The Hundred Draft: Nasser Hussain says picking spin bowlers crucial

Ignore the big hitters and pick on spin early at The Hundred Draft. That is the perspective of former England batsman Nasser Hussain, who termed Afghanistan duo Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman as his first 2 choices while masquerading as Manchester Originals head coach Simon Katich on Sky Sports News on Friday throughout a draft afternoon. Hussain’s fellow pundit, Rob Key, took charge of Trent Rockets within our pseudo draft, with former England Women’s celebrity Lydia Greenway – that will coach the Oval Invincibles’ women’s group in the inaugural championship next summer – place in charge of this Invincibles’ men’s hands. Trent Rockets will pick first – live on Sky Sports Cricket from 7pm – so Keysy was the eponymous choice and picked for West Indies’ Andre Russell. “He’s among the most sought after players, an all-rounder who destroys it from the playground,” explained Key – until he was immediately shot down by Nasser! “Key is obsessed with hitting sixes and fours however white-ball cricket, short-form cricket, is about puzzle twist. Therefore, Rashid Khan. You win with spin, so I’d go for more puzzle with Mujeeb.” Though, eye up batsmen because her overseas stars, choosing Australia’s David Warner and New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson – though Keysy discovered one selection sudden! “Lydia has gone for Williamson, the Evaluation batsman who blocks out the hell of it…” The Hundred Draft – Live will soon be shown on Sky Sports Cricket, Sky One Main Event & from 7pm on Sunday. It will also be available via Sky Sports’ Facebook and YouTube channels, as well as live on the Sky Sports app and streamed on Read more:
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