Category: Big Bash

BBL umpire becomes first official to wear safety helmet

BBL umpire becomes first official to wear safety helmet

Australian Big Bash League umpire Gerard Abood becomes the first umpire in competitive cricket history to wear a batsman’s safety helmet during a cricket game. In today’s Big Bash League fixture between the Melbourne Renegades and the Perth Scorchers, Gerard Abood is wearing a safety helmet while officiating at the Etihad Stadium. The black colored helmet is the same Masuri […]

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Pakistani born Usman Khawaja fit to play in the BBL for Sydney Thunder

Pakistani born Usman Khawaja fit to play in the BBL for Sydney Thunder

Pakistani born Australian batsman Usman Kahwaja fit to play has just been declared fully fit to feature in the Big Bash for his franchise, the Sydney Thunder, who play their next game on Sunday, 20 December 2015. This would be his first competitive game ever since sustaining a hamstring injury in the Perth Test during the New Zealand series. A […]

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After heroics in BPL, Amir set for Big Bash

After heroics in BPL, Amir set for Big Bash

The humongous T20 domestic competition of Australia, the Big Bash League got underway today in Sydney, with an epic derby showdown between Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder. This is the 2015/16 edition of the Big Bash and the 5th after the tournament originally began in 2011. A total of 8 star studded franchises are taking part in the Big Bash […]

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Big Bash League 2015/16 – Full Schedule and Team Sheets

Big Bash League 2015/16 – Full Schedule and Team Sheets

Its time to take the already hot and spicy Australian summer to even more blazing conditions. The mighty Big Bash League (BBL) is back yet again to bamboozle many a crowds with its thumptous and incredibly fast brand of T20 cricket. The 2015/16 version would be the 5th in the history of the iconic competition, after its inauguration in 2011. […]

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Squads announced for the BBL 2015

Squads announced for the BBL 2015

Australian domestic teams are all set to take part in the BBL T20 tournament. All franchises have announced their teams. The details are as follows: Adelaide Strikers squad Michael Neser, Craig Simmons, Brad Hodge, Ben Laughlin, Travis Head, Kane Richardson, Kieron Pollard, Alex Ross, Gary Putland, Tim Ludeman, Kelvin Smith, Jono Dean. Brisbane Heat squad Mark Steketee, Samuel Badree, James […]

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Big Bash players to wear Batman and Superman kits

Big Bash players to wear Batman and Superman kits

Big Bash partners with Warner Bros In what seems to be one of the most profitable domestic cricket ventures of the world, the Big Bash League has now partnered with Warner Bros for the upcoming 5th edition of the highly rated T20 bout. In addition to the announcement of the blockbuster signature, Cricket Australia also announced the ticket prices and […]

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Mitchell Johnson pulls out of Big Bash League

Mitchell Johnson pulls out of Big Bash League

No Mitch for Scorchers Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, who retired from International Cricket last month, is now expected to pull out of the Australian Big Bash T20 season. The paceman has said that he would like to take much needed rest and spend some good time with his family at home. Johnson was expected to play for his home […]

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10 Richest Cricketers of the World 2015

10 Richest Cricketers of the World 2015

If the popularity of sports was to be measured in terms of its TV viewership, cricket would no doubt be ranked as the world’s 2nd most popular sport, followed by soccer. With millions of cricketing fans all across the world, the fact that a few countries around the world are still oblivious to cricket as a sport, let alone a […]

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