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Weatherald whirlwind ends Hurricanes season

A BRUTAL knock from Jake Weatherald has seen the Adelaide Strikers keep their BBL|13 finals ambitions alive, while ending that of the Hobart Hurricanes last night. Having amassed a mere 11 runs in three previous innings this season, Weatherald blasted 80* (32) to steer his side to victory in Bellerive. It was a do-or-die clash […]

Neser dominance nets Heat top spot

BRISBANE Heat have secured top spot and a home Qualifier final in BBL|13 after a roaring win against Perth Scorchers last night. Michael Neser starred with bat, ball, and in the field as his side took out the 23-run victory in front of a raucous crowd at the Gabba. Neser’s barnstorming 64* off just 30 […]

Strikers flame ‘Canes to remain in finals hunt

ADELAIDE Strikers have jumped into fifth on the BBL|13 ladder after comfortably accounting for the Hobart Hurricanes at Adelaide Oval last night. Not even a belligerent unbeaten knock of 95 (61) from Ben McDermott was enough to stop the hosts keeping their finals hopes alive. Sent in to bat, the Hurricanes fell to 5-36 but […]

The contenders: BBL|13 finals race

BBL|13 is now past the three-quarter mark of the regular season, with the race for four finals spots taking shape. Brisbane Heat are locked into the postseason as the competition’s only remaining undefeated side, while Perth Scorchers sit second in their pursuit for an unprecedented three-peat. We take you through all the contenders in the […]

Scorchers strengthen top two tilt

PERTH Scorchers have moved into second spot on the Big Bash League (BBL) table after accounting for the Sydney Thunder at Sydney Showground Stadium last night. Fresh off their first loss in 11 games, the double reigning champions successfully chased down the hosts’ 8-137 with five balls to spare. English openers pivoted both innings, with […]

Hurricanes inflict more Renegade pain

HOBART Hurricanes’ finals pursuit remains alive in BBL|13 after defeating Melbourne Renegades by six wickets at Marvel Stadium last night. The travelling side snapped a 10-game losing streak on the mainland, while also moving to within a game of the top four in the process. Having won the bat flip and elected to bowl, Hobart […]

Heat stay perfect amid double downpour

BRISBANE HEAT have maintained their undefeated record in BBL|13 after downing the Sydney Sixers via DLS Method last night. In what was a top of the table clash, the Heat were hauled past the par score as English allrounder Paul Walter smashed two fours from what would be the last three balls of the game. […]

Super Stars spin to fourth straight win

MELBOURNE STARS secured their fourth consecutive BBL|13 victory after defeating the Renegades by eight wickets in last night’s Melbourne Derby. In a shortened, rain-affected game at the MCG, the home side turned in arguably its most complete performance of the season to solidify its top four standing. Stars skipper Glenn Maxwell was dominant in all […]

REFRESHER: BBL|13 season so far

THE 2023/24 Big Bash League (BBL) season is just over halfway done, with 22 of a scheduled 40 home-and-away fixtures completed. Many teams will be hoping the new year brings a change in fortunes, including three stuck on one win each. Meanwhile, Brisbane Heat leads the way with an undefeated 4-0 record. Catch up on […]

Khan retained for second consecutive year in BBL Draft

SUNDAY night saw the second annual Big Bash League (BBL) Overseas Player Draft ahead of the BBL|13 season, which commences later this year. In a surprise to absolutely no one, Rashid Khan was retained by the Adelaide Strikers for the second year in a row. There was no doubt that Adelaide would be holding onto […]

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