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Big Bash League (BBL)

Glenn Maxwell, Australia All-Rounder And Melbourne Stars Captain, Tests COVID-19 Positive

Jan 05, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Melbourne Stars captain Glenn Maxwell became the 13th player in the team to test positive for COVID-19 in the ongoing Big Bash League. Eight Melbourne Stars support staff members also tested positive.

Australian Domestic Leagues Hit By COVID-19 Outbreaks; BBL Fixtures Altered

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

While two matches of the Women's National Cricket League were postponed till March due to border closures after a spike in COVID-19 cases, the Big Bash League 2021-22 also bore the brunt of COVID outbreak.

With A Record-Equaling Knock Of 114 Not Out, Mandhana Becomes First Indian To Hit A Century In The Women's Big Bash League

While Mandhana equals record, Sydney Thunders loses out to Harmanpreet's side on Wednesday

Unmukt Chand Becomes First Indian To Sign Big Bash League Contract, Joins Melbourne Renegades

Nov 04, 2021 PTI

Chand will play under Australia limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch's captaincy in the team which will also feature Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson, James Pattinson among others.

WBBL T20: Harmanpreet Kaur, Jemimah Rodrigues Shine For Melbourne Renegades

But other Indian cricketers, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma were off-colour for Sydney Thunder.

14 July, 2021

Big Bash League Is More About Entertainment Proposition, Finding New Talent, Says Chief Alistair Dobson

Associated Press (AP)

Cricket Australia unveiled the schedule for BBL's 11th season, beginning December

03 June, 2021

Trevor Bayliss To Leave England, Returns Home To Coach Sydney Thunder In Big Bash

Associated Press (AP)

Bayliss, 58, led England to the ODI Cricket World Cup at Lord's in 2019 and twice won the Indian Premier League while in charge of the Kolkata Knight Riders.

13 March, 2021

Punjab Kings Hire Big Bash Bowling Coach Damien Wright For IPL 2021


Damien Wright joins a high-profile PBKS coaching staff that is led by Anil Kumble and has Jonty Rhodes and Andy Flower

06 February, 2021

BBL Final: James Vince Powers Sydney Sixers To Third Title, Beat Perth Scorchers By 27 Runs

Outlook Web Bureau

This was the fourth meeting between Syndey Sixers and Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League final. Finals head-to-head record now stands 2-2

21 January, 2021

Aussie PM Scott Morrison Slams Cricket Australia Over January 26 Plans


There's long been public debate over finding an alternative date to celebrate Australia Day, which many in the country refer to it as 'Invasion Day'

25 December, 2020

BBL: A Month After Quarantine, Afghan Cricketer Zahir Khan To Play 1st Match

Associated Press (AP)

The 22-year-old left-arm leg-spinner will play for the Melbourne Stars against the Sydney Sixers


10 December, 2020

Hobart Hurricanes Vs Sydney Sixers Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch Season Opening BBL 2020-21 Match

Outlook Web Bureau

BBL 10 starts with a mouth-watering clash between Hobart Hurricanes Vs Sydney Sixers. Check match and telecast details -- live streaming, TV channels, toss, playing XIs, squads

09 December, 2020

BBL Live Streaming: How To Watch Big Bash League 2020-21 In India And World Wide -- All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Bureau

The tenth edition of the Big Bash League will be held from December 2020 to February 2021. Check telecast details, schedule and squads

08 December, 2020

BBL 2020-21: All About Big Bash League: Schedule, Fixtures and Teams

Outlook Web Bureau

In order to give BBL a boost Cricket Australia has decided to introduce three new rules -- Power Surge, X-Factor Player and the Bash Boost -- in this edition

04 December, 2020

BBL: Afghan Cricketer Mujeeb Ur Rahman In Hospital After Positive COVID-19 Test


The 19-year-old spinner, the world's No. 2-ranked Twenty20 international bowler, was in hotel quarantine on the Gold Coast south of Brisbane after arriving in Australia last week

23 November, 2020

Tour Of Australia: 'Family Man' David Warner Says Life In Bio-Bubble tough


Accepting that things are tough due to COVID-19, Warner refused to commit on the number of series he was targeting to play for Australia in the next 12 months.

18 November, 2020

BBL's Misguided Gimmicks: Shane Watson Slams Rule Changes In Australian T20 League


Cricket Australia has decided to introduce three new rules -- Power Surge, X-Factor Player and the Bash Boost -- in the 10th edition of the BBL


16 November, 2020

BBL 2020-21: X-factor Subs And Other Rule Changes For Aussie Big Bash League - Explained


X-factor, power surge and bash boost are three rule changes planned for the Big Bash League 2020-21

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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