The Rebel Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) is the women’s counterpart of the KFC Big Bash T20 League. Various international female cricket players from all over the world participate in the event, representing eight teams.
The WBBL 2018-19 will be the 4th season of the tournament. The tournament will start on 1 December 2018 and the final will be played on 26 January 2019.
Each team plays every other team twice i.e. 14 matches. After this stage, the top four placed sides advance to the semi-finals. A total of 59 matches will be played over 57 days.
Eight teams - Adelaide Strikers, Brisbane Heat, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder feature in the tournament.
The Sydney Thunder won the inaugural season in 2015-16 and the Sydney Sixers won the next two seasons.
As many as 20 venues will host this season of the WBBL. They are: The CitiPower Centre at St Kilda, North Sydney Oval No. 1, West Park at Burnie, Casey Fields in Cranbourne East, Blundstone Arena in Hobart, The Gabba in Brisbane, SCG, WACA Ground in Perth, Adelaide Oval, Hurstville Oval, Lilac Hill, Spotless Stadium in Sydney, Optus Stadium in Perth, UTAS Stadium in Launceston, MCG, Blacktown International Sportsground, Harrup Park in Mackay, Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide, Traeger Park in Alice Springs and the Cazaly’s Stadium.