Liam Livingstone has been smashing sixes for Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred. (Pic: Getty)
Cricket competition The Hundred is reaching a climax.
After a month of fireworks, huge hitting and hilarious catching attempts from spectators in the crowd, the inaugural tournament is approaching its conclusion.
Table toppers Southern Brave and Birmingham Phoenix have both booked their places in the Lord’s finals of the women’s and men’s competitions respectively.
They await the winners of the two The Hundred Eliminator matches played between the two teams who finished in second and third place in the overall standings.
Here’s all you need to know about when The Hundred final is taking place, start times, those teams involved and how to follow the action either in the stands or on TV.
When is The Hundred final?
In 2021, The Hundred finals will take place on Saturday 21 August.
In keeping with the rest of the cricket tournament, both women’s and men’s matches will be played on the same day at the same venue.
What time does The Hundred finals take place?
The women’s final is first up at 3pm on 21 August with Southern Brave awaiting the winners of the women’s eliminator match from Friday 20 August.
The men’s final is scheduled to begin at 6.30pm on 21 August with Birmingham Phoenix awaiting the winners of the men’s eliminator match from 20 August.
Which ground is hosting The Hundred finals?
The finals of The Hundred cricket competition will be held at Lord’s, in London, England.
The competition has taken place across eight different venues in seven different cities before the final rounds of the competition to decide the first champions of the new format.
Both eliminator matches will be held at The Kia Oval, in London.
Which teams will be taking part in The Hundred final?
The two eliminator matches see the second and third placed teams from the overall table standings play one another in the women’s and men’s competitions.
In the women’s eliminator, Oval Invincibles take on Birmingham Phoenix at 3pm on Friday 20 August at The Kia Oval. The winner will play Southern Brave in Saturday’s final.
In the men’s eliminator, Southern Brave will face Trent Rockets at 6.30pm on Friday 20 August at The Kia Oval. Birmingham Phoenix await the winner in Saturday’s final.
Can I get tickets to The Hundred final?
There are limited tickets left for The Hundred final which takes place at Lord’s on Saturday 21 August. Tickets include entry for the women’s and men’s finals.
Visit The Hundred website for availability and pricing.
How can I watch The Hundred final on TV?
The women’s and men’s finals of The Hundred will be broadcast live on terrestrial television.
BBC Two will air both finals with coverage of the women’s match starting at 2.30pm and coverage of the men’s match scheduled to start from 6pm.
The finals will also be available to live stream through iPlayer and the BBC Sport website.
If you can’t get in front of the TV or digital device then BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra will have live commentary of the women’s games and BBC Radio 5 Live commentary of the men’s.