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The Big Bash League is the Australian domestic franchise league T20 tournament. The tournament started in 2011 and is organized by Cricket Australia. 

KFC, the American fast-food restaurant chain is the primary sponsor of the Big Bash League. The Leagues is often called KFC BBL

Just like the Indian Premier League, the Big Bash League also has a total of eight teams. All these teams represent six Australian cities of Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. 

Two teams are representing the cities of Melbourne and Sydney. 

Sydney Sixers was the winner of the first Big Bash League that was organized in 2011. Sydney Sixers defeated Perth Scorchers in the final of the league. The final game was played at the WACA Ground. 

Sydney Sixers also won the 2019 and the 2020 edition of the league. In 2020, Sydney Sixers again defeated Perth Scorchers in the final. 

Every year the BBL matches are played in November, December and January. 

This year’s tournament is scheduled to take place in these months only. We host a lot of contests during the BBL on our mobile application. We also host several articles explaining how to play fantasy cricket. 

Big Bash League 2021 Teams

As mentioned in the above section, the Big Bash League consists of eight teams. These teams represent six Australian cities. 

Following is a list of eight teams that feature in the Big Bash League: 

  • Adelaide Strikers
  • Brisbane Heat
  • Hobart Hurricanes
  • Melbourne Renegades
  • Melbourne Stars
  • Perth Scorchers
  • Sydney Sixers
  • Sydney Thunders

Adelaide Strikers

Adelaide Strikers is a team in the BBL cricket tournament that represents the city of Adelaide. Adelaide Oval is the home ground of the team. As of 2021, the coach of the team is Jason Gillespie and the captain is Travis Head. Adelaide Strikers won the 2017 edition of the season. 

Brisbane Heat

Brisbane Heat represents the city of Brisbane. Brisbane Cricket Ground is the home ground of the team. Darren Lehmann is the coach and Chris Lynn is the captain of the team. Brisbane Heat won the 2012 edition of the league. 

Hobart Hurricanes

Hobart Hurricanes represents the city of Hobart in the BBL. Blundstone Arena is the home ground of the team. Adam Griffith is the coach of the team and Matthew Wade is the captain of the team. 

Hobart Hurricanes have not been able to win the tournament yet. 

Melbourne Renegades

Melbourne Renegades is the winner of the 2018 season. Melbourne Renegades represents Melbourne city and Marvel Stadium is the home stadium of the team. The team is coached by David Saker and captained by Nic Maddinson. The team has signed Unmukt Chand, the first Indian players in BBL.

Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars is another team from the city of Melbourne. Melbourne Cricket Ground is the home ground of the team. David Hussey is the coach of the team and Glenn Maxwell is the captain of the team. Melbourne Stars has not won a season of the BBL. 

Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers is the team that represents the city of Perth. Perth Stadium is the home ground of the team. Adam Voges is the coach of the team and Mitchell Marsh is the current captain of the team. 

Perth Scorchers has won the league thrice in 2013, 2014, and 2016. 

Sydney Sixers

Sydney Sixers is another team that has won the tournament thrice. It won the BBL in 2011, 2019, and 2020. Sydney Cricket Ground is the home ground of the team. 

Greg Shipperd is the coach of the team and Moises Henriques is the captain of the team. 

Sydney Thunder

Sydney Thunder is the 2015 winner of the tournament. Sydney Thunder is also a team that represents the city of Sydney. 

Manuka Oval is the home ground of the team. Trevor Bayliss is the coach of the team and Usman Khawaja is the captain of the team.

 

Big Bash League 2021 Schedule

Below is the BBL schedule 2021 for the 11th season.

