West Indies batsman Chris Gayle, England's Eoin Morgan, Australia's Steve Smith and Bermuda’s Delray Rawlins have made themselves available for the new 100-Ball tournament that will get underway next year.
The competition will be played in the school summer holidays - from July 17th to August 16th, 2020.
The teams will pick their players via a two-stage draft system.
The teams Leeds and Manchester, the two London teams, Birmingham and Nottingham and Southampton and Cardiff.
The initial selection process on October 3rd the results of which will be revealed - should be interesting.
On October 20th the remaining places in the 15-man squads will be filled via a full draft.
There are seven set salary bands, with up to two players to be picked at each of the following: £125,000, £100,000, £75,000, £60,000, £50,000, £40,000 and £30,000. Captains will receive a bonus of £10,000.
The 100 balls can be bowled in blocks of five or 10 by bowlers, who have the option of switching ends halfway through a 10-ball spell.