The KFC T20 Big Bash League of Australia is the domestic T20 tournament of Australia and all the details about it is here in this single article. From this article you will know about the tournament, its structure, trophy and participating teams as well. So here we go…
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All about KFC T20 Big Bash League of Australia
The KFC T20 Big Bash League was started in 2011-12 after the reconstruction of the old KFC Big Bash League which was started in the middle of the last decade. This league has been administered by the Cricket Australia and it is based on round-robin games and then knockout finals. Total 8 teams participate in the league. The current champions of the KFC T20 Big Bash League are ‘Pert Scorchers’ and previously Sydney Sixers, Brisbane Heat too have won the tournament once. Aaron Finch has been the highest run scorers for the tournament and Ben Laughlin has took most number of wickets. Network Ten is the official broadcaster of the tournament and BigBash.com is the official website of the tournament.
The Trophy of the KFC T20 Big Bash League
A special contest was held in the year 2011 to select the design of the league trophy and the trophy was unveiled on 13th December that year after it was voted by the public.
The KFC T20 Big Bash League Teams
Each of the six Australian states has teams playing the KFC Big Bash League. The major two states of Victoria and New South Wales have two teams.
Adelaide Strikers | City: Adelaide, South Australia | Home Ground: Adelaide Oval
Brisbane Heat | City: Brisbane, Queensland | Home Ground: The Gabba
Hobart Hurricanes | City: Hobart, Tasmania | Home Ground: Bellerive Oval
Melbourne Renegades | City: Melbourne, Victoria | Home Ground: Etihad Stadium
Melbourne Stars | City: Melbourne, Victoria | Home Ground: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Perth Scorchers | City: Perth, Western Australia | Home Ground: WACA Ground
Sydney Sixers | City: Sydney, New South Wales | Home Ground: Sydney Cricket Ground
Sydney Thunder | City: Sydney, New South Wales | Home Ground: ANZ Stadium Sydney Showground Stadium
Winners of KFC T20 Big Bash League
2011-12 – Sydney Sixers beating Perth Scorchers by 7 wickets at the WACA Ground, Perth.
2012-13 – Brisbane Heats beating Perth Scorchers by 34 runs at WACA Ground, Perth
2013-14 – Perth Scorchers beating Hobart Hurricanes by 39 runs at WACA Ground, Perth