Big Bash League 2022-23

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The Kangaroos share their lands with an exceptionally fanatic cricket audience the world has ever seen and this sports hungry demographic needs a constant stream of cricket action to feed its appetite. Introduced in 2011, the Big Bash league provides a feast for the cricketing world.

Also called BBL, Big Bash League is an Australian professional franchise Twenty20 cricket league, which was established by Cricket Australia. The Big Bash League replaced the previous competition, the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash, and featured eight city-based franchises instead of the six state teams which had participated previously.

A design contest was held in 2011 to determine the design of the Big Bash League trophy. The competition was restricted to Australian designers, with the final design chosen by the public from a field of three, revealed on 13 December 2011

BBL matches are played in Australia during the summer; in December, January and February.

BBL - Big Bash League 2022-23 Teams

After two years of Covid-19 break, the BBL season will once again return to normal service as all the 8 teams will get seven home matches and seven away matches to stage. The current season will have 56 BBL league matches, with each team playing every other team twice.

Team Location Home Ground
Adelaide Strikers Adelaide, South Australia Adelaide Oval
Brisbane Heat Brisbane, Queensland Brisbane Cricket Ground
Hobart Hurricanes Hobart, Tasmania Blundstone Arena
Melbourne Renegades Melbourne, Victoria Marvel Stadium
Melbourne Stars Melbourne, Victoria Melbourne Cricket Ground
Perth Scorchers Perth, Western Australia Perth Stadium
Sydney Sixers Sydney, New South Wales Sydney Cricket Ground
Sydney Thunder Sydney, New South Wales Sydney Showground Stadium

BBL 2022-23 Squad

All the matches of the BBL 2022-23 fixture will be played in Australia under the guidelines given by the Australian government. The Big Bash League 2022-23 teams and squads are an exceptional amalgamation of the best cricketers from Australia, England, South Africa, Afghanistan, West Indies and New Zealand.

Adelaide Strikers

Wes Agar

Cameron Boyce

Alex Carey

Harry Conway

Colin de Grandhomme

Ryan Gibson

Travis Head

Adam Hose

Henry Hunt

Thomas Kelly

Rashid Khan

Chris Lynn

Harry Nielsen

Matt Short

Jake Weatherald

Henry Thorton

Brisbane Heat

Xavier Bartlett

James Bazley

Sam Billings

Max Bryant

Sam Heazlett

Usman Khawaja

Matthew Kuhnemann

Marnus Labuschagne

Colin Munro

Michael Neser

Jimmy Peirson

Matthew Renshaw

Mark Steketee

Mitchell Swepson

Ross Whiteley

Jack Wildermuth

Spencer Johnson

Will Prestwidge

Hobart Hurricanes

Asif Ali

Faheem Ashraf

Tim David

Nathan Ellis

Caleb Jewell

Shadab Khan

Ben McDermott

Riley Meredith

Mitch Owen

Joel Paris

Wil Parker

D'Arcy Short

Matthew Wade

Billy Stanlake

Paddy Dooley

Chris Tremain

Mac Wright

Melbourne Renegades

Zak Evans

Aaron Finch

Akeal Hosein

Andre Russell

Jake Fraser-McGurk

Sam Harper

Mackenzie Harvey

Nic Maddinson (c)

Shaun Marsh

Mujeeb ur Rahman

Kane Richardson

Tom Rogers

Will Sutherland

Jon Wells

Jack Prestwidge

Ruwantha Kellapotha

Melbourne Stars

Trent Boult

Joe Burns

Hilton Cartwright

Joe Clarke

Brody Couch

Nathan Coulter-Nile

Liam Hatcher

Clint Hinchliffe

Nick Larkin

Glenn Maxwell (c)

Marcus Stoinis

Beau Webster

Luke Wood

Adam Zampa

Perth Scorchers

Ashton Agar

Cameron Bancroft

Jason Behrendorff

Cooper Connolly

Laurie Evans

Aaron Hardie

Peter Hatzoglou

Nick Hobson

Josh Inglis

Matthew Kelly

Mitch Marsh

Tymal Mills

Lance Morris

Jhye Richardson

Phil Salt

Ashton Turner

Andrew Tye

Sydney Sixers

Sean Abbott

Jackson Bird

Dan Christian

Ben Dwarshuis

Moises Henriques

Daniel Hughes

Hayden Kerr

Nathan Lyon

Izharulhaq Naveed

Chris Jordan

Steve O'Keefe

Kurtis Patterson

Josh Philippe

Jordan Silk

James Vince

Sydney Thunder

Oliver Davies

Brendan Doggett

Matthew Gilkes

Chris Green

Alex Hales

Baxter Holt

Nathan McAndrew

Alex Ross

Rilee Rossouw

Daniel Sams

Jason Sangha

Tanveer Sangha

David Warner

David Willey

BBL Big Bash League Stats

BBL Winner List

Season Final
Winner Result
2011-12 Sydney Sixers Sixers won by 7 wickets
2012-13 Brisbane Heat Heat won by 34 runs
2013-14 Perth Scorchers Scorchers won by 39 runs
2014-15 Perth Scorchers Scorchers won by 4 wickets
2015-16 Sydney Thunder Thunder won by 3 wickets
2016-17 Perth Scorchers Scorchers won by 9 wickets
2017-18 Adelaide Strikers Strikers won by 25 runs
2018-19 Melbourne Renegades Renegades won by 13 runs
2019-20 Sydney Sixers Sixers won by 19 runs
2020-21 Sydney Sixers Sixers won by 27 runs
2021-22 Perth Scorchers Scorchers won by 79 runs