Match No

Date

Match

Venue

1

December 05, 2021

Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars

SCG

2

December 06, 2021

Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat

Manuka Oval

3

December 07, 2021

Melbourne Renegades v Adelaide Strikers

Marvel Stadium

4

December 08, 2021

Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Sixers

University of Tasmania Stadium

5

December 08, 2021

Perth Scorchers v Brisbane Heat

Optus Stadium

6

December 09, 2021

Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Renegades

Adelaide Oval

7

December 10, 2021

Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder

MCG

8

December 11, 2021

Sydney Sixers v Hobart Hurricanes

SCG

9

December 11, 2021

Perth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers

Optus Stadium

10

December 12, 2021

Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars

Sydney Showground Stadium

11

December 13, 2021

Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades

Metricon Stadium

12

December 14, 2021

Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers

Blundstone Arena

13

December 15, 2021

Melbourne Stars v Sydney Sixers

MCG

14

December 19, 2021

Brisbane Heat v Sydney Thunder

Gabba

15

December 20, 2021

Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes

Optus Stadium

16

December 21, 2021

Sydney Sixers v Adelaide Strikers

SCG

17

December 22, 2021

Melbourne Renegades v Perth Scorchers

Marvel Stadium

18

December 23, 2021

Adelaide Strikers v Brisbane Heat

Adelaide Oval

19

December 24, 2021

Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Stars

Blundstone Arena Blundstone Arena

20

December 26, 2021

Sydney Thunder v Sydney Sixers

Sydney Showground Stadium

21

December 26, 2021

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades

Optus Stadium

22

December 27, 2021

Hobart Hurricanes v Adelaide Strikers

Blundstone Arena

23

December 27, 2021

Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Stars

Gabba

24

December 28, 2021

Sydney Thunder v Perth Scorchers

Manuka Oval

25

December 29, 2021

Sydney Sixers v Brisbane Heat

SCG

26

December 29, 2021

Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes

Marvel Stadium

27

December 30, 2021

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars

Optus Stadium

28

December 31, 2021

Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Thunder

Adelaide Oval

29

January 1, 2022

Hobart Hurricanes v Brisbane Heat

Blundstone Arena

30

January 1, 2022

Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Renegades

Coffs International Stadium

31

January 2, 2022

Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers

CitiPower Centre

32

January 2, 2022

Sydney Thunder v Adelaide Strikers

Sydney Showground Stadium

33

January 3, 2022

Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades

MCG

34

January 4, 2022

Brisbane Heat v Sydney Sixers

Metricon Stadium

35

January 5, 2022

Adelaide Strikers v Hobart Hurricanes

Adelaide Oval

36

January 5, 2022

Perth Scorchers v Sydney Thunder

Optus Stadium

37

January 6, 2022

Melbourne Renegades v Brisbane Heat

GMHBA Stadium

38

January 6, 2022

Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers

Optus Stadium

39

January 7, 2022

Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Stars

Adelaide Oval

40

January 8, 2022

Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Thunder

Marvel Stadium

41

January 8, 2022

Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes

Gabba

42

January 9, 2022

Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers

Coffs International Stadium

43

January 10, 2022

Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers

MCG

44

January 10, 2022

Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Thunder

University of Tasmania Stadium

45

January 11, 2022

Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Sixers

GMHBA Stadium

46

January 12, 2022

Brisbane Heat v Adelaide Strikers

Gabba

47

January 13, 2022

Sydney Thunder v Hobart Hurricanes

Sydney Showground Stadium

48

January 13, 2022

Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars

Marvel Stadium

49

January 14, 2022

Adelaide Strikers v Perth Scorchers

Adelaide Oval

50

January 15, 2022

Sydney Sixers v Sydney Thunder

SCG

51

January 16, 2022

Melbourne Stars v Brisbane Heat

MCG

52

January 17, 2022

Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades

Blundstone Arena

53

January 18, 2022

Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers

Adelaide Oval

54

January 19, 2022

Brisbane Heat v Perth Scorchers

Gabba

55

January 19, 2022

Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Renegades

Sydney Showground Stadium

56

January 19, 2022

Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes

MCG

57

January 21, 2022

Eliminator

TBA

58

January 22, 2022

Qualifier

TBA

59

January 23, 2022

Knockout

TBA

60

January 26, 2022

Challenger

TBA

61

January 28, 2022

The Finals

TBA

 

BBL Points Table 2020

Teams

Matches

Won

Lost

NR

Points

Sydney Sixers

14

9

5

0

36

Perth Scorchers

14

8

5

1

32

Sydney Thunder

14

8

6

0

31

Brisbane Heat

14

7

7

0

29

Adelaide Strikers

14

7

7

0

28

Hobart Hurricanes

14

7

7

0

28

Melbourne Stars

14

5

8

1

24

Melbourne Renegades

14

4

10

0

16

 

BBL live streaming

Sony LIV got the rights for live streaming of the BBL 2021 live in India. The BBL live score along with extras was also available on the Sony LIV mobile application. 

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