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BBL 2019

17 Dec 2019 - 8 Feb 2020

Big Bash League 2019 will be the ninth season of the premier men’s Twenty20 domestic tournament in Australia. The Big Bash League season will run from 17 December 2019 to 8 February 2020. Melbourne Renegades are the defending champions of Big Bash.


Teams


There are no changes in the teams from the last season. The eight teams participating in the tournament are:


  1. Adelaide Strikers
  2. Brisbane Heat
  3. Hobart Hurricanes
  4. Melbourne Renegades
  5. Melbourne Stars
  6. Perth Scorchers
  7. Sydney Sixers
  8. Sydney Thunder


Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Stars are the only two who are yet to win the BBL trophy. Melbourne stars are the runners-up of the last season.Each team will have a total of 18 members. No team can have more than two overseas players in the squad.


Also see - BBL winners list


Venues


GroundHome Team(s)
Adelaide Oval, AdelaideAdelaide Strikers
The Gabba , BrisbaneBrisbane Heat
Metricon Stadium, Gold CoastBrisbane Heat, Melbourne Stars
Blundstone Arena, HobartHobart Hurricanes
University of Tasmania Stadium, LauncestonHobart Hurricanes
Marvel Stadium, MelbourneMelbourne Renegades
GMHBA Stadium, GeelongMelbourne Renegades
Melbourne Cricket Stadium, MelbourneMelbourne Stars
Optus Stadium, PerthPerth Scorchers
Sydney Cricket Ground, SydneySydney Sixers
Sydney Showground Stadium, SydneySydney Thunders
Manuka Oval, CanberraSydney Thunders
TIO Traeger Park, Alice Springs---


Format


The BBL 09 will have 61 matches, two more than last season. All the eight teams will play two matches against each other. At the end of the 56 matches, the top five teams will advance to Playoff phase.


The Playoff phase has gone through a big change compared to last year. This year even the fifth-placed team will be able to qualify for the Playoff stage. The play-off matches have been given special names. They are called The Eliminator, The Qualifier, The Knock-Out, The Challenger and The Final.


BBL - Hurricanes v Scorchers


The Eliminator will be played between the fifth and fourth-placed team. The losing side will be knocked out and the winner of this match will face the third-placed team in the league table in The Knock-Out. The winner of The Knock-Out. The team losing this game will be out of the BBL and the winner will go on to play The Challenger. The Qualifier will be played between the top two teams of the League table. The winner of this match will directly qualify for the final whereas the losing side will play The Challenger match. The winning team The Challenger will join the winner of The Qualifier in The Final.


The other big change in BBL this time around is regarding the Super Over. In case of a tie in the Super Over, there will be further Super Overs until the tie is broken.


Videos
Jofra Archer declares his unavailability for BBL 10 

Jofra Archer declares his unavailability for BBL 10 

3 teams that could sign Yuvraj Singh in the Big Bash League

3 teams that could sign Yuvraj Singh in the Big Bash League

Cricket Australia working to find BBL team for Yuvraj Singh

Cricket Australia working to find BBL team for Yuvraj Singh

Why Cricket Australia have shelved their ambitious BBL international player draft plan

Why Cricket Australia have shelved their ambitious BBL international player draft plan

Cricket Australia announces schedule for BBL 10 and WBBL 06

Cricket Australia announces schedule for BBL 10 and WBBL 06

5 changes that BBL can implement to improve the competition

5 changes that BBL can implement to improve the competition

Free hit for wide ball, BBL may come up with new rules for the 10th season

Free hit for wide ball, BBL may come up with new rules for the 10th season

Jason Gillespie: "I never applied to coach the Indian cricket team, but I was flattered"

Jason Gillespie: "I never applied to coach the Indian cricket team, but I was flattered"

Brad Hogg picks 'resilient' Adam Zampa as favorite leg-spinner among active players

Brad Hogg picks 'resilient' Adam Zampa as favorite leg-spinner among active players

Big Bash League 2019-20: Top 5 run scorers from the tournament

Big Bash League 2019-20: Top 5 run scorers from the tournament

BBL 2019: How Sydney Sixers clinched the Big Bash League title

BBL 2019: How Sydney Sixers clinched the Big Bash League title

5 cricketers picked for IPL 2020 who shone in Big Bash League

5 cricketers picked for IPL 2020 who shone in Big Bash League

Big Bash League 2019-20: Team of the tournament

Big Bash League 2019-20: Team of the tournament

BBL 2019-20: 'Read somewhere that we were tipped to finish last or second last' says skipper Moises Henriques after winning Big Bash final with Sydney Sixers

BBL 2019-20: 'Read somewhere that we were tipped to finish last or second last' says skipper Moises Henriques after winning Big Bash final with Sydney Sixers

SIX vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tip & Playing 11 Updates for Today's BBL 2019-20 Match - Feb 8th, 2020

SIX vs STA Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tip & Playing 11 Updates for Today's BBL 2019-20 Match - Feb 8th, 2020

BBL 2019-20: Marcus Stoinis becomes the player to score most runs in a single edition of the tournament; overtakes D'Arcy Short

BBL 2019-20: Marcus Stoinis becomes the player to score most runs in a single edition of the tournament; overtakes D'Arcy Short

Ricky Ponting responds to Marcus Stoinis' exclusion from South African tour

Ricky Ponting responds to Marcus Stoinis' exclusion from South African tour

Sensational Stoinis and Larkin steer Stars to BBL final

Sensational Stoinis and Larkin steer Stars to BBL final

KKR recruit Tom Banton re-signs with BBL side Brisbane Heat for 2 more years

KKR recruit Tom Banton re-signs with BBL side Brisbane Heat for 2 more years

STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction (The Challenger), Fantasy Cricket Tip & Playing XI Updates for Today's BBL Match - Feb 6th, 2020

STA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction (The Challenger), Fantasy Cricket Tip & Playing XI Updates for Today's BBL Match - Feb 6th, 2020

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