If Cricket Australia is serious about resurrecting the Big Bash, they must consider ending David Warner’s lifetime leadership ban, writes Ben Horne.
Perth Scorchers coach Adam Voges has left the door open for a pursuit of former Brisbane Heat blaster Chris Lynn, after management for the Big Bash League’s record run scorer contacted rival teams.
Chris Lynn has been sensationally axed by the Brisbane Heat after a decade with the move set to spark a huge bidding war. So which clubs are circling?
Robert Craddock and Ben Horne
Brisbane Heat have not offered veteran batsman and BBL leading six-hitter Chris Lynn a new contract.
Cricket Australia has a radical plan to try to reignite the Big Bash League, but will it happen quickly enough for broadcasters to want to bid for the rights at the next TV deal?
Justin Langer is being lined up for a return to coaching less than two months after he resigned from Australian cricket’s top post.
Nick Hobson’s late-career revival has continued with his first multi-year professional contract at 27.
Pace ace Jhye Richardson believes reigning Big Bash champions Perth Scorchers are capable of building a dynasty on the back of consecutive grand final appearances.
Josh Philippe expects contract talks to start ramping up ‘pretty soon’ but right now is focussed on making runs for WA and continuing a career-best campaign.
With a second child on the way, Aussie superstar Usman Khawaja has made the ‘toughest decision’ of his illustrious cricket career.
Highly-rated WA Cricket and Perth Scorchers fitness guru Warren Andrews is off to the Indian Premier League after a recommendation from ex-Australian coach Justin Langer.
WA Cricket confident COVID has not spread through the squad beyond Jayden Goodwin’s diagnosis.
An opportunity to represent Australia in international cricket would be ‘more important’ to Tim David than his $1.5 million IPL contract, according to his former coach.
Hobart Hurricanes have secured WA power hitter Tim David for two more seasons, just days after the 25-year-old became an instant millionaire in the IPL auction.
West Australian batter Tim David has got a monster payday in the Indian Premier League auction after being snapped up by the Mumbai Indians for $1.53m.
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The BBL is in desperate need of a big shake-up and the league is determined to move in a bold new direction. Here’s what could change to reinvigorate the struggling competition.
Perth Scorchers super fan John Berecz has one big secret to his cricket tipping success: You needs runs on the board.
Shaun Marsh has signed a two-year deal with the Melbourne Renegades, as the Big Bash League franchise looks to avoid a fourth-straight wooden spoon next season.
WA cricket coach Adam Voges has no idea when and where his team’s domestic season will resume following the Big Bash break after Premier Mark McGowan’s recent border delay.
Jordan McArdle and Samantha Rogers
Perth Scorchers championship-winning coach Adam Voges had his say on a potential Big Bash League import draft next summer, saying he likes the setup the way it is now.
If the Sixers wanted Steve Smith available this summer then why didn’t they include him on their contract list?
From COVID outbreaks to last-minute fixture changes, late call-ups, unlikely heroes and a 50-day stint away from home, Perth Scorchers’ BBL11-winning campaign was like no other.
Big Bash final hero Laurie Evans has revealed he needed pain-killing injections before and during his player-of-the-match performance as Perth Scorchers stormed to a record fourth title.
Australian T20 World Cup hero Mitch Marsh was fittingly named the country’s international player of the year in that format during the annual Australian Cricket Awards.
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