Big Bash League

The Big Bash League is also known as “KFC Big Bash League” due to its sponsorship title, often abbreviated to “Big Bash” and “BBL”. Big Bash is an “Australian Professional T20 League”, which was established in 2011 by Cricket Australia. It featured eight city-based franchises of six states of Australia. The Big Bash League matches are played in Australia during December, January, and February.

ParticularsDetails
LeagueBig Bash League
CountyAustralia
Founder/AdministratorCricket Australia
Starting Year/First Edition2011
Cricket FormatT20 Cricket
Number of Teams8
TeamsSydney Sixers, Melbourne Stars, Melbourne Renegades, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Thunder, Brisbane Heat, Adelaide Strikers, Hobart Hurricanes.
Current WinnerSydney Sixers (2020-21)
official Websitehttp://bigbash.com.au/
SponsorKFC (2011/12 – Present)

Big Bash League Teams

The KFC Big Bash League features 8 franchises of the six state teams. Out of the eight teams in the tournament, six have won the title at least once. The Sydney Sixers successfully defended the title after winning it in the 2020-21 season, after defeating the Perth Scorchers by 27 Runs. Here is the list of 8 teams in the Big Bash League-

Big Bash League Players List

Big Bash League 2021-22 All Team Squad

Each team of BBL is made up of 18 active players, teams can sign up to five players with a maximum of three of those being able to play on the matchday. Here is the list of BBL 8 teams players list-

Sydney Sixers- Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Carlos Brathwaite, Dan Christian, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Moises Henriques (Captain), Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Nathan Lyon, Ben Manenti, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince, Steve O’Keefe.

Melbourne Stars- Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Seb Gotch, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (Captain), Tom O’Connell, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Joe Burns, Sam Rainbird, Joe Clarke, Qais Ahmad, Sam Elliot, Beau Webster.

Melbourne Renegades- Cameron Boyce, Zak Evans, Aaron Finch, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Josh Lalor, Shaun Marsh, James Pattinson, Mitch Perry, Jack Prestwidge, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Nic Maddinson (Captain), Reece Topley, Unmukt Chand, Mohammad Nabi, Zahir Khan.

Perth Scorchers- Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Aaron Hardie, Peter Hatzoglou, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Mitch Marsh, Lance Morris, Kurtis Patterson, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner (Captain), Andrew Tye, Colin Munro, Brydon Carse, Laurie Evans.

Sydney Thunder- Jonathan Cook, Ben Cutting, Ollie Davies, Brendan Doggett, Matt Gilkes, Chris Green, Baxter Holt, Usman Khawaja (Captain), Nathan McAndrew, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Tanveer Sangha, Chris Tremain, Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Baxter Holt, Saqib Mahmood, Jason Sangha.

Brisbane Heat- Xavier Bartlett, Tom Cooper, Sam Heazlett, Chris Lynn, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jimmy Peirson (Captain), Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Willans, Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser, Ben Duckett, Tom Abell, Jack Wildermuth, James Bazley, Matt Kuhnemann, Max Bryant, Connor Sully.

Adelaide Strikers- Wes Agar, Alex Carey, Harry Conway, Travis Head (Captain), Spencer Johnson, Harry Nielsen, Liam O’Connor, Matthew Renshaw, Liam Scott, Peter Siddle, Jon Wells, Daniel Worrall, George Garton, Ryan Gibson, Fawad Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Matt Short, Jake Weatherald.

Hobart Hurricanes- Scott Boland, Tim David. Nathan Ellis, Peter Handscomb, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Mitch Owen, Wil Parker, D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade (Captain), Mac Wright, Sandeep Lamichhane, Caleb Jewell, Joel Paris, Harry Brook, Josh Kann, Tom Rogers, Jordan Thompson.

Big Bash League Current Squad Captain and Wicket Keepar

S. No.BBL 2021 SquadCaptainWicket Keeper
1.Sydney SixersMoises HenriquesJosh Philippe
2.Melbourne StarsGlenn MaxwellSeb Gotch
Joe Clarke
3.Melbourne RenegadesNic MaddinsonSam Harper
4.Perth ScorchersAshton TurnerCameron Bancroft
Josh Inglis
5.Sydney ThunderUsman KhawajaMatthew Gilkes
Baxter Holt
Sam Billings
6.Brisbane HeatJimmy PeirsonTom Banton
Jimmy Peirson
7.Adelaide StrikersTravis HeadAlex Carey
Harry Nielsen
8.Hobart HurricanesMatthew WadeMatthew Wade
Peter Handscomb
Ben McDermott

Indian Players in Big Bash League

Big Bash League 2021-22 Indian Players

Here for Big Bash 2021, if we talk about the Indian player’s list, there are a total of 9 players who joined the Big Bash squad list, out of which 8 are for women Big Bash League and 1 is for Men’s Big Bash League.

