KFC BBL|09 - Big Bash League - 2019-2020
The Big Bash League is ready to heat up the summer
The summertime means one thing - Big Bash is back!
This year welcomes the ninth edition of the Big Bash League, and if last season is anything to go by, this summer is set to be a hot one.
Big Bash League
Is there any better way to enjoy the gorgeous summer sun and beautiful balmy nights than at the cricket? We think not, so we've pulled together a handy guide to prepare you before Big Bash tickets go on sale.
No matter who you follow - Adelaide Strikers, Brisbane Heat, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Sixers, or Sydney Thunder - it's sure to be a season of superb sizes, big hits, spectacular catches, and an electric atmosphere unlike anything else you'll experience. The 2019/20 Big Bash season will be shorter than last summer - reducing from 54 days to 42. But that doesn't mean there is any less action on the cards.
BBL 08 saw Melbourne Renegades come out on top, stealing their first-ever Big Bash League title from crosstown rivals the Stars. While it was a disappointing finish for the Stars, their improvement from BBL 07 - where they finished last on the ladder - sets them up to go one better this time around. Last year's other finalists Sydney Sixers and minor premiers Hobart Hurricanes will also both be hoping to round out the season with the trophy in their hands. Don't count out Brisbane Heat, Sydney Thunder, BBL 07 champions Adelaide Strikers, or bottom of the table Perth Scorchers.
There is set to be a huge shakeup come finals time. For the first time in Big Bash League history, a final-five will be in place for the 2019/20 tournament. That means, in addition to the 56 home and away games in the regular season there will be five finals, with the decider locked in for Saturday 8 February. The new system means that the top two teams get a double-chance, ensuring first and second on the ladder have to best chance of making it through. The new format will also give fifth place a chance to reach the big dance - if they can win four consecutive finals.
As an added bonus, the finals will be spread across two weeks, with every final set to be played at night.
Alongside all the fast-paced action on the field, expect the three-hours of non-stop action you've come to love from a Big Bash night out. Great music, breathtaking fireworks, and unique boundary performances from each BBL club come together to create a hugely entertaining experience.
Grab your tickets to this Big Bash season at ticketmaster.com.au
Big Bash League Fixtures 2019-20
Date - Home - Away - Venue - Time (AEDT) - Broadcast
Tue Dec 17 - Brisbane Heat v Sydney Thunder - The Gabba - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Wed Dec 18 - Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers - SCG - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Thu Dec 19 - Melbourne Renegades -v- Sydney Thunder - GMHBA Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Fri Dec 20 - Hobart Hurricanes -v- Sydney Sixers - TIO Traeger Park - 2:45 PM - Seven/Fox
Fri Dec 20 - Brisbane Heat -v- Melbourne Stars - Metricon Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Sat Dec 21 - Sydney Thunder -v- Adelaide Strikers - TBC - 6:10 PM - Fox
Sat Dec 21 - Perth Scorchers -v- Melbourne Renegades - Optus Stadium - 9:10 PM - Fox
Sun Dec 22 - Melbourne Stars -v- Hobart Hurricanes - TBC - 2:45 PM - Seven/Fox
Sun Dec 22 - Sydney Sixers -v- Brisbane Heat - SCG - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Mon Dec 23 - Adelaide Strikers -v- Perth Scorchers - Adelaide Oval - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Tue Dec 24 - Hobart Hurricanes -v- Melbourne Renegades - Blundstone Arena - 2:45 PM - Fox
Thu Dec 26 - Perth Scorchers -v- Sydney Sixers - Optus Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Fri Dec 27 - Melbourne Stars -v- Adelaide Strikers - Metricon Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Sat Dec 28 - Sydney Sixers -v- Sydney Thunder - SCG - 7:10 PM - Fox
Sun Dec 29 - Melbourne Renegades -v- Adelaide Strikers - Marvel Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Mon Dec 30 - Hobart Hurricanes -v- Melbourne Stars - UTAS Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Tue Dec 31 - Adelaide Strikers -v- Sydney Thunder - Adelaide Oval - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Wed Jan 1 - Brisbane Heat -v- Perth Scorchers - Metricon Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Thu Jan 2 - Sydney Thunder -v- Melbourne Stars - Sydney Showground - 3:40 PM - Fox
Thu Jan 2 - Melbourne Renegades -v- Sydney Sixers - Marvel Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Fri Jan 3 - Hobart Hurricanes -v- Brisbane Heat - Blundstone Arena - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Sat Jan 4 - Melbourne Stars -v- Melbourne Renegades - MCG - 7:10 PM - Fox
