The Hundred: England males’s Take a look at gamers free for first two video games

Joe Root and Ben Stokes

England Test captain Joe Root will play for Trent Rockets and Ben Stokes will line up for Northern Super Chargers in The Hundred
Venues: Eight grounds across the UK Dates: 21 July-21 August
Coverage: 10 men’s games live on BBC TV, eight women’s games live on BBC platforms and live text, radio commentary and in-play clips of every game. More details.

England men’s Test players will be available for the first two rounds of The Hundred before the squad convenes for next month’s series against India.

The Hundred, English cricket’s new 100-ball competition, begins on Wednesday and runs until 21 August.

The five-Test India series starts on 4 August with Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and England’s other red-ball contracted players expected to feature.

All will be able to play in their teams’ first two games in The Hundred.

Their availability for the eliminator and final, which take place between the second and third England-India Tests, will be announced in due course.

Hundred teams are not…