Women Big Bash League Indian Players List

Here is a look at the eight Indian Women Cricketer who has already played the Women Big Bash League Season 2021-

  • Harmanpreet Kaur- Melbourne Renegades
  • Smriti Mandhana- Sydney Thunder
  • Shafali Verma- Sydney Sixers
  • Jemimah Rodrigues- Melbourne Renegades
  • Deepti Sharma- Sydney Thunder
  • Radha Yadav- Sydney Sixers
  • Richa Ghosh- Hobart Hurricanes
  • Poonam Yadav- Brisbane Heat

Men’s Big Bash League Indian Players

In the History of Men’s Big Bash League, Unmukt Chand is set to be the first Indian male cricketer to play in Australia’s Big Bash League after the batter signed for the 2021-22 season.

List of Indian Players in Big Bash League

S. No.Indian PlayersTeamsRole
1.Shafali VermaSydney SixersBatswoman
2.Radha YadavSydney SixersBowler
3.Smriti MandhanaSydney ThunderBatswoman
4.Deepti SharmaSydney ThunderBatting All-Rounder
5.Jemimah RodriguesMelbourne RenegadesBatswoman
6.Harmanpreet KaurMelbourne RenegadesBatting All-Rounder
7.Richa GhoshHobart HurricanesWicket Keeper
Batswoman
8.Poonam YadavBrisbane HeatBowler
9.Unmukt ChandMelbourne RenegadesBatsman

