WELCOME to the Official Home page of KFC BBL the Big Bash League (BBL) 2019-2020. KFC BBL is the top Big Bash League in Australia. KFC BBL is the Twenty 20 overs based cricket league. It is a professional T20 Cricket League which date backs 2011. 8 different teams from all parts of the country participate in the league every year.
The Big Bash League matches played in Australia during the months of December, January, and February. These are the summer months for Australia. People really enjoy cricket during the summer season for KFC BBL the Big Bash League. Therefore, you will have all the relevant information regarding KFC the Big Bash League for the upcoming season 2019-2020.
Therefore, 2019-20 will the 9th season the KFC BBL. The release date of the tournament has been announced as 17th December 2019. The 9th season will be concluded on 8th February 2020. Cricket Australia has made the ninth season short as compared with the previous season. However, the number of matches during the 9th season is increased for KFC BBL the Big Bash League.
A new rule has been applied in the league. The highest-ranked team will play the final game at its Home Ground. This tradition has been applied right from the beginning of the tournament. During previous seasons of the KFC BBL The Big Bash League, group stage matches are divided into 8 rounds. During each round, four games are played.
It is mandatory for each team to play six other teams once during the whole season one team twice.
SHORT HISTORY OF THE BBL:
Cricket Australia introduces the KFC Big Bash League during 2011. Out of eight teams, 6 six teams have won the title at least once. If we talk about the credibility of the franchises, Perth Scorchers are the most successful team of the tournament. They have won the title 3 times during the course of the play of the tournament.
They have won two times consecutively. Other teams who have won the titles are Sydney Thunders, Brisbane Heat, Adelaide Strikers, Sydney Sixers, and Melbourne Renegades. If we talk about the current champions of the KFC Big Bash League, its the Melbourne Renegades who the latest winners of the top league.
During the previous season, a new rule regarding the toss of the match has been applied. Now, the bat is flipped by the umpire, and the call is made whether the top or back of the bat. The winning captain has the right to make his choice to bat/ball first instead of the coin.
KFC BBL A. STRIKERS CRICKET TEAM:
Do you love T20 Cricket? We are going to have an inside in the Adelaide Strikers cricket team. Ad. Strikers are the top franchise of Australian T20 Cricket. The franchise is playing professional twenty overs based cricket. They compete in the domestic T20 cricket tournament. The A. Strikers are also the Champions of the 7th Season played during 2017-18.
Adelaide Strikers belong to the state of South Australia, and they represent Adelaide City in the Big Bash League. On this page, we are going to cover the team players and coaching staff of Adelaide Strikers. We will tell you regarding the new purchase by the franchise of Strikers from the draft of the BBL season 9.
ADELAIDE STRIKERS TEAM SQUAD:
The top squad for Adelaide strikers is combined and is mentioned below:
SQUAD: W. Agar, Alex Carey, Travis Head, Rashid Khan (from Afghanistan), Ben Laughlin, Micheal Neser, Jake Lehman, Matt Short, Billy Stanlake, Liam O’Connor, Peter Siddle, Cameron Valente, Jon Wells, Camertan White, Nick Winter, Weatherald
Besides Cameron White has played the previous season for Renegades. Therefore, he has joined this franchise Strikers for his top performance.
Due to bad performance during the 8th edition of the Big Bash League, A. Strikers have left Colin Ingram to extend their contract. The current management has decided to left David Grant and Micheal Cormach due to their bad performance from the previous season.
SELECTION FOR THE BIG BASH LEAGUE:
It would be pertinent to mention here that the franchise has two places remaining to fill out to complete their T20 squad for the 9th season. Therefore, the franchise management has signed One International player to boost team performance.
The current captain of the team isis Travis Head and Mr. Jason Gillespie is providing his services as Head Coach. Let’s have some general discussion regarding the current squad of the franchise. Because the franchise has made some small changes in the selection of the players for the current season.
The franchise has left Colin Ingram (the south African batsman) due to his lousy season performance. His departure has forced the selectors to select Cameron White who played the previous season for Renegades.
Besides the bad performance, Ad. Strikers need more sources in the batting department. The franchise is looking to increase the powerhouse of batting. Therefore, they are waiting with the top quality batsman who may fill the two important batting spots for KFC BBL the Big Bash League.
KFC BBL BRISBANE HEAT CRICKET TEAM:
Welcome to the T20 cricket team Brisbane Heat. We are going to un-cover exclusively the Squad of Franchise. Here you will get Team management info. This top franchise is basically the Australian professional T20 cricket team for KFC BBL the Big Bash League. Therefore, they play a positive T20 cricket in the Big Bash League every year.
