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Stats Hub: BBL|12 – End of Regular Season

FINALS are upon us in BBL|12, and with that the golden arm and golden bat awards have been finalised before a champion is crowned. We run you through the players who topped the chart across the 56 regular season games in 2022/23. >> ALL BBL|12 LEADERBOARDS LEADING RUN SCORERS (GOLDEN BAT) Matt Short (Adelaide Strikers) […]

Thunder thwart Stars stunner, kick ‘Canes out of finals

SYDNEY Thunder have survived a Melbourne Stars-inspired scare to secure their spot in the BBL|12 finals series. Chasing the Stars’ miserly total of 7-119 at the MCG, the Thunder made hard work of it having stumbled to 7-88, but skipper Chris Green (6*) got his side over the line alongside Nathan McAndrew (12*). The Thunder’s […]

Captain Marvel reinstates Renegades’ finals status

A MASTERCLASS in the art of the T20 run chase from Aaron Finch has seen his Melbourne Renegades secure their BBL|12 finals spot. Playing in his 100th BBL game, the Renegades captain compiled an unbeaten 63 (54) to help hunt down the Adelaide Strikers’ total of 7-142 with eight balls to spare at Marvel Stadium. […]

Smith stars as Sixers all but dash ‘Canes finals hopes

STEVEN Smith has again starred in a Sydney Sixers masterclass, this time bashing 66 (33) in his side’s 24-run win over the Hobart Hurricanes on Monday night. The visiting side was sent in to bat at Blundstone Arena, and fresh off consecutive centuries, Smith took full toll as opener. One of the Australian star’s six […]

Reigning champs Scorch path to qualifier

REIGNING Big Bash League (BBL) champions, Perth Scorchers have secured their spot in the BBL|12 qualifier with a 10-run win over the Melbourne Renegades on Sunday night. Batting first at Perth Stadium, the home side posted a formidable total of 5-212, spearheaded by player of the match Cameron Bancroft (95*), before holding on in the […]

Sydney brings the Thunder to down ‘Gades

SYDNEY Thunder rallied behind opener Matthew Gilkes to claim an eight-wicket win over Melbourne Renegades at Manuka Oval in Canberra on Thursday night. Chasing quite a low total of 143, the Thunder had no problems getting the job done in the second innings, securing the win with nine balls to spare, much to the dismay […]

Smith’s special Strike slams Sixers past Adelaide

THE ARRIVAL of Steve Smith to the Sydney Sixers had entertainment written all over it, and Tuesday night’s win over the Adelaide Strikers emphasised that, with the all-time great reaching triple figures in Coffs Harbour. Smith came out firing and racked up the first ever ton by a Sixers player in the men’s side, smacking […]

Renshaw ensures Heat still in the hunt

THE BIG Bash League has produced some absolute classic contests of late, and that trend continued on Monday night, when the Brisbane Heat claimed a nail-biting three-wicket victory over the Melbourne Stars at the MCG. The Stars looked in control of the match for much of the game, but Heat opener Matthew Renshaw delivered a […]

Sixers hold on in Smith and Lyon’s return

SUNDAY night in the Big Bash League saw the Sydney Sixers hold off a serious fightback in the first innings from the Perth Scorchers to claim a thrilling six-wicket win at the SCG. Dan Christian was the hero for the winning side, coming in for a crucial spell in the penultimate over to ensure the […]

Stars keep season alive; strike down Adelaide

THE MELBOURNE Stars remain alive in BBL | 12 after claiming a convincing nine-wicket victory against the Adelaide Strikers at the MCG on Thursday night. The Strikers started the game in thumping fashion, but not much went right after the first over as the Stars took complete control to completely bowl out Adelaide’s batting lineup, […]

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