With one round to go in The Hundred, everything is up for grabs.
In the men’s five teams fight for the three places in the round of 16, in the women’s there is a three-way battle for a remaining place.
Everything will be decided in the four double-headers over the next three days before Friday’s playoffs and Saturday’s finals.
BBC Sport explains how any team can progress…
The rest of the fixtures…
- Monday: Rockets v Fire (Women 15:30, Men 19:00)
- Tuesday: Spirit v Phoenix (women 15:00, men 18:30)
- Wednesday: Superchargers v Brave (Women 11:30, Men 15:00)
- Wednesday: Originals v Invincibles (women 15:00, men 18:30)
Each group winner goes straight into the final on Saturday. Second and third place finishers meet in Friday’s Eliminators for a spot in the finals.
Five in three
The Manchester Originals’ overwhelming win over Birmingham Phoenix on Sunday led to a grandstand finish for the men.
The Originals, Trent Rockets, London Spirit, Oval Invincibles and Phoenix can all still finish in the top three in the men’s competition and any of them could be missing.
Leaders Rockets have the first chance to earn the progress. They play the winless Welsh Fire on Monday and need a win (or a draw) to secure a place in the top three.
On Tuesday, Spirit hosts Phoenix at Lord’s knowing they’ll also qualify with a win, while Phoenix will likely need to win by a wide margin due to their poorer net run rate.
The Originals host the Invincibles in an effective knockout game Wednesday, with the winner advancing.
Despite having an eight-point lead to the Originals, Invincibles, and Phoenix, Northern Superchargers and Southern Brave are eliminated because one of the Originals or the Invincibles needs to get at least one point out of their game.
The four-way battle for third place
In the Hundred Women, four teams – Birmingham Phoenix, Trent Rockets, Manchester Originals and Northern Superchargers – are still able to secure a spot in the knockout stages, along with Southern Brave and Oval Invincibles.
The Rockets host seventh-placed Welsh Fire on Monday and know they need to win to stay in the hunt and keep the pressure on Birmingham Phoenix.
Phoenix, currently in third place and in charge of their own destiny, will secure the last place in the top three if they beat – or draw level with – bottoms Spirit on Tuesday, regardless of other results.
But if they don’t, the Rockets could finish third, as could Manchester Originals or Northern Superchargers if they win their latest games against leaders Brave and second-placed Invincibles, respectively, all coming down to net run rate.
In theory, Phoenix could lose and still go on, but would need other results to go its way.
The race for the top 2
The Invincibles and Brave are the only two teams going into the final games of women’s competition knowing they’re definitely through.
What is undecided is which of the two teams will finish best and thus go straight into Saturday’s final and avoid having to play in the Eliminator.
Brave’s match against the Superchargers comes first. If they win, they end up in first place.
But if they make a mistake, the Invincibles could steal the spot by beating the Originals this afternoon if they also revise Brave’s net run rate.