The franchise has introduced a teal type uniform for the whole team. They have their independent Home Ground to play and practice cricket. Their home is called the Brisbane Cricket Ground. Brisbane is basically the State of Australia namely Queensland.
In the very second edition of KFC BBL the Big Bash League, the franchise won the title. Therefore, they qualified the Champions League T20. They beat Perth Scorchers in the 2nd season of the BBL 2012-13 and qualified CLT20.
BR. HEAT TEAM:
Here, is the complete Squad of the Brisbane Heat Franchise:
SQUAD: Mitch Swepson, Mark Steketee, Max Bryant, Ben Cutting, Marnus Labuschagne, Chris Lynn, Jame Peirson, Joe Burns, Jack Prestwidge, Same Heazlett, Josh Lalor, James Pattinson, Matt Renshaw.
The franchise has not signed any new player for the upcoming season of the Big Bash League 2019-20. Due to fitness and form issues, the franchise has decided to take Brendon McCullum as their Team Head Coach.
The players they have not signed up till now from the previous season are Mujeeb Ur Rehman (from Afghanistan), Alex Ross, Brendan Doggett, Matt Kuhnemann. Their performances were not up to the mark. Therefore, they could not convince the selectors of the franchise for further retention in the team.
The franchise management has left a few spots to fill later. The franchise selectors will make their decision later for the complete selection of the team players.
WINNING PERCENTAGE VS BBL TEAMS:
Brisbane heat have over 83 winning percentage against Sydney Thunders. The team players always love to bat and bowl against the Sydney Thunders team. Their winning percentage is 50 against Adelaide Strikers, Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Stars. Brisbane Heat has the least percentage of winnings against Sydney Sixer which is 17 percent only.
HOBART HURRICANES CRICKET TEAM:
Do you love the Australian T20 Cricket Team? On this page, you are going to have full insights regarding the Hobart Hurricanes cricket team. Besides, Hobart Hurricanes are the top Australian men’s T20 Professional team. They compete in the domestic cricket tournament called the Big Bash League.
Because the Hobart Hurricanes are the top team of the BBL, they participate every year. Tasmania Australia is the Hobart Cricket team. They play their cricket matches on the Blundstone cricket ground. Hurricanes wear dark purple color uniform.
Jofra Archer (England), Qais Ahmad (Afghanistan), James Faulkner, Ben McDermott, George Bailey, Caleb Jewell, Matthew Wade, Aaron Summers, Tom Rogers, D’Arcy Short.
Because Mr. John Botha (from South Africa) has taken retirement from all formats of cricket. His services are not available anymore. Due to the bad performance of Tymal Mills, he remained unsigned for the current season. The franchise has not made a new purchase for the upcoming season of the BBL 9th edition.
There are few players from the previous season like Jake Doran, Jarrod Freeman, Alex Doolan, Simon Milenko, Clive Rose, Tim Paine, David Moody who remain unsigned up till now. It is probable that the franchise will make two international signs for the current season.
PLAYER SELECTION FOR 9TH EDITION:
Due to bad performance in the 8th edition of the BBL, the franchise management is very hesitant to make bigger changes in the selection. Jofra Archer (England) has made the bigger difference in the bowling department of the playing eleven.
Due to the busy schedule of Jofra Archer, his services for the 9th season will not be available anymore. The team management will be looking to sign any international player. Hurricanes are very confident about their batting stability.
Because the stars like D’Arcy Short and Matthew Wade and George Bailey will perform the batting responsibilities. The franchise has made a comfortable decision about the Afghan leg spinner Qais Ahmad for his impressing performance during the last season.
MELBOURNE RENEGADES CRICKET TEAM:
Welcome to the Home page of Melbourne Renegades. MR is the top T20 cricket team in the Big Bash League. Melbourne Renegades have a long-range of fan stars from all parts of the world. Players performing for this franchise make their way to the international appearances.
We are going to discover the insights of the franchise regarding this season’s squat and the coaching staff of the franchise. Before going into the details, let’s have an introduction about the Melbourne Renegades. Marvel Stadium is their home ground, where they carry all their cricket activities.
Therefore, they always have an advantage of the home ground and crowd. Besides the presence of other stadiums, International cricket also used to play at the same stadium. The franchise has appointed Aaron Finch as the captain of the team. He has proved himself as the most successful captain of the Big Bash League.
Michael Klinger has appointed as Head Coach of the team. He is providing his counseling services for the selection of the team. He is a fine and complete coach for his team. Jason Dunstall is the chairman of the Franchise.
Melbourne Renegades are the winners of the season 8th championship of the Big Bash League. They defeated their traditional rivalry Melbourne Stars in the crunchy final at their home ground.
