newscricket21 hours ago

BBL 2019 | Melbourne Stars re-sign Sandeep Lamichhane for upcoming season

Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Stars have re-signed Nepal's spin sensation Sandeep Lamichhane for the upcoming season of the tournament. The teenager played eight matches for the Stars last season, but then had to leave the team due to his Bangladesh Premier League commitments.
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newscricketa month ago

Nathan Coulter-Nile signs multi-year deal with Melbourne Stars

Australia pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile has ended his association with the Perth Scorchers and will join a new franchise in the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League tournament. On Thursday, the Stars confirmed that Coulter-Nile will be joined by Western Australians Clint Hinchliffe and Lance Morris.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | BBL to experiment with microchip embedded Kookaburra ball

A cricket ball with an embedded microchip could be the latest innovation to hit the Big Bash League this summer, with Kookaburra also keen to see it used at Test level soon. Kookaburra is in the final stages of testing the new product that could give it another point on rival Dukes.
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newscricket2 months ago

Cricket Australia make structural changes to domestic One-day competition

Ahead of the 2019/20 season, Cricket Australia have decided to revamp the structure of their domestic One-day competition, which is set to kick off from September 21. The changes have been made on the hindsight of International Australian players partaking in some of the domestic One-day matches.
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newscricket2 months ago

David Warner has less than a five percent chance to play in the Big Bash, reveals his manager

David Warner’s manager James Erskine feels that the player won’t be participating in the upcoming season of the Big Bash League in all probability considering the hectic schedule he has ahead of the tournament. Though the season’s length has been curtailed, Warner’s participation remains doubtful.
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newscricket2 months ago

Cricket Australia introduces five-team finals for BBL 2019-20

In order to make the road to finals more interesting, Cricket Australia has revamped their structure for the path to the finals as a five-team finals series has been introduced for the upcoming Big Bash League. CA aimed to make the format much fairer to the sides finishing in the top two.
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newscricket2 months ago

2019/20 Big Bash League season to be played within a shorter time frame

Cricket Australia has announced that it has reduced the length of the upcoming season of the country’s cash-rich T20 tournament, the Big Bash League, to ensure better participation from players and audiences. The move was made after feedback showed various sources requesting for the same.
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newscricket4 months ago

AB de Villiers backtracks from Big Bash League, leaves Cricket Australia in quandary

After showing interest in the league, AB de Villiers has pulled himself out of Big Bash League for 2019-20 after getting to know Cricket Australia’s internal plans. The decision has left Cricket Australia in a huge quandary as they had promised de Villiers’ presence to their host broadcasters.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2019 | Shane Watson to retire from Big Bash League

Shane Watson has officially called time on his career in the Big Bash League, Australia’s premier franchise based tournament. Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts has confirmed this development today, but there was no mention on his retirement from other leagues around the world.
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newscricket5 months ago

Franchises pick us because we adjust to conditions, says Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi has stated that himself, and his fellow country spinners Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman, adjust to conditions very well, justifying their selections in different leagues around the world. He also shared how he strategizes to play in different conditions and for different teams.
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