BBL derbies to feature Hindi commentary

With a specific end goal to take into account the Indian people group living in Australia, three derby coordinates in the up and coming 6th period of the Big Bash League 2016-17 and the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) will be made accessible live in Hindi, a discharge expressed on Monday (December 19).

The three diversions are the season opener between Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers on December 20 and the Melbourne Derby twofold header (WBBL-BBL) between the Melbourne Renegades and Melbourne Stars on January 7.

The activity of Hindi discourse will stretch out to the Twenty20 International amongst Australia and Sri Lanka furthermore the Australia Women’s amusement against New Zealand, which will be held at the MCG on February 17, 2017.


“The initiative is a result of the partnership between Cricket Australia and Indian Link Media Group that saw every ball of last year’s KFC T20 INTL Series between Australia and India made available in Hindi.

Through our broadcast partners, both here in Australia and around the world, as well as our own digital channels, Cricket Australia has made the BBL and WBBL more accessible to our fans no matter where they are.

We want to be a sport for all Australians and initiatives such as this are a key part of our strategy to embrace multicultural Australia.”



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