SQUAD: Tom Cooper, Aaron Finch (captain), Cameron Boyce, Zak Evans, Dan Christian, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam harper, Jon Holland, Joe Mennie, Mohammad Nabi (from AFG), Jack Wildermuth, Will Sutherland, Sam Haper, Beau Webster, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Shaun Marsh, Kane Richardson
For the season 9th, Shaun Marsh (Scorchers) and Jake Fraser-McGurk has joined Melbourne Renegades. Cameron White and Usman Khan Shinwari (from Pakistan) have released by the franchise due to bad performance while previous season. Mr. Chris Tremain and Tim Ludeman are also unsigned players from the previous edition of the BBL.
The franchise management has filled all the spots for the team. The franchise has created history by winning the maiden title victory in the tournament. The credit goes to the team management who selected the suitable players. The selected players performed very well delivered what was required at the situation of the match.
MELBOURNE STARS CRICKET TEAM:
Welcome to the Home page of the Melbourne Stars cricket team. Melbourne Stars is full of international players. The team players from this top franchise have an excellent opportunity to play national level cricket. The franchise belongs to Melbourne, Victoria who has good competition in the Big Bash League.
Stars wear green uniforms as their team shirts. They play their home matches at Melbourne Cricket Ground. MCG is the largest cricket ground in the world. It has a sitting capacity of more than one lac audience in it. David Hussey is serving as the Captain of the side. He is also acting as the Head Coach of the team.
Melbourne Stars had a closed chance in the previous season to win the title. They got defeat by Melbourne Renegades in the final championship. M. Stars have some powerful guns in the team who can hit really hard out of the park.
TEAM SQUAD OF MELBOURNE STARS:
The franchise includes following in their squad: Glenn Maxwell, Ben Dunk, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jackson Coleman, Peter Hanscomb, Nic Maddinson, Clint Hinchliffe, Lance Morris, Jonathan Merlo.
The franchise management has made new purchases for the team. Therefore, it was necessary to get Clint Hinchliffe (from Scorchers), Nathan Coulter-Nile (from Scorchers) Lance Morris and Hilton Cartwright. These players have added a more winning tendency to the team. Due to bad performance Dwayne Brave (from West Indies) has been ruled out from the team for the upcoming edition of the BBL.
The team management has also made some important decisions to release some players from the team. Nick Larkin, Travis Dean, Seb Gotch, Michael Beer, Scott Boland, Jackson Bird, Liam Bowe, Evan Gulbis, Sandeep Lamichhane (Nepal) have not been given further contracts for the upcoming 9th edition of the Big Bash League. The elimination of players has created some spots for new players to fill.
The franchise management has not made any decision to sign any new player yet. Melbourne Stars fell short in the previous season to win the title have taken David Hussey as their new Head Coach, before the start of the new season. The purchase of fast bowlers from the Perth Scorchers team has boosted the confidence of the team. This team will have the services of the player like Glenn Maxwell who is a real hard hitter.
Vacancies are available to the new players which will be filled with later decisions.
PERTH SCORCHERS CRICKET TEAM:
Welcome to the official Home Page of the Perth Scorchers cricket team. You are going to have the full details of the insights of the franchise. We will cover the entire team of scorchers and coaching staff for the cricket team.
Perth Scorchers has been the most successful team of the tournament. P. Scorchers have won the title three times in the history of the Big Bash League. Besides, they are the runners up twice in the tournament. Scorchers have won the 3rd, 4th and 6th edition of the BBL. The franchise represents the Perth city in the domestic T20 tournament.
Originally, Mickey Arthur appointed as the Head Coach for the Perth Scorchers in the starting seasons of the League. Therefore, he was appointed as the Head coach of the National Cricket of Australia. Later on, he Joined Pakistan Cricket Team as Head Coach. Under his coaching, Pakistan won the last edition of ICC Champions Trophy, 2017.
SQUAD OF PERTH SCORCHERS:
Let’s have insights into the franchise for their squad for the upcoming 9th season of the Big Bash League.
SQUAD: Fawad Ahmad, Mitchell Marsh (Captain), Cameron Green, Josh Inglis, Sam Whiteman, Andrew Tye, Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Joel Paris, Jason Behrendorff, Nick Hobson, Aaron Hardie, Mathew Kelly, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner
The franchise has recruited Fawad Ahamd (from Thunders) to boost team performance.
The team management has decided to release some from the team. The released players are Nathan Coulter-Nile (who has joined Stars) Hilton Cartwright (also joined Stars), Michael Klinger (retired from cricket) Shaun Marsh (who has joined Renegades).
The franchise management has not signed David Willey, the England Fast Bowler, and Usman Qadir from Pakistan again. Both the players were suffering from bad form. The released players have created the vacancies for the new players.
