England’s first BBL draft candidates are throwing their hat in the ring.
Cricket Australia released the full list on Wednesday, headlined by white-ball gun Liam Livingstone, whose T20I career includes a strike rate of 154.75 and a century off just 43 balls last year.
Livingstone was unable to stay at the club after not playing last season, but he made seven BBL half-centuries in two campaigns with the Perth Scorers.
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Livingstone is far from the only England international shortlisted for the draft.
Also on the list are BBL regulars Alex Hales and James Vince – who are likely to stay at the Thunder and Sixers – Test No.3 Ollie Bishop, exciting spinner Matt Parkinson and dangerous quicks Matthew Potts and Briden Carsey.
Other Englishmen returning from last season and likely to remain at their clubs are Tymal Mills (Scorchers), Rhys Topley (Renegades), Joe Clarke (Stars), Ian Cockbain (Strikers), Jordan Cox (Storms), Laurie Evans (Scorchers). ) and George Garton (strikers).
BBL Head of Player Acquisition, Trent Woodhill, said: “The level of nominations from England for KFC BBL|12 is exceptional, with world-renowned T20 players such as Liam Livingston and Alex Hales.
The list is also full of players who have performed well in other recent domestic tournaments. We know England is a top producer of T20 talent.
The draft will take place on August 28 and will be broadcast on Foxtel and Kayo Sports on Fox Cricket.
The complete list of 99 nominees announced till date is given below.
Qais Ahmed, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Waqarullah Ishaq, Rashid Khan, Izharulhaq Naveed, Naveen Ul Haq Murid, Hazratullah Zazai.
Colin Ackerman (also Dutch), Rehan Ahmed, Martin Anderson, Gus Atkinson, Josh Baker, Sonny Baker, Jake Ball, James Bracey, Danny Briggs, Henry Brooks, Briden Carsey, Matthew Carter, Jordan Clarke, Joe Clarke, Josh Cobb, Ian Cockbain, Jordan Cox, Mason Crane, Matt Critchley, Liam Dawson, Brett D’Olivera, Jacobus Lius du Ploy, Stephen Eskenazi, Laurie Evans, Matt Fisher, James Fuller, George Garton, Richard Gleeson, Lewis Gregory, Sam Haynes, Alex Hales, Miles Hammond. , Tom Hartley, Jack Haynes, Freddie Heldrecht, Tom Helm, Ryan Higgins, Max Holden, Benny Howell, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Danny Lamb, Jack Leaning, Jake Lintott, Liam Livingstone, Lewis McManus, Ben Mike, Tymal Mills, Daniel Musley. , Steven Mullaney, Callum Parkinson, Matt Parkinson, David Payne, Michael Pepper, Ollie Pope, Matthew Potts, Ben Raine, Adam Rossington, George Scrimshaw, John Simpson, Prem Sisodia, Ollie Stone, Tommy Taylor, Reece Tolley, Liam Trevasky, James Vince, Joe Weatherley, Ross Whiteley, Chris Wood, Luke Wood, Saif Zaib.
David Wise (ex-South Africa)
Todd Astle, Colin Munro
Marchant de Lange, Faf du Plessis, Riley Rossouw
Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Chemar Holder, Aqeel Hossain, Evin Lewis, Anderson Phillips, Kieron Pollard, Cary Pierre, Ravi Rampaul, Sherfane Rutherford, Jayden Sills, Kevin Sinclair, Theon Webster, Niamh Young.