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Heat rises to second BBL title

BRISBANE Heat have claimed their second Big Bash League (BBL) title after thrashing the Sydney Sixers in last night’s final at the SCG. Less than a week removed from their Qualifier loss to the Sixers, the Heat turned things around emphatically to take home a 54-run win in front of 43,153 fans. Heat speedster Spencer […]

PREVIEW: BBL|13 Final – Sixers vs. Heat

ONLY one game remains in the race for the BBL|13 title, as the Sydney Sixers and Brisbane Heat lock horns in tonight’s decider at the SCG. Fittingly, a bout between the top two ranked sides ends the season, with Sydney chasing a fourth crown while Brisbane searches for its second. NEED TO KNOW Who: Sydney […]

Brown bashes Brisbane into BBL final

A RECORD-BREAKING knock from Brisbane Heat opener Josh Brown has seen his side defeat Adelaide Strikers by 54 runs in last night’s BBL|13 Challenger at Carrara Stadium. His belligerent 140 (57) is now the highest ever BBL finals score, and featured the most sixes in an individual BBL innings (12). Brown reached triple figures in […]

BBL|13 Finals: Underdogs advance, Sixers in big dance

THREE teams remain in the race for this season’s Big Bash League (BBL) title, with the decider set to be hosted by the Sydney Sixers on Wednesday. With the lower-ranked sides advancing from two enthralling finals over the weekend, we take you through how things stand in the BBL|13 postseason. >> Preview: BBL|13 finals FINALS […]

Stats recap: BBL|13 – Home & away

THE BBL|13 finals series gets underway on Friday night, with this season’s champion set to be crowned later in the month. Adelaide Strikers skipper Matt Short has taken out Player of the Tournament honours, and we run you through who else topped the charts across this season’s 40 home-and-away fixtures. >> BBL|13 finals preview: Heat […]

BBL|13 finals preview: Heat out to break Scorchers’ streak

FINALS time has arrived in BBL|13, with four contenders set to battle it out for ultimate glory. Brisbane Heat is the team to beat having topped the table, while Perth Scorchers will be gunning for an unprecedented third-straight title. Find out all you need to know about each side in the mix. NEED TO KNOW […]

Henriques heroics hand Sixers second spot

MOISES Henriques has helped secure the Sydney Sixers a spot in the BBL|13 Qualifier after a dramatic final ball victory over Perth Scorchers last night. With a finals double chance on the line, Henriques and the Sixers pulled off the largest ever successful run chase at Perth Stadium – 197. Player of the Match Dan […]

Season in numbers: BBL|13 – Finalists

WHILE the final standings are yet to be determined, the top and bottom four splits are set in stone for another Big Bash League (BBL) season. A top two spot is up for grabs tonight as the Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers lock horns. We recap the home-and-away seasons of each finalist. >> Season in […]

Captain Ellis steers ‘Canes to consolation win

HOBART Hurricanes have capped off their BBL|13 campaign with a seven-run win over the Melbourne Stars, marking the end of both sides’ seasons. Having been sent in to bat at the MCG, the visitors successfully defended 187 to secure the consolation of finishing above the Stars, in fifth. Hurricanes firebrand Ben McDermott (50 off 35) […]

Season in numbers: BBL|13 – Bottom four

WHILE the final standings are yet to be determined, the top and bottom four splits are set in stone for another Big Bash League (BBL) season. Only bragging rights remain up for grabs for the non-finalists in BBL|13, so we recap their seasons in numbers with three home-and-away games left to play. MELBOURNE STARS CURRENTLY: […]

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