Perth Scorchers finished at the last spot during the previous season of the BBL. Therefore, it causes the major team changes to be made more voidable. Perth Scorchers always prefer the local talent to hit the tournament. The new recruitment of Fawad Ahmad has already boosted the bowling attack of the team.
The plus feature for Scorchers is the addition of South African national team captain Faf du Plessis who has nicely linked with the franchise.
SYDNEY SIXERS CRICKET TEAM:
Welcome to the Home Page of Sydney Sixers. It is the men’s professional T20 Cricket team for Australia. Therefore, you will be able to find complete insights of the franchise on this page. We are going to cover the expected team and coaching staff of the Sydney Sixers.
Because the Sydney Sixers is the top team of the Big Bash League. The franchise has won the title once in the history of the BBL Cricket League. They represent the New South Wales Blues of Australia in the top T20 cricket league. They wear magenta color Unifor in the league. Therefore, it is a very prominent color in the league. Moises Henriques is the acting captain of the team.
SQUAD OF THE FRANCHISE:
Let’s have some discussion of the franchise squad for the upcoming season of the Big Bash League 2019-20.
SQUAD: Tom Curran (England), Jack Edwards, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Mickey Edwards, Henry Thornton, Daniel Hughes, Josh Philippe, Stephen O’Keefe, Lloyd Pope, Moises Henriques (the captain), Jordan Silk, Peter Nevill, Daniel Fallins, Justin Avendano,
The franchise management has decided not to make any new purchase for the upcoming edition of the BBL. Management has released some players due to bad performance in the previous edition of the BBL. The unsigned players from the 8th edition of the BBL are Greg West, Nathan Lyon, James Vince (England), Joe Denly (England).
Besides, the released players who have created some roster spots for the new players. They have signed one international player for the franchise. Most importantly, Greg Shipperd is acting as the Head Coach of the team. Therefore, to increase the expectations of the fans, the management has decided to keep the batting depth in the upcoming season.
Besides, they are giving chances to youngsters to perform at the domestic level. Sydney Sixers are keeping their decision pending for the international purchase. Besides, the franchise has not yet signed the players like Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood who have performed well in the test series against Pakistan recently.
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SYDNEY THUNDER CRICKET TEAM:
Welcome to the Official and Home page of the Sydney Thunder cricket team. We are going to reveal the team squad and team management of the franchise on this page. It is the top T20 domestic team that participates in KFC BBL the Big Bash League. This franchise has won the title once in the history of the BBL cricket.
The Uniform of the team is of the Lime Green Color. They used to play cricket at Giants Stadium of Australia. Callum Ferguson is acting as the captain of the team. The franchise is famous for playing natural and professional 20-over cricket in the domestic tournament.
We are going to have some discussion regarding the squad of the Sydney Sixers Cricket Team. We will have some inside information regarding the player selection for the upcoming 9th edition of the BBL.
SQUAD FOR THE 9TH SEASON:
The squad for the ninth edition of the BBL includes the following players.
SQUAD: Jason Sangha Chris Green, Usman Khaja (born in Pakistan), Jos Buttle (England) Callum Ferguson (the captain of the team), Gurinder Sandhu, Daniel Sams, Arjun Nair, Pat Cummins, Jay Lenton
The franchise management of Tunders has not made any new purchase for the team. Fawad Ahmad (from Pakistan) has not been extended for the upcoming edition of KFC BBL the Big Bash League. Shane Watson has decided to retire to play in the national T20 Cricket Tournament.
S. Thunders have unsigned Joe Root (from England), Nathan McAndrew, Jono Cook, Kurtis Patterson, Ryan Gibson, Sam Rainbird Matt Gilkes, and Liam Hatcher. The released players have created roster spots in the team for the new players to join the franchise. Sydney Thunders’s cricket team has made one International sign during the draft of the BBL for the 9th season.
Most importantly, after missing the final stage for the last season, Fawad Ahmad (Pakistan) and Shane Watson have been drop from the franchise. The S. Thunders have more intent to optimize the 11 players efficiently. Besides the international schedule of the summer, the star power is available to the Thunders.
PLANNING 9TH BBL SEASON:
Thunders have to play the 9th season of the BBL without the Jos Buttler due to the busy schedule of the English cricket schedule in South Africa. The fans of Thunders are expecting the big news and announcements for the team during the upcoming season of KFC BBL the Big Bash League. Unsigned players and released players have created roster spots for the new players to join the franchise.
Sydney Thunders played two games against the Sydney Sixer in the previous season of the BBL. Sydney Sixers had won both the games quite easily against the Thunders.
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