Will Smeed recently became the first batter to notch a ton in The Hundred, in Cricket. He smashed Livingstone’s previous record of 92, and scored an unbeaten 101 off 50 deliveries, which featured eight boundaries and six maximums.
The youngster has also been roped by Mumbai Indians owned MI Emirates for the ILT20, which will be played in UAE next year.
Stars from both the on-field and off-field aspects of the game make up the England men’s cricket team. Jos Buttler, who finished as the top run-scorer in the last Indian Premier League, is in charge of the batting (IPL).
Along with him, the team also has Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, two other elite batters. Along with the trio, Ben Stokes, England’s new Test captain, is another well-known player for the Three Lions.
All of the aforementioned names are well-known in the cricketing community. In addition, Ryan Sidebottom, a former England quick, said that 20-year-old star Will Smeed will become the “next big thing” to come out of the English camp.
“Ben Stokes is obviously a superstar and very popular all over the world. However, according to me, Liam Livingstone or Will Smeed would be the next big thing in cricket, the ex-player remarked in a video posted on CricTracker’s YouTube account.
Liam Livingstone has shown great potential in the shorter format of the game and it was quite evident during the IPL. The Cricket all-rounder rocked the show in the lucrative T20 league, which saw him amass 437 runs from 14 encounters at a staggering strike of 182.08.
@will_smeed made history being the first player to score 100 in The Hundred!
Will joined Millfield in 2008 and made his Twenty20 debut on 11 September 2020, for Somerset in the 2020 T20 Blast.