Big Bash League Schedule

Big Bash League 2021-22 Schedule
S. No.Date/DayTeamsVenueTime (IST)
1.05 Dec 2021, SundaySydney Sixers vs Melbourne StarsSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney02:05 PM
2.06 Dec 2021, MondaySydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat Manuka Oval, Canberra01:45 PM
3.07 Dec 2021, TuesdayMelbourne Renegades vs Adelaide StrikersDocklands Stadiums, Melbourne01:45 PM
4.08 Dec 2021, WednesdayHobart Hurricanes vs Sydney SixersAurora Stadium, Launceston01:05 PM
5.08 Dec 2021, WednesdayPerth Scorchers vs Brisbane HeatPerth Stadium, Perth04:05 PM
6.09 Dec 2021, ThursdayAdelaide Strikers vs Melbourne RenegadesAdelaide Oval, Adelaide01:45 PM
7.10 Dec 2021, FridayMelbourne Stars vs Sydney ThunderMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne01:45 PM
8.11 Dec 2021,
Sunday
Sydney Sixers vs Hobart HurricanesSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney01:05 PM
9.11 Dec 2021, SaturdayPerth Scorchers vs Adelaide StrikersPerth Stadium, Perth04:00 PM
10.12 Dec 2021, SundaySydney Thunder vs Melbourne StarsSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney01:45 PM
11.13 Dec 2021, MondayBrisbane Heat vs Melbourne RenegadesCarrara Oval, Queensland01:45 PM
12.14 Dec 2021, TuesdayHobart Hurricanes vs Perth ScorchersBellerive Oval, Hobart01:45 PM
13.15 Dec 2021, WednesdayMelbourne Stars vs Sydney SixersMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne01:45 PM
14.19 Dec 2021, SundayBrisbane Heat vs Sydney ThunderThe Gabba, Brisbane02:10 PM
15.20 Dec 2021, MondayPerth Scorchers vs Hobart HurricanesPerth Stadium, Perth01:45 PM
16.21 Dec 2021, TuesdaySydney Sixer vs Adelaide StrikersSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney01:45 PM
17.22 Dec 2021, WednesdayMelbourne Renegades vs Perth ScorchersDocklands Stadiums, Melbourne01:45 PM
18.23 Dec 2021, ThursdayAdelaide strikers vs Brisbane HeatAdelaide Oval, Adelaide01:45 PM
19.24 Dec 2021, FridayHobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne StarsBellerive Oval, Hobart10:00 AM
20.26 Dec 2021, SundaySydney Thunder vs Sydney SixersSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney12:35 PM
21.26 Dec 2021, SundayPerth Scorchers vs Melbourne RenegadesPerth Stadium, Perth03:45 PM
22.27 Dec 2021, MondayHobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide StrikersBellerive Oval, Hobart12:35 PM
23.27 Dec 2021, MondayBrisbane Heat vs Melbourne StarsThe Gabba, Brisbane03:35 PM
24.28 Dec 2021, TuesdaySydney Thunder vs Perth ScorchersManuka Oval, Canberra01:45 PM
25.29 Dec 2021, WednesdaySydney Sixers vs Brisbane HeatSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney12:35 PM
26.29 Dec 2021, WednesdayMelbourne Renegades vs Hobart HurricanesDocklands Stadiums, Melbourne01:45 PM
27.30 Dec 2021, ThursdayPerth Scorchers vs Melbourne StarsPerth Stadium, Perth01:45 PM
28.31 Dec 2021, FridayAdelaide Strikers vs Sydney ThunderAdelaide Oval, Adelaide01:45 PM
29.01 Jan 2022, SaturdayHobart Hurricanes vs Brisbane HeatBellerive Oval, Hobart10:30 AM
30.01 Jan 2022, SaturdaySydney Sixers vs Melbourne RenegadesInternational Sports Stadium, Coffs Harbour02:00 PM
31.02 Jan 2022, SundayMelbourne Stars vs Perth ScorchersJunction Oval, Melbourne10:00 AM
32.02 Jan 2022, SundayMelbourne Stars vs Melbourne RenegadesSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney01:45 PM
33.03 Jan 2022, Monday Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne01:45 PM
34.04 Jan 2022, Tuesday Brisbane Heat vs Sydney SixersCarrara Oval, Queensland01:45 PM
35.05 Jan 2022, WednesdayAdelaide Strikers vs Hobart HurricanesAdelaide Oval, Adelaide12:35 PM
36.05 Jan 2022, WednesdayPerth Scorchers vs Sydney ThunderPerth Stadium, Perth03:45 PM
37.06 Jan 2022, ThursdayMelbourne Renegades vs Brisbane HeatSimonds Stadium, Geelong12:35 PM
38.06 Jan 2022, ThursdayPerth Scorchers vs Sydney SixersPerth Stadium, Perth03:45 PM
39.07 Jan 2022, Friday Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne StarsAdelaide Oval, Adelaide01:45 PM
40.08 Jan 2022, Saturday Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney ThunderDocklands Stadiums, Melbourne02:35 PM
41.08 Jan 2022, Saturday Brisbane Heat vs Hobart HurricanesThe Gabba, Brisbane03:00 PM
42.09 Jan 2022, SundaySydney Sixers vs Perth ScorchersInternational Sports Stadium, Coffs Harbour01:45 PM
43.10 Jan 2022, MondayMelbourne Stars vs Adelaide StrikersMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne08:40 AM
44.10 Jan 2022, MondayHobart Hurricanes vs Sydney ThunderAurora Stadium, Launceston01:45 PM
45.11 Jan 2022, TuesdayMelbourne Regengades vs Sydney SixersSimonds Stadium, Geelong01:45 PM
46.12 Jan 2022, WednesdayBrisbane Heat vs Adelaide StrikersThe Gabba, Brisbane01:45 PM
47.13 Jan 2022, ThursdaySydney Thunder vs Hobart HurricanesSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney02:30 AM
48.13 Jan 2022, ThursdayMelbourne Renegades vs Melbourne StarsDocklands Stadiums, Melbourne02:00 PM
49.14 Jan 2022, FridayAdelaide Strikers vs Perth ScorchersAdelaide Oval, Adelaide02:45 PM
50.15 Jan 2022, SaturdaySydney Sixers vs Sydney ThunderSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney02:10 PM
51.16 Jan 2022, SundayMelbourne Stars vs Brisbane HeatMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne02:10 PM
52.17 Jan 2022, MondayHobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne RenegadesBellerive Oval, Hobart02:10 PM
53.18 Jan 2022, TuesdayAdelaide Strikers vs Sydney SixersAdelaide Oval, Adelaide01:45 PM
54.19 Jan 2022, WednesdayBrisbane Heat vs Perth ScorchersThe Gabba, Brisbane08:0 AM
55.19 Jan 2022, WednesdaySydney Thunder vs Melbourne RenegadesSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney11:10 AM
56.19 Jan 2021, WednesdayMelbourne Stars vs Hobart HurricanesMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne02:20 PM
57.21 Jan 2022, FridayTBC vs TBC EliminatorTBC, TBC05:30 AM
58.22 Jan 2022, SaturdayTBS vs TBC QualifierTBC, TBC05:30 AM
59.23 Jan 2022, SundayTBS vs TBC KnockoutTBC, TBC05:30 AM
60.26 Jan 2022, WednesdayTBS vs TBC ChallengerTBC, TBC05:30 AM
61.28 Jan 2022, FridayTBS vs TBC FinalTBC, T BC05:30 AM

Big Bash League Head to Head Matches

Big Bash League Head to Head Matches

Adelaide Strikers Head to Head Matches

Brisbane Heat Strikers Head to Head Matches

Hobart Hurricanes Head to Head Matches

Melbourne Renegades Head to Head Matches

Melbourne Stars Head to Head Matches

Perth Scorchers Head to Head Matches

Sydney Sixers Head to Head Matches

Sydney Thunder Head to Head Matches

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