Posts Tagged "BBL"

The Big Bash League’s brightest star has become its highest paid player, with Chris Lynn signing a lucrative five-year deal with Brisbane Heat.

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Living in the Northern Territory has plenty of advantages – stunning sunrises and sunsets, Uluru, the gateway to the past and a beautiful culture. There is just one thing missing: a national sports team.

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There have been rumblings for some time now, but this week it has become very clear that the future of Channel Ten is in jeopardy.

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And then there was one. The Perth Scorchers took out the BBL06 final on Saturday day in dominant fashion, claiming their third Big Bash League title in the six seasons of the competition.

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The Big Bash is an all-conquering sporting force over the month-and-a-bit it runs. As Cricket Australia negotiate a new broadcast agreement for the tournament (and the internationals) over the winter, they will do so from a position of incredible strength.

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The lottery nature of Twenty20 cricket shows that even a team with chronic batting-collapse problems can take out games that look almost certainly lost. That could be the Sydney Sixers’ season review.

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The sixth edition of the Big Bash League will reach its conclusion on Saturday, January 28 as the competition’s most successful club the Perth Scorchers take on the Sydney Sixers at the WACA in Perth, with the first ball scheduled for 7:15pm (AEDT).

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The Big Bash League, by anyone’s set of standards, has been a resounding success since its launch in 2011.

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This is it: the final game of BBL06. And our expert tips and predictions panel has the unenviable task of working out who’s going to win.

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One of the reasons Twenty20 is so entertaining is that it is so unpredictable.

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The Big Bash League has become one of the major success in the Australian cricket world. The money spinner has been seemingly going from strength to strength since the league started back in late 2011.

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In the last week, the calls to get rid of ODIs from the month of January have slowly grown louder, though the most recent comments have emanated from a similar source of frustration.

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Kevin Pietersen should be suspended for on-air comments criticising an umpiring decision during a BBL match, a former Test umpire says.

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Brendon McCullum believes the performances of Mark Steketee and Jack Wildermuth in Wednesday’s BBL semi-final loss shows the season has been a turning point for the Brisbane franchise.

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The home-and-away season might be all done for another year, but our normal serving Big Bash expert tips isn’t going anywhere – yet. After all, the semi-finals is where things start to get interesting.

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He might have played just five games, but Brisbane’s Chris Lynn has taken out the BBL06 MVP award – in a canter, too.

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Cricket Australia will release all-rounder Marcus Stoinis from the ODI squad in time for the Melbourne Stars’ BBL semi-final on Tuesday.

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The Brisbane Heat-Melbourne Renegades Big Bash clash at the Gabba last night was meaningful to both sides in front of a record crowd of 35,112.

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As the sixth edition of the Big Bash League draws to a close, no team is more desperate than the Melbourne Renegades, whose semi-final ambitions hinge on this away fixture against the Brisbane Heat. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:30pm (AEDT)

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Here we are, the final week of the Big Bash regular season, and with it comes another dose of expert tips.

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