Men’s Big Bash League (MBBL) is an Australian professional domestic cricket tournament for men.
Since its inception in 2011, Cricket Australia has been conducting Men’s Big Bash League on the KFC T20 Big Bash format. The tournament is played in the months of December to February, during the southern hemisphere summer.
Men’s BBL consists of 8 city-based franchise teams while previously in KFC Twenty 20 BB format, only six teams had participated. Out of 8 professional Australian teams, six teams have already won the title for at least one time. Sydney Sixers are the two-time champions of this domestic league.
In the 9th season of BBL, Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Stars by 9 runs to win the champion’s trophy while the team won the 8th edition against Melbourne Renegades. The other four teams which have won the BBL championship title are Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunder, and Brisbane Heat.
Since the inception of Men’s BBL in 2011, KFC has been sponsoring the competition. Additionally, apart from the inaugural season, MBBL has been played under the same format every year. There were some changes in rule in 2018-2019, each team will be given the opportunity to play twice before the finale series. Hence, 56 regular matches are being played from BBL 8th edition.
Men’s Big Bash League Team and Captains
|Adelaide Strikers||Travis Head|
|Brisbane Heat||Chris Lynn|
|Hobart Hurricanes||Matthew Wade|
|Melbourne Renegades||Aaron Finch|
|Melbourne Stars||Glenn Maxwell|
|Perth Scorchers||Mitchell Marsh|
|Sydney Sixers||Moises Henriques|
|Sydney Thunder||Callum Ferguson|
Men’s Big Bash League 2020-2021
The 10th season of MBBL will commence on December 10, 2020. Men’s Big Bash League (MBBL) 2020 -2021 has fixed a total of 61 matches among all the team players.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Twenty20 format MBBL 2020-21 will be played at 7 neutral venues, namely the Bellerive Oval, The Gabba, Metricon Stadium, Manuka Oval, York Park, Adelaide Oval, and Carrara Stadium.