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BIG BASH LEAGUE SCHEDULE

The eighth edition of the Big Bash League T20 competition kicks off on December 19, 2018 when Brisbane Heat take on Adelaide Strikers in the opening fixture.

A total of 56 games will be played in the regular season before two semi-finals and the final to decide the winner of BBL08.

Adelaide Strikers are the defending champions having won the BBL title for first time last year when defeating Hobart Hurricanes in the final.

BIG BASH LEAGUE LIVE STREAM

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.

Perth Scorchers will kick-start the competition as the defending champions in this seventh edition of the competition and fans can watch and bet on every BBL game.

Read our guide to how to watch all Big Bash League games streamed live online or click on the streams from the list below when available.

BIG BASH LEAGUE TEAMS

The Big Bash League is made up of eight teams - city-based franchises from across the country.

Adelaide Strikers:

Brisbane Heat:

Hobart Hurricanes:

Melbourne Renegades:

Melbourne Stars:

Perth Scorchers:

Sydney Sixers:

Sydney Thunder:

BIG BASH LEAGUE HISTORY

Big Bash League Winners

YearWinnersRunners-Up
BBL01 (2011-12)Sydney SixersPerth Scorchers
BBL02 (2012-13)Brisbane HeatPerth Scorchers
BBL03 (2013-14)Perth ScorchersHobart Hurricanes
BBL04 (2014-15)Perth ScorchersSydney Sixers
BBL05 (2015-16)Sydney ThunderMelbourne Stars
BBL06 (2016-17)Perth ScorchersSydney Sixers

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.

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. 

WHERE TO BET ON THE BIG BASH LEAGUE

Bookmakers Ladbrokes and BetEasy are among the best places to bet on BBL. They boast a huge number of markets. Alternatively, take advantage of the top 5 bookmaker deals below.

BONUS BETS United States

*Over 18s only. Wagering requirements apply. State exclusions apply to some offers. Exc. NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Please read the T&Cs of each offer with each bookmaker.

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