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Perth Scorches Brisbane to stay at the top

THE PERTH Scorchers continued to roll in the Big Bash League, with their latest scalp coming in the form of the Brisbane Heat, romping home to the tune of eight wickets at the Gabba on Wednesday night. Perth has been in ripping form and currently sit at the top of the table in the BBL, […]

Lynn launches again as Adelaide strike Renegades

BIG BASH League veteran Chris Lynn has become just about must-watch TV this season, a claim that was further emphasised after he smashed another 69 (not out) for the Adelaide Strikers to help lead his side to victory against the Melbourne Renegades at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday night. Lynn has been in ripping form of […]

Sixers steal the chocolates in Sydney Smash

IN THE always entertaining clash between the two Sydney-based sides in the Big Bash League, the Sixers have claimed a seven-wicket win over the Thunder at Sydney Showground Stadium on Sunday night. Pace bowler Sean Abbott helped the Sixers rip through the opposition batting order, claiming stunning figures to hold the opposition to less than […]

Thunder storm past Scorchers as Richardson injury piles on pain

SYDNEY Thunder finished strong in their Big Bash League (BBL) clash against the Perth Scorchers, claiming a six-wicket victory when the two sides faced off at Perth Stadium on Wednesday night. The Thunder were given a boost by the performance of the Davies’ brothers with both bat and ball, as debutant Joel joined brother Oliver […]

Hurricanes hold on in heave-fest

DESPITE an outstanding knock from veteran Chris Lynn, the Adelaide Strikers could not make it past the Hobart Hurricanes, falling by seven wickets at Blundstone Arena on Monday night. The Hurricanes entered the match on the bottom of the Big Bash League (BBL) ladder, in dire need of a win to get going after letting […]

Sixers whether Hurricanes to get off the mark

THE SYDNEY Sixers notched their first win of BBL|12 on Thursday night, weathering the Hobart Hurricanes in a rain-affected clash at the SCG. With the six-run victory in 14 overs apiece, the home side moves out of bottom spot on the Big Bash ladder. Sydney won the toss and elected to bat first on an […]

In Dre Russ we trust – Renegades pull off another epic chase

A PLAYER of the match performance from Andre Russell has helped muscle the Melbourne Renegades to a third consecutive win to start BBL|12, after defeating the Brisbane Heat on Wednesday night. Playing his third of four allotted matches for the season, Russell formed a crucial 81-run partnership with Aaron Finch to set up his side’s […]

Adelaide strikes Thunder twice in BBL|12

ADELAIDE Strikers have moved to 3-0 on the new Big Bash League (BBL) season after defeating the Sydney Thunder for the second time in five days. The home side won by six wickets in a clinical chase at Adelaide Oval, moving past the Thunder’s set total of 5-150 with eight balls to spare. Less than […]

It’s time to Dool! Spinner stars in Hurricanes win

HOBART Hurricanes tweaker Paddy Dooley has left the Perth Scorchers in a spin, claiming four crucial wickets to inspire his side to its first win of the new Big Bash League (BBL) season. In just his third BBL outing, Dooley produced a definitive set of six in the 16th over, removing set batter Josh Inglis […]

Vintage Finch gets ‘Gades home

A MEMORABLE weekend of Big Bash League (BBL) cricket was capped off on Sunday night by a vintage Aaron Finch performance. The legendary white ball performer dragged his Melbourne Renegades over the line at Marvel Stadium, notching 70* (43) to chase down the Sydney Thunder’s total with a ball to spare. Last year’s wooden spooner […]

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