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The 11th edition of the Big Bash League T20 competition begins on December 5th.

A total of 56 games will be played in the regular season before the finals begin on January 21. The champions will be crowned in the Grand Final on January 28.

The Sydney Sixers successfully defended their BBL title last season against the Perth Scorchers in the final and will aim to do the same in this campaign.


Channel 7 and Fox Cricket will be broadcasting every game of the Big Bash League season.

Live action from the Australian Big Bash League T20 competition this year will be available online via Kayo Sports.


The Big Bash League is made up of eight teams from across the country.

Adelaide Strikers

Player Nation Role
Travis Head (C) Australia Batter
Wes Agar Australia Bowler
Alex Carey Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Harry Conway Australia Bowler
Rashid Khan Afghanistan Bowler
Harry Nielsen Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Liam O’Connor Australia Bowler
Matt Short Australia Batter
Peter Siddle Australia Bowler
Jake Weatherald Australia Batter
Jonathan Wells Australia Batter
Daniel Worrall Australia Bowler
Matthew Renshaw Australia Batter
Liam Scott Australia All-rounder
Spencer Johnson Australia Bowler
Ryan Gibson Australia Batter
George Garton England Bowler

Brisbane Heat

Player Nation Role
Jimmy Peirson (C) Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Tom Abell England Batter
Xavier Bartlett Australia Bowler
James Bazley Australia All-rounder
Max Bryant Australia Batter
Tom Cooper Australia Batter
Ben Duckett England Batter
Sam Heazlett Australia Batter
Matt Kuhnemann Australia Bowler
Marnus Labuschagne Australia Batter
Chris Lynn Australia Batter
Michael Neser Australia All-rounder
Mark Steketee Australia Bowler
Mitch Swepson Australia Bowler
Mujeeb Ur Rahman Afghanistan Bowler
Jack Wildermuth Australia All-rounder
Matthew Willans Australia Bowler

Hobart Hurricanes

Player Nation Role
Matthew Wade (C) Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Scott Boland Australia Bowler
Harry Brook England Batter
Tim David Australia Batter
Nathan Ellis Australia Bowler
Peter Handscomb Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Caleb Jewell Australia Batter
Josh Kann Australia All-rounder
Sandeep Lamichhane Nepal Bowler
Ben McDermott Australia Batter
Riley Meredith Australia Bowler
Mitchell Owen Australia All-rounder
Joel Paris Australia Bowler
Wil Parker Australia Bowler
Tom Rogers Australia Bowler
D’Arcy Short Australia All-rounder
Mac Wright Australia All-rounder

Melbourne Renegades

Player Nation Role
Nic Maddinson (C) Australia Batter
Aaron Finch Australia Batter
Jake Fraser-McGurk Australia Batter
Marcus Harris Australia Batter
Mackenzie Harvey Australia Batter
Unmukt Chand India Batter
Shaun Marsh Australia Batter
Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan All-rounder
Will Sutherland Australia All-rounder
Jack Prestwidge Australia All-rounder
Sam Harper Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Zak Evans Australia Bowler
Mitchell Perry Australia Bowler
James Pattinson Australia Bowler
Kane Richardson Australia Bowler
Josh Lalor Australia Bowler
Reece Topley England Bowler
Cameron Boyce Australia Bowler
Zahir Khan Afghanistan Bowler

Melbourne Stars

Player Nation Role
Glenn Maxwell (C) Australia All-rounder
Joe Burns Australia Batter
Hilton Cartwright Australia All-rounder
Nathan Coulter-Nile Australia All-rounder
Seb Gotch Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Liam Hatcher Australia Bowler
Clint Hinchliffe Australia All-rounder
Nick Larkin Australia Batter
Tom O’Connell Australia Bowler
Billy Stanlake Australia Bowler
Marcus Stoinis Australia All-rounder
Beau Webster Australia Batter
Adam Zampa Australia Bowler
Qais Ahmad Afghanistan Bowler
Joe Clarke England Batter

Perth Scorchers

Player Nation Role
Mitch Marsh (C) Australia All-Rounder
Cameron Bancroft Australia Batter
Colin Munro New Zealand Batter
Laurie Evans England Batter
Kurtis Patterson Australia Batter
Ashton Agar Australia All-rounder
Ashton Turner Australia All-rounder
Cameron Green Australia All-rounder
Josh Inglis Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Sam Whiteman Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Jason Behrendorff Australia Bowler
Matt Kelly Australia Bowler
Joel Paris Australia Bowler
Jhye Richardson Australia Bowler
Andrew Tye Australia Bowler
Cameron Gannon USA Bowler
Liam Guthrie Australia Bowler
Peter Hatzoglou Australia Bowler
Corey Rocchiccioli Australia Bowler

Sydney Sixers

Player Nation Role
Moises Henriques (C) Australia All-rounder
Sean Abbott Australia All-rounder
Jackson Bird Australia Bowler
Carlos Braithwaite West Indies All-rounder
Dan Christian Australia All-rounder
Ben Dwarshuis Australia All-rounder
Jack Edwards Australia Batter
Mickey Edwards Australia Bowler
Daniel Hughes Australia Batter
Hayden Kerr Australia All-rounder
Nathan Lyon Australia Bowler
Ben Manenti Australia Bowler
Stephen O’Keefe Australia Bowler
Josh Philippe Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Lloyd Pope Australia Bowler
Jordan Silk Australia Batter

