Sydney Sixers

  • Three Big Bash League teams fined for breaching contract guidelines 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Sunday announced that KFC Big Bash League teams, the Hobart Hurricanes, Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers, have each been fined for breaching the competition's Player Contracting and Remuneration Guidelines. The CA Integrity Unit found the Hurricanes entered into agreements with two players (Ben Dunk and Alex...
  • CLT20: The past champions September 2, 2014

    On October 28, 2012 at Johannesburg, Sydney Sixers beat Lions by ten wickets to claim the Champions League T20. The Mumbai Indians team posing with the 2011 CLT20 trophy, their first piece of silverware. The team led by Harbhajan Singh beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs to win the title.The second CLT20 was played in South Africa, where Chennai Super Kings triumphed over Warriors. Michael Hussey hit 52* in a one-sided final at Johannesburg on September 26, 2010. CSK also won the IPL that season.
  • Sydney Sixers sign West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Smith August 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Sydney Sixers on Saturday announced the signing of West Indian star Dwayne Smith as one of their international players for the upcoming KFC T20 Big Bash League season. Smith's signing comes after a purple patch of form in the recent Caribbean Premier League (CPL) where he was named in the...
  • Former Australia batsman Marcus North retires April 3, 2014

    Perth: Ex-Australia Test batsman Marcus North says he will retire from first-class cricket to pursue wine industry business interests in Britain and to play limited stints in English county cricket. North scored 886 runs at an average of 63.28 this season to lead his Western Australia side to its first domestic...
  • CLT20: The past champions September 13, 2013

    The second CLT20 was played in South Africa, where Chennai Super Kings triumphed over Warriors. Michael Hussey hit 52* in a one-sided final at Johannesburg. (AFP)CSK followed their IPL title by winning the coveted CLT20 on September 26, 2010. (AFP)The 2011 edition was won by Mumbai Indians, who under skipper Harbhajan Singh beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs at Chennai on October 9. (AP Photo)
  • 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 four-wicket loss to Sydney Sixers, their sixth straight loss in the Australian Big Bash, reports CMC. "It's always...
  • Stuart Clark to quit as Sydney Sixers manager November 21, 2012

    Sydney: Sydney Sixers' general manager Stuart Clark will step down from his post at the end of the Twenty20 Big Bash League. Fairfax Media understands the former Australian fast bowler will continue his sports administration elsewhere after the tournament ends in January. Clark quickly developed a reputation for innovation during...
  • Akmal joins Sydney Sixers in BBL November 6, 2012

    Islamabad: Reigning Champions League and Big Bash League title holders Sydney Sixers have signed Pakistan's hard-hitting middle order batsman Umar Akmal for the early part of BBL this season. Akmal will be available for Sixers' first three matches of the season next month before he is expected to join Pakistan's short...
  • Haddin credits 'outstanding' preparations for CLT20 win October 29, 2012

    Johannesburg: Sydney Sixers Sunday night mauled the Lions by 10 wickets to clinch the Champions League title and skipper Brad Haddin attributed the victory to their "outstanding" preparation for the final. "The preparation for this game was outstanding. We have been building for the win for two weeks. We were nervous...
  • CLT20: Sydney thrash Lions by 10 wickets to clinch title October 29, 2012

    Johannesburg: Sydney Sixers produced an all-round clinical display to clinch the Champions League Twenty20 title with a dominating 10-wicket victory over Highveld Lions in a lop-sided summit clash here on Sunday. The Sixers first rode on a brilliant bowling display by spinner Nathan McCullum (3/24) and pacer Josh Hazlewood (3/22)...
  • CLT20 final, Sydney Sixers vs Highveld Lions: As it happened October 29, 2012

    Sydney Sixers are at the verge of winning the CLT20 2012. Both the openers are going all guns blazing....
  • Sydney look favourites to win the CLT20 finale October 27, 2012

    Johannesburg: Invincible so far in the competition, Sydney Sixers are firm favourites for the title but South Africa's enterprising Highveld Lions would look to upset the Australian powerhouse's applecart when the two sides clash in the Champions League Twenty20 final here tomorrow. Sydney won each of their five matches --...
  • We're lucky to be in CLT20 final: Smith October 27, 2012

    Centurion: Sydney Sixers' allrounder Steve Smith said his team is lucky to sneak into the Champions League Twenty20 final after fortunes swung like a pendulum in its semi-final clash against Titans. Sixers won the battle of nerves against the Titans last night. Needing eight runs from the final over to reach...
  • Two best teams have made it to final: Haddin October 27, 2012

    Centurion: Sydney Sixers captain Brad Haddin feels that the "two best teams" have made it to the final of the Champions League T20. "We got our jail-free card," an ecstatic Haddin said. "No matter what format you play, you have got to execute your skills. We panicked a bit but but...
  • CLT20: Sydney beat Titans by 2 wickets to enter final October 27, 2012

    Centurion: Sydney Sixers kept kept their cool to beat Nashua Titans by two wickets in a nerve-wracking second semi-final of the Champions League Twenty20 here today. Needing eight runs from the final over to reach the target of 164, Sydney Sixers' Pat Cummins held his nerves to scamper home for a...
  • CLT20, Sydney Sixers vs Titans: As it happened October 27, 2012

    Sydney Sixers pulled off a thrilling victory against Nashua Titans to set a summit clash with Highveld Lions on Sunday....
  • Sydney look to beat Titans to the final berth October 26, 2012

    Centurion: A rampaging Sydney Sixers would look to maintain their winning momentum and book a berth in the final when they take on local side Titans in the second semi-final of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Friday. Sixers are the only side to have won all their four group matches...
  • Slow start cost us the game: Harbhajan Singh October 23, 2012

    Durban: Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh said the defending champions paid the price for a slow start in their 12-run loss to Sydney Sixers in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 at