The Hundred: Ladies’s gamers replicate on guidelines, pay, double-headers & future of girls’s cricket

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How successful has The Hundred been for women’s cricket?

There have been huge crowds, the emergence of new stars and matches played at big venues – but what do the players themselves think of the tournament?

Southern Brave captain Anya Shrubsole and team-mate Stafanie Taylor, Oval Invincibles skipper Dane van Niekerk and Northern Superchargers’ Jemimah Rodrigues and Katie Levick joined BBC Test Match Special’s Dan Norcross to discuss the past, present and future of The Hundred.

‘I never dreamed of playing at Lord’s’

No-one quite knew what to expect when The Hundred, delayed by a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, began in June.

Shrubsole: “I came into it quite open-minded. I thought it would be a high-quality competition – we had the Kia Super League previously, which has been great, and I thought this would follow a similar sort of line. For me, it’s been better than I expected. The amount of people at…