THE HUNDRED: CRICKET COMPETITION RETURNS TO BBC THIS SUMMER

The hugely popular entertainment and action packed cricket competition, The Hundred, returns to the BBC this summer after a record-breaking first year, with extensive coverage across TV, radio and online from Wednesday 3 August.



The Hundred has opened the world of cricket to new audiences with 7.9m people tuning into the BBC last year to watch the competition, whilst 1.9m watched the opening women’s game on BBC Two making it the most watched women’s cricket match on record.



Joining the BBC in 2022 are some of the sports biggest stars including Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes, Dane van Niekerk, Mark Wood and Heather Knight.


Audiences can watch 18 of the showcase games live on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer; including both men’s and women’s finals on Saturday 3rd September, with coverage led by BBC Sport’s expert line-up including Isa Guha, Jimmy Anderson, Phil Tufnell, Carlos Brathwaite, Alison Mitchell, Alex Hartley, Henry Moeran and Aatif Nawaz.



Some of The Hundred’s very best players will be joining the BBC coverage straight from the field to offer their expert analysis of the tournament as summarisers including Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes, Dane van Niekerk, Mark Wood, Heather Knight, Ravi Bopara, as well as Steve Finn and Saqib Mahmood who both featured last year.


On the ground, Chris Hughes will once again deliver special reports live alongside sport reporters Nicole Holliday and Betty Glover.



The team from the Tailenders podcast are back on TV, with Jimmy Anderson, Greg James and Felix White offering their special take on proceedings, and there’s even more first class entertainment with BBC Music Introducing, and chart topping acts performing live for audiences at home and at the ground.


The BBC Sport website and App is the centre for all of The Hundred content on the BBC, with daily live coverage of every match.