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Stokes insists Superchargers got their top three Hundred picks

Posted On: 21 Oct 2019   |   Posted By: Cricket365

England star Ben Stokes insists his side the Northern Superchargers got the first three picks they wanted in the inaugural draft for The Hundred .
The Leeds based side selected Aaron Finch and Mujeeb Ur Rahman for £125,000 - despite the Afghanistan bowler pricing himself at £60,000 - and Chris Lynn for £100,000.
See the full squad lists for The Hundred here .
“It was exciting to watch it,” said Stokes.
“I knew who our first three were going to be, unless someone else picked them, and we got them.”
Although the England all-rounder was enjoying a relaxed night - having already been allocated to the Superchargers - he seemed to be enjoying the nervous behaviour of some of the other players present at the draft who were unsure of their involvement in the tournament.
Stokes added: “There were a couple of guys here, Sam Billings and Ravi Bopara, who didn't know if they were going to get picked or not. Sam was hiding behind a pillar at one point!”

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