Big Bash League

January 15, 2023
January 15, 2023

'Raise the roof': BBL players fume over 'bizarre' rule

A controversial Big Bash League (BBL) rule came under the spotlight during Saturday's Melbourne derby when two batsmen were each awarded six runs after hitting the roof when they could have been out caught instead.

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

No regrets, says Zampa after 'Mankad' attempt gets booed by own fans

Australian spinner Adam Zampa admitted he "saw red a little bit" but insisted he was within his rights after attempting a controversial "Mankad" run-out in the domestic Twenty20 Big Bash League.

December 16, 2022
December 16, 2022

Sydney Thunder all out for 15 in record Big Bash crash

Sydney Thunder entered the cricket record books in the most unwanted fashion on Friday after being bowled out for just 15 in their Big Bash League match with Adelaide Strikers -- the lowest T20 score in history.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Warner returns to Big Bash after nine years

David Warner will play in the Big Bash League (BBL) for the first time in 10 seasons around the new year in a major coup for the Australian competition in an increasingly crowded Twenty20 marketplace.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Pakistan wants ICC to regulate growth of T20 leagues

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Saturday that it has asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to devise a way to regulate the growth of lucrative Twenty20 leagues with rising concerns about its impact on the sport's calendar.

May 14, 2017
May 14, 2017

'Fizz, Rashid good enough for BBL'

Next summer's Australian Big Bash League could feature its first-ever players from Bangladesh and Afghanistan after Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques said that teams would be 'silly' to not look into talents like Mustafizur Rahman and Rashid Khan.

February 3, 2017
February 3, 2017

Pietersen fined over Big Bash mic comment

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has been charged with a code of conduct breach in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League and fined, Cricket Australia said on Friday.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Finch to captain Twenty20 team against Sri Lanka

Opening batsman Aaron Finch will lead the Australian Twenty20 team in the upcoming series against Sri Lanka with captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner resting ahead of the tour of India.

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

Big Bash cricket league smashes records

Records have tumbled for the Twenty20 Big Bash League, with Cricket Australia saying Sunday the enormous crowds and viewership for the fast-paced format this season has surpassed expectations.

January 25, 2017
January 25, 2017

Mennie suffers brain bleed

Australian paceman Joe Mennie suffered a "minor brain bleed" and fractured skull after a ball hit his head during training, Cricket Australia (CA) said Wednesday.