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newscricket5 days ago

BBL, WBBL to have DRS for the first time in the upcoming seasons; X-Factor, Bash Boost discarded

Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that DRS technology will be available for every Big Bash League fixture this summer, as well as in the women’s competitions. However, the Bash Boost point and X-Factor substitution rules, which were introduced by the BBL in 2020, have been discarded.
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newscricket2 months ago

David Warner might become first example of playing for match fee over contract, suggests Adam Gilchrist

Adam Gilchrist explained in detail the possible consequences of David Warner abandoning his home country's T20 league to go and compete in other tournaments, suggesting he might end up playing for Australia on a match-to-match basis. He went on to state Warner had earned such discretion for himself.
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newscricket8 months ago

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain's bowling action declared illegal by Cricket Australia

Pakistan speedster Mohammad Hasnain's bowling action has been declared illegal after the biochemical testing at an ICC accredited laboratory in Lahore. Hasnain's bowling action was reported by umpire Gerard Abood while playing for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League (BBL) on January 2.
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newscricket9 months ago

BBL 2021-22 | WATCH: Oliver Davies smashes an inside-out six against Rashid Khan

Oliver Davies smashed a maximum using an inside-out shot against Rashid Khan in a fixture between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunders which Thunders won by 22 runs. Davies played an unbeaten knock of 26 runs from 12 balls with two maximums playing a crucial role in a team total of 187/3.
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newscricket9 months ago

BBL 2021-22 | WATCH: Jason Behrendorff cleans up Mackenzie Harvey with a peach

In a BBL 11 fixture between the Melbourne Renegades and Perth Scorchers on Wednesday, Jason Behrendorff bowled a beautiful incoming delivery to castle Mackenzie Harvey for a duck. That was after Mitchell Marsh had sizzled with a 53-ball 86 in Scorchers' first-innings effort of 206/5.
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newscricket9 months ago

BBL 2021-22 | WATCH: Jimmy Peirson grabs a fabulous diving catch to dismiss Alex Ross

Brisbane Heat captain Jimmy Peirson grabbed a stunning one-handed catch on Sunday, diving across to his left behind the stumps to dismiss Sydney Thunder's Alex Ross, who tried to scoop a Mark Steketee delivery. Sam Billings smashed a 27-ball 64 to guide the Thunder to a total of 196/7.
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newscricket10 months ago

BBL 11 | VIDEO:  Andre Russell gets lucky as zing bails don’t come off after Tanveer Sangha delivery hits stumps

Andre Russell survived a narrow escape when he played on a Tanveer Sangha delivery onto his stumps, but the heavy zing bails didn’t come off to give him a reprieve during a BBL 2021-22 match between Melbourne Stars and Sydney Thunder in Sydney on Sunday. Stars eventually won the game by six wickets.
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newscricket10 months ago

BBL 2021-22 | WATCH: Jake Fraser-McGurk grabs a stunning acrobatic boundary catch to dismiss Jake Weatherald

Jake Fraser-McGurk grabbed a brilliant acrobatic catch at the deep mid-wicket boundary to dismiss Jake Weatherald during the third match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2021-22 between Melbourne Renegades and Adelaide Strikers on Tuesday. The Renegades eventually won the last-ball thriller by two runs.
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newscricketa year ago

Unmukt Chand becomes first-ever male Indian player in the BBL

Former India U-19 and India A captain Unmukt Chand on Thursday became the first India male player to sign for a Big Bash League (BBL) franchise. The 28-year-old announced his retirement from Indian cricket in August this year and moved to America after signing multi-year with Major League Cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

BBL 2021-22 | BBL considering radical change to timed out rule; bowlers could get 'free delivery' at stumps

The Big Bash League is considering an introduction of a radical change to the timed out rule ahead of the 2021/22 season, aiming to speed up play. As per the proposed change, if a batsman doesn’t turn up on time, a bowler will be allowed a free-hit with stumps exposed to get him out first ball.
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