Sun Jan 5 - Sydney Sixers -v- Adelaide Strikers - TBC - 6:40 PM - Seven/Fox
Sun Jan 5 - Perth Scorchers -v- Hobart Hurricanes - Optus Stadium - 9:40 PM - Fox
Mon Jan 6 - Sydney Thunder -v- Brisbane Heat - Sydney Showground - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Tue Jan 7 - Melbourne Renegades -v- Perth Scorchers - GMHBA Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Wed Jan 8 - Adelaide Strikers -v- Sydney Sixers - Adelaide Oval - 3:40 PM - Fox
Wed Jan 8 - Melbourne Stars -v- Sydney Thunder - MCG - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Thu Jan 9 - Brisbane Heat -v- Hobart Hurricanes - The Gabba - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Fri Jan 10 - Melbourne Renegades -v- Melbourne Stars - Marvel Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Sat Jan 11 - Sydney Thunder -v- Hobart Hurricanes - Sydney Showground - 6:10 PM - Fox
Sat Jan 11 - Perth Scorchers -v- Brisbane Heat - Optus Stadium - 9:10 PM - Fox
Sun Jan 12 - Adelaide Strikers -v- Melbourne Renegades - Adelaide Oval - 3:40 PM - Fox
Sun Jan 12 - Melbourne Stars -v- Sydney Sixers - MCG - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Mon Jan 13 - Hobart Hurricanes -v- Perth Scorchers - Blundstone Arena - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Tue Jan 14 - Brisbane Heat -v- Adelaide Strikers - The Gabba - 3:40 PM - Fox
Wed Jan 15 - Sydney Thunder -v- Melbourne Renegades - TBC - 6:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Wed Jan 15 - Perth Scorchers -v- Melbourne Stars - Optus Stadium - 9:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Thu Jan 16 - Sydney Sixers -v- Hobart Hurricanes - SCG - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Fri Jan 17 - Adelaide Strikers -v- Brisbane Heat - Adelaide Oval - 3:40 PM - Fox
Sat Jan 18 - Melbourne Stars -v- Perth Scorchers - MCG - 3:40 PM - Fox
Sat Jan 18 - Sydney Thunder -v- Sydney Sixers - Sydney Showground - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Sun Jan 19 - Hobart Hurricanes -v- Adelaide Strikers - UTAS Stadium - 2:45 PM - Seven/Fox
Sun Jan 19 - Brisbane Heat -v- Melbourne Renegades - Gabba - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Mon Jan 20 - Sydney Sixers -v- Melbourne Stars - SCG - 6:40 PM - Seven/Fox
Mon Jan 20 - Perth Scorchers -v- Sydney Thunder - Optus Stadium - 9:40 PM - Seven/Fox
Tue Jan 21 - Melbourne Renegades -v- Hobart Hurricanes - Marvel Stadium - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Wed Jan 22 - Adelaide Strikers -v- Melbourne Stars - Adelaide Oval - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Thu Jan 23 - Brisbane Heat -v- Sydney Sixers - Gabba - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Fri Jan 24 - Hobart Hurricanes -v- Sydney Thunder - Blundstone Arena - 6:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Fri Jan 24 - Perth Scorchers -v- Adelaide Strikers - Optus Stadium - 9:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Sat Jan 25 - Sydney Sixers -v- Melbourne Renegades - SCG - 3:40 PM - Fox
Sat Jan 25 - Melbourne Stars -v- Brisbane Heat - MCG - 7:10 PM - Fox
Sun Jan 26 - Sydney Thunder -v- Perth Scorchers - Sydney Showground - 2:45 PM - Seven/Fox
Sun Jan 26 - Adelaide Strikers -v- Hobart Hurricanes - Adelaide Oval - 7:10 PM - Seven/Fox
Mon Jan 27 - Melbourne Renegades -v- Brisbane Heat - Marvel Stadium - 2:45 PM - Seven/Fox
Date - Home - Away - Venue - Time (AEDT) - Broadcast
Thu Jan 30 - 4th-placed side -v- 5th-placed side - TBC - TBC - Seven/Fox
Fri Jan 31 - 1st-placed side -v- 2nd-placed side - TBC - TBC - Seven/Fox
Sat Feb 1 - 3rd-placed side -v- Winner elimination final - TBC - TBC - Seven/Fox
Thu Feb 6 - Loser qualifying final -v- Winner semi-final - TBC - TBC - Seven/Fox
Sat Feb 8 - Winner qualifying final -v- Winner preliminary final - TBC - TBC - Seven/Fox
While RIPEFRUIT goes to every effort to ensure the above fixtures are correct we cannot guarantee accuracy. BBL fixtures are subject to change at Cricket Australia's discretion. Visit the official BBL fixtures for the latest fixtures.
Big Bash League is broadcast on Fox Sports and the Seven Network.
BBL Clubs / Teams
ANZ Stadium | Stadium Australia
Blundstone Arena | Bellerive Oval - Hobart
Brisbane Cricket Ground | The Gabba
GMHBA Stadium | Kardinia Park (Geelong)
Manuka Oval - UNSW Canberra Oval
Marvel Stadium (Docklands Stadium)
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Metricon Stadium | Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast
Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)
Ted Summerton Oval / Reserve - Moe
TIO Traeger Park
UTAS | University of Tasmania Stadium
Big Bash League
When & Where
Date/s: Tuesday 17th December 2019 - Saturday 8th February 2020
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