London Spirit Squad 2022, Captain, Coach, Players List

London Spirit is another team that participates in the 100 ball cricket league named The Hundred and the team stands for the city of London. The cricket governing body of England, ECB established London Spirit in 2019 in order to take part in The Hundred cricket league. In the 2021 season of The Hundred, the team could not perform well and was listed in 8th place, the last place. 

London Spirit Squad in The Hundred 2022

London Spirit is ready to make entry into the 100 ball cricket league under the leadership of England's skipper, Eoin Morgan, he is one of the most successful captains of the English team. On the other hand, the coach is yet to be confirmed. 

In the 2022 version of the Hundred, the franchise kept Glenn Maxwell and Brad Wheal as overseas players. Brad Wheal is a Scotland right-arm fast bowler whereas Maxwell is an Australian all-rounder. Maxwell has proved on many occasions that he has the caliber to change the direction of the game at any time. If he stays longer on the pitch then it can be disastrous for the opposition. The team is packed with Morgan, Maxwell, Ravi Bopara, and excellent domestic talents. Let's see how London Spirit will perform and what strategies will they adopt in The Hundred 2022.

The club has retained the following players: 

 

  1. Eoin Morgan
  2. Jade Dernbach
  3. Glenn Maxwell
  4. Kieron Pollard
  5. Ravi Bopara
  6. Mohammad Amir
  7. Joseph Denly
  8. Mohammad Nabi
  9. Adam Rossington
  10. Mark Wood
  11. Liam Dawson
  12. Daniel Bell-Drummond
  13. Chris Wood
  14. Daniel Lawrence
  15. Mason Crane
  16. Bradley Wheal
  17. Zak Crawley
  18. Luis Reece
  19. Nathan Ellis
  20. Josh Inglis
  21. Blake Cullen
  22. Jordan Thompson
  23. Joe Cracknell

London Spirit Match Schedule

In 2022, London Spirit will fight a total number of 8 matches in the 100 ball cricket tournament and their first match will be played at The Kia Oval, London on 4th August against Oval Invincibles whereas they will fight their last league game against Birmingham Phoenix at Lord’s on 30th August.  London Spirit will play all 4 home games at The Lord’s cricket stadium on 8 Aug, 24 Aug, 27 Aug, and 30 Aug 2022. 

London Spirit Team Captain

London SpiritThe skipper for the squad is England’s maiden World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan. He plays in all formats of crickets and was the first ever English skipper to score over four ODI centuries. Fondly dubbed as “finisher”, Morgan is excellent with his boundaries at final stages of innings.

London Spirit Team Coach

Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as head coaching after the death of Iconic Australian all-rounder Shane Warne. A player par excellence, Warne was especially famous for his illustrious bowling records. He was also the former captain of Australian national cricket team. Warne was the 3rd highest 5-wicket haul player in international cricket. He was the winning captain of Rajasthan Royals IPL team and was later appointed as their coach.

London Spirit Team Home Venue

The homevenue of the team is Lord’s, located at St. John’s Wood, London. Often dubbed as “Home of Cricket”, the stadium is one of the oldest, biggest and one of the most esteemed cricket stadiums of the world. Boasting a capacity of 31,000, the stadium was founded in 1787 by Thomas Lord and is currently under the ownership of Marylebone Cricket Club. Lord’s had its first Test in 1884 and first ODI in 1972. London Spirit will play all 4 home games at The Lord’s cricket stadium on 8 Aug, 24 Aug, 27 Aug, and 30 Aug 2022.  

London Spirit Record in last Edition of The Hundred

Last year the London Spirit team played a total number of 8 matches out of which they got the victory in a single match and lost 6 with 1 match ended without any outcome, thus they came to the last position in the points or rank table.  

In 2021, the highest score made by the Spirit was 163 runs, and overall, they scored a total of 944 runs in all 8 matches at an average of 118. The team took a total of 44 wickets throughout the entire season with an average of 23.2. In terms of fielding, the fielders of the team caught 30 catches with 2 stumping and 2 runouts. 

Josh Inglis, the wicket keeper batsman, was the highest run-scorer for the Spirit with 173 runs, on the other hand, Blake Cullen was the leading wicket-taker with 10 wickets.

Check London Spirit Records

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Last Updated on: 13/08/2022

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