Sydney Thunder

Player Nation Role
Usman Khawaja (C) Australia Batter
Jonathan Cook Australia Bowler
Ben Cutting Australia Bowler
Oliver Davies Australia Batter
Brendan Doggett Australia Bowler
Matthew Gilkes Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Chris Green Australia Bowler
Baxter Holt Australia Wicketkeeper/Batter
Nathan McAndrew Australia Bowler
Alex Ross Australia Batter
Daniel Sams Australia All-rounder
Jason Sangha Australia Batter
Tanveer Sangha Australia Bowler
Chris Tremain Australia Bowler


Date Match Ground Time (AEDT)
Sun Dec 5 Sixers vs Stars SCG 7:15pm
Mon Dec 6 Thunder vs Heat Manuka Oval 7:15pm
Tue Dec 7 Renegades vs Strikers Marvel Stadium 7:15pm
Wed Dec 8 Hurricanes vs Sixers UTAS Stadium 6:35pm
Wed Dec 8 Scorchers vs Heat Optus Stadium 9:35pm
Thu Dec 9 Strikers vs Renegades Adelaide Oval 7:15pm
Fri Dec 10 Stars vs Thunder MCG 7:15pm
Sat Dec 11 Sixers vs Hurricanes SCG 6:35pm
Sat Dec 11 Scorchers vs Strikers Optus Stadium 9:30pm
Sun Dec 12 Thunder vs Stars Sydney Showground 7:15pm
Mon Dec 13 Heat vs Renegades Metricon Stadium 7:15pm
Tue Dec 14 Hurricanes vs Scorchers Blundstone Arena 7:15pm
Wed Dec 15 Stars vs Sixers MCG 7:15pm
Sun Dec 19 Heat vs Thunder The Gabba 7:40pm
Mon Dec 20 Scorchers vs Hurricanes Optus Stadium 7:15pm
Tue Dec 21 Sixers vs Strikers SCG 7:15pm
Wed Dec 22 Renegades vs Scorchers Marvel Stadium 7:15pm
Thu Dec 23 Strikers vs Heat Adelaide Oval 7:15pm
Fri Dec 24 Hurricanes vs Stars Blundstone Arena 3:30pm
Sun Dec 26 Thunder vs Sixers Sydney Showground 6:05pm
Sun Dec 26 Scorchers vs Renegades Optus Stadium 9:15pm
Mon Dec 27 Hurricanes vs Strikers Blundstone Arena 6:05pm
Mon Dec 27 Heat vs Stars The Gabba 9:05pm
Tue Dec 28 Thunder vs Scorchers Manuka Oval 7:15pm
Wed Dec 29 Sixers vs Heat SCG 6:05pm
Wed Dec 29 Renegades vs Hurricanes Marvel Stadium 7:15pm
Thu Dec 30 Scorchers vs Stars Optus Stadium 7:15pm
Fri Dec 31 Strikers vs Thunder Adelaide Oval 7:15pm
Sat Jan 1 Hurricanes vs Heat Blundstone Arena 4pm
Sat Jan 1 Sixers vs Renegades Coffs Harbour 7:30pm
Sun Jan 2 Stars vs Scorchers CitiPower Centre 3:30pm
Sun Jan 2 Thunder vs Strikers Sydney Showground 7:15pm
Mon Jan 3 Stars vs Renegades MCG 7:15pm
Tue Jan 4 Heat vs Sixers Metricon Stadium 7:15pm
Wed Jan 5 Strikers vs Hurricanes Adelaide Oval 6:05pm
Wed Jan 5 Scorchers vs Thunder Optus Stadium 9:15pm
Thu Jan 6 Renegades vs Heat GMHBA Stadium 6:05pm
Thu Jan 6 Scorchers vs Sixers Optus Stadium 9:15pm
Fri Jan 7 Strikers vs Stars Adelaide Oval 7:15pm
Sat Jan 8 Renegades vs Thunder Marvel Stadium 6:05pm
Sat Jan 8 Heat vs Hurricanes The Gabba 8:30pm
Sun Jan 9 Sixers vs Scorchers Coffs Harbour 7:15pm
Mon Jan 10 Stars vs Strikers MCG 2:10pm
Mon Jan 10 Hurricanes vs Thunder UTAS Stadium 7:15pm
Tue Jan 11 Renegades vs Sixers GMHBA Stadium 7:15pm
Wed Jan 12 Heat vs Strikers The Gabba 7:15pm
Thu Jan 13 Thunder vs Hurricanes Sydney Showground 4pm
Thu Jan 13 Renegades vs Stars Marvel Stadium 7:30pm
Fri Jan 14 Strikers vs Scorchers Adelaide Oval 8:15pm
Sat Jan 15 Sixers vs Thunder SCG 7:40pm
Sun Jan 16 Stars vs Heat MCG 7:40pm
Mon Jan 17 Hurricanes vs Renegades Blundstone Arena 7:40pm
Tue Jan 18 Strikers vs Sixers Adelaide Oval 7:15pm
Wed Jan 19 Heat vs Scorchers The Gabba 1:30pm
Wed Jan 19 Thunder vs Renegades Sydney Showground 4:40pm
Wed Jan 19 Stars vs Hurricanes MCG 7:50pm
Fri Jan 21 The Eliminator TBC TBC
Sat Jan 22 The Qualifier TBC TBC
Sun Jan 23 The Knockout TBC TBC
Wed Jan 26 The Challenger TBC TBC
Fri Jan 28 The Final TBC TBC


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.

Match Betting

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.

Top Batsmen/Bowlers

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.


Bookmakers Ladbrokes and Sportsbet are among the best places to bet on BBL. They boast a huge number of markets.