole – Knight’s vice-captain for England – who is playing alongside Danni Wyatt at Southern Brave. Nat Sciver will join Trent Rockets, alongside Katherine Brunt, and Manchester Originals welcome Sophie Ecclestone, the ICC’s Emerging Player of the Year for 2018.