Big Bash T20

  • TV networks tussle for Australian cricket rights May 10, 2013

    Sydney: Australia's Ten Network television has offered Cricket Australia Aus$500 million (US$505 million) in cash for coverage rights over the next five years, sparking a legal battle, reports said on Friday. The bid is well above the $45 million Nine Network has paid annually over the last seven years for international...
  • Sydney Thunder coach backs struggling Gayle January 2, 2013

    Sydney: Sydney Thunder head coach Shane Duff has thrown his support behind embattled West Indies star Chris Gayle, following the opener's latest failure. Gayle managed just nine runs as Thunder crashed to a fourwicket loss to Sydney Sixers, their sixth straight loss in the Australian Big Bash, reports CMC. "It's always...
  • Warne to captain Melbourne in T20 Big Bash August 21, 2012

    Sydney: Legspin legend Shane Warne will captain his Melbourne Twenty20 team this season, he said Tuesday, adding that talks were still underway to bring Olympic sprint king Usain Bolt into the squad. Warne is leading a campaign to bring the champion sprinter who won the 100m and 200m events at this...
  • Pollard out of Big Bash with hamstring tear December 16, 2011

    Sydney: West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been ruled out of the Big Bash League Twenty20 cricket tournament with a tear in his right hamstring. It was a major blow for the much-hyped Twenty20 domestic tournament as it has lost a big draw card. Scans revealed that the Adelaide Strikers star...