Category: Big Bash

Sydney Thunder, Sixers to play tri-series with PSL’s Lahore Qalandars

Sydney Thunder, Sixers to play tri-series with PSL’s Lahore Qalandars

In another step for enhancing positive cooperation between domestic T20 teams of the world, the world development squad teams for Sydney Sixers, Sydney Thunder and PSL (Pakistan Super League)’s Lahore Qalandars will compete in a four match tri-series in November as preparation for the newest Big Bash League season which starts on December 20. Earlier this years, following Paddy Upton’s […]

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Watson to lead Sydney Thunder for new BBL season

Watson to lead Sydney Thunder for new BBL season

Shane Watson, who retired from International cricket in 2015, is set to lead the Sydney Thunder side in the upcoming season of the BBL (Big Beash League). The promotion of Watson as leader of the side comes on the back of Micheal Hussey hanging up his boots earlier this year, as announced by the franchise management on Tuesday. Hussey led […]

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Micheal Clarke denies playing Big Bash League 2016/17

Micheal Clarke denies playing Big Bash League 2016/17

  Former Australian skipper Micheal Clarke on Friday confirmed that he will not be participating in the latest upcoming season of the Australia’s Premier T20 tournament, the Big Bash League 2016/17. The veteran batsman has instead signed a deal as a member of a television commentary team. Earlier this week, Clarke had announced that he will be featuring in the […]

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Perth Scorchers sign Ian Bell for BBL 16/17

Perth Scorchers sign Ian Bell for BBL 16/17

England batsman Ian Bell has put pen to paper in a deal with the Perth Scorchers for the 6th Big Bash League season. The England and Warwickshire batsman Bell might have fallen out of favor with national Test side, but seems to have hit the jackpot by becoming the latest acquisition of the two-time BBL champions. Although, Bell is still […]

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Hobart Hurricanes sign Stuart Broad for BBL 2016-17

Hobart Hurricanes sign Stuart Broad for BBL 2016-17

Big Bash giants Hobart Hurricanes have announced the marquee signing of England fast bowler Stuart Broad for BBL 2016/17. Broad could take part in the whole tournament with the India series not clashing with the Big Bash schedule. The opening game of the Hobart Hurricanes in the new season will take place on December 23, three days after the scheduled […]

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Khawaja 70 gains maiden BBL title for Thunder

Khawaja 70 gains maiden BBL title for Thunder

The stage was set and the teams were ready at the MCG to take part in the finals contest of the BBL 2016. Sydney Thunder were up against Melbourne Stars. It was a tale of two heroes, first Kevin Pietersen from the Stars who played another glorious knock of 74. Then the show-stopper entered the ground for the Thunder, Usman […]

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Worrall, Pietersen powers Stars into BBL final

Worrall, Pietersen powers Stars into BBL final

Yesterday it was the Thunder; one of the lowest profile teams in BBL 2016 who took an onslaught against the table-toppers Adelaide Strikers and stepped into the finals with a thumping victory. Today it was the Melbourne Stars who may not have the same profile yet had to work hard for their way into the finals. After facing defeats in […]

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Khawaja’s brisk hundred storms Thunder into first BBL final

Khawaja’s brisk hundred storms Thunder into first BBL final

Last it was Sydney Sixers, who came to Adelaide to play against the Strikers. Interestingly, last year the Strikers were again the table toppers and then the Sixers defeated them in the semis and marched into t finals. This time, again a Sydney team repeated the same performance; Sydney Thunder today smashed a commanding victory against the Strikers and ended […]

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Chris Gayle slams former teammates after his last BBL season

Chris Gayle slams former teammates after his last BBL season

West Indian powerhouse Chris Gayle has laid out an outrageous jab and current and past crickets in an instagram raid, following what could go down as his last Big Bash League season. Thw 35 year old opening batsman Chris Gayle took to social media to let loose his emotions, following his staggering innings for the Melbourne Renegades against table topperds […]

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Head pushes Strikers into semis despite Gayle’s record

Head pushes Strikers into semis despite Gayle’s record

It was a hard call, but not an impossible one. Melbourne Renegades were chasing 170 set up by the Sydney Strikers in 16 overs to make a rematch in the semifinals at Adelaide Oval on Thursday. The start for the Renegades was an outrageous one with Chris Gayle smashing a 12 balls 50, equaling Yuvraj Singh’s record made in 2007 […]

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