After a long-drawn season that ran, the Big Bash League final with see Melbourne Stars and Sydney Sixers clash at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Saturday.
After halting Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League Eliminator, Sydney Thunder will take their season to Adelaide to take on the Strikers in the Knockout on Saturday.
By virtue of finishing in the top-two, Melbourne Stars and Sydney Sixers have earned a double chance to reach the grand final and that begins with the BBL09 Qualifier between the sides at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday night.
After 56 matches in the regular season, the Big Bash League playoffs kick off with the Eliminator match between Hobart Hurricanes and Sydney Thunder at Blundstone Arena on Thursday.
Melbourne Renegades and Brisbane Heat will bring the curtains down on the regular season of the Big Bash League 2019-20 when they meet at Marvel Stadium on Monday.
Having picked up form at the right moment before the business end of things in the Big Bash League, Adelaide Strikers will end their regular season with a home match against the Hobart Hurricanes.
This is the closest to a shootout in the Big Bash League that we can have as Sydney Thunder and Perth Scorchers face off with the winner a great chance to make it to the playoffs.
After three losses in a row – the last two being demoralising – Brisbane Heat need a win in their penultimate match of the Big Bash League season as they face the top-rankers Melbourne Stars at the MCG.
As the Big Bash League regular season winds up to a close, the Sydney Sixers get the chance to book top-two place as they close out their season against Melbourne Renegades at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Saturday.
As the chase for Big Bash League playoff places heats up, the Perth Scorchers and Adelaide Strikers will meet in a crucial fixture in their penultimate match at Optus Stadium on Friday.
The return of D’Arcy Short to the Hobart Hurricanes side and the excitement of a fight for Big Bash League playoff spots highlight this clash with Sydney Thunder at Blundstone Arena on Friday.
BIG BASH LEAGUE TIPS
The ninth edition of the Big Bash League T20 competition kicked off on December 17.
A total of 56 games will be played in the regular season before a new finals format featuring double chances for teams will result in the BBL09 champions being crowned.
Melbourne Renegades are the defending champions having won the BBL title for first time last year when defeating Melbourne Stars in the final.
BIG BASH LEAGUE LIVE STREAM
Channel 7 will be televising every game in the Big Bash League season.
Live action from the Australian Big Bash League T20 competition this year will be available online – and you can watch and bet on every game online.
BIG BASH LEAGUE TEAMS
The Big Bash League is made up of eight teams – city-based franchises from across the country.
BETTING ON BIG BASH LEAGUE CRICKET
There are various markets available on which you can bet on cricket matches, series and tournaments. Most of the bookmakers will offer opportunities to bet before the start of each of the three Tests of the series apart from offering outright betting on the series itself. To search for all the markets available, visit the website of your favourite bookmaker and head to the Cricket menu. Under cricket, you can hunt for the market of your choice.
Outright Winner Bets
All bookmakers will offer odds on the outright winner of the BBL. You’re betting on who you think will be crowned champions. This will be available through the entire duration of the tournament, till obviously it is decided. So right up to the final, you will be able to bet on the outright winners.
All bookmakers will offer odds on match winners for every match in the Big Bash League. These odds will fluctuate up and down for each of the results – win, loss and draw – during the course of the tournament.
Most bookmakers will offer markets for the top batsman and bowler for both teams. And there will be odds for the top batsman and bowler for the entire tournament as well, for each side.