41 JOIN OUR MAILING LIST FOR ALL THE LATEST: TRENTBRIDGE.CO.UK/MAILINGLIST THE HUNDRED that I’m the person that’s in control of my performance, no matter what the wicket is doing. My best ball is a good ball on any wicket. “I’ve always enjoyed playing in England as well – the crowds have always been amazing, and I’m looking forward to experiencing that again.” Mention the prospect of playing atTrent Bridge to Sarah Glenn, and it is the crowds to which her mind instantly turns. Glenn, the PCAWomen’s Player of the Year in 2020, performed in front of a 4,000-strong audience in a 2019 KIA Super League fixture. And the Belper-born leg-spinner savoured the opportunity to spot some familiar faces in the throng. “The atmosphere that day was amazing,” she recalled. “Everyone was pumped for the game, and it was one of my favourite games of cricket I’ve ever played in. “To have some friends and family there was really nice as well. It gave it a feeling of home that I’m really excited to recreate this summer.” For Australia’sT20World Cup-winner ElyseVillani, the lack of home comforts will be offset by the prospect of working for a familiar face, in women’s Head Coach Salliann Beams. Beams coachedVillani at Loughborough Lightning – and the prospect of linking up again whilst also competing with the world’s best held great appeal. “I really like Salliann, and she’s one of the reasons I was so keen to sign withTrent Rockets,” she said. “I think it’s really important to feel comfortable with your coaches, and I get along with her really well. “And the standard ofThe Hundred is going to be right up there as well. “As a player you want to be challenging yourself against the best, and you want to be playing with the best. “When you’re having to test yourself on the field, it definitely makes you into a better player.” “TRENT BRIDGE – WHAT A GROUND THAT IS! IT’S ONE OF THE BEST GROUNDS IN THE WORLD TO BAT AT IN THE SHORTEST FORMAT.” Dawid Malan Sign up at thehundred.com to secure access to early bird ticket prices.