Australian Legendary spinner Shane Warne and former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believe that the ‘The Hundred’ tournament could be better and bigger in the future. ‘The Hundred’ is a new form of cricket where each team plays 100 balls. Its first season ended with a final at Lord’s on Saturday. The stadium was packed with spectators to watch the match which made the cricket world exciting.
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London Spirit head coach Warne told Sky Sports: ‘I think it has exceeded expectations. The kind of cricket played, is unmatched by all teams. The Oval Invincibles won the women’s title, while the Southern Brave won the men’s division. Warne said, ‘Wherever we went, we found that the stadiums were full. Stadiums were full on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday any day, no matter where Birmingham, Manchester or London were. The audience really likes it and it’s great. It will get better and bigger in the next year.
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The event is held a year later amid the Kovid-19 epidemic. Former England captain Peterson is not surprised by the overwhelming support the tournament has had since its inception. “One thing we do know is that people in Britain support sports very well.” Should be supported.