BBL Team Ranking

Team 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
Adelaide Strikers 6th 5th 7th SF (1st) SF (1st) 6th W (2nd) 7th KO (3rd) EF (5th) CF (4th)
Brisbane Heat 5th W (4th) 5th 8th 6th SF (2nd) 7th 5th 7th CF (4th) 7th
Hobart Hurricanes SF (2nd) 6th R (4th) 5th 7th 7th R (4th) SF (1st) EF (4th) 6th EF (5th)
Melbourne Renegades 7th SF (1st) 6th 6th 5th 5th SF (3rd) W (2nd) 8th 8th 8th
Melbourne Stars SF (4th) SF (3rd) SF (1st) SF (3rd) R (2nd) SF (4th) 8th R (4th) R (1st) 7th 6th
Perth Scorchers R (1st) R (2nd) W (3rd) W (2nd) SF (3rd) W (1st) SF (1st) 8th 6th R (2nd) W (1st)
Sydney Sixers W (3rd) 7th SF (2nd) R (4th) 8th R (3rd) 5th SF (3rd) W (2nd) W (1st) R (2nd)
Sydney Thunder 8th 8th 8th 7th W (4th) 8th 6th 6th CF (5th) KO (3rd) KO (3rd)

BBL Players to Watch Out (BBL 2021-2022 stats)

Name Record Score
Ben McDermott Most runs 577
Peter Siddle Most Wickets 30
Glen Maxwell Highest score 154
Rashid Khan Best Figures 6/17

BBL Batting Records 2021-2022

Name Record Score
Ben McDermott Most runs 577
Glen Maxwell Highest score 154
Joe Clarke Most Fifties 5
Ben McDermott Most Hundereds 2
Glen Maxwell Most 4s 49
Ben McDermott Most 6s 29
Xavier Bartlett Best Batting Average 64.5
Ben Dwarshuis Best Stike Rate 168.42

BBL Bowling Records 2021-2022

Name Record Score
Peter Siddle Most Wickets 30
Rashid Khan Best figures 6/17
Cameron Boyce 5 Wicket Haul 1
Thomas Rogers 3 Wicket Haul 4
Jhye Richardson Best Bowling Average 10.25
Cameron Boyce Best Bowling Stike Rate 9.6
Jonathan Merlo Best Econ. Rate 4.5

Big Bash League Latest Updates

  • Pakistan cricketers’ participation was doubted; Pakistani players denied NOC for BBL from PCB.
  • Imran Tahir and Prabath Jayasuriya enter draft in BBL spin influx.
  • Kurtis Patterson returns to Sydney Sixers in BBL
  • South Africa legend Du Plessis nominates for first-ever BBL Draft
  • BBL shock as Lynn dumped by Heat with bidding war looming

BBL– Big Bash League 2022 FAQs

Perth Scorchers won Big Bash League 2021 by beat Sydney Sixers by 79 runs in the Big Bash League 2021 final.

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Some players have been invited to the Big Bash in Australia, by clubs and franchises in South Africa, counties in England, as well as by the Bangladesh Premier League teams. However, they have all been refused permission by the BCCI.

Rashid Khan, Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo, among the biggest names to ever play in the Big Bash League, have joined the BBL 2022-23 Draft for player selection.

The Big Bash League was inaugurated back in 2011 by the Australian professional franchise Twenty20 cricket league with Sydney Sixers beating Perth Scorchers in the finals of the first season.

Former U-19 World Cup winning skipper Unmukt Chand on Tuesday became the first Indian cricketer to play in Australia's Big Bash T20 League as he made his debut for Melbourne Renegades.

With 154 runs in 62 balls and a strike rate of 240.62, batter Glenn Maxwell playing for Melbourne Star, is the highest Individual Score maker in the Big Bash League.

Chris Lynn playing for the Brisbane Heat has scored a total of 3005 runs between 2011-2022 making it the highest runs in Big Bash League.

Chris Lynn picked up the most sixes in the Big Bash League. The record is set at 123 sixes to date. The only season of the BBL he missed was 2015-16 due to shoulder injury.

Sean Abbott picked 125 Wickets, followed by Andrew Tye at 118 and Kane Richardson trailing at 117 in the Big Bash League between 2011–2022.

‘Slinga’ Lasith Malinga, who played for Melbourne Star, has the best Bowling Figures Record in the Big Bash League with an econ of 5.40 from 13 matches in a span of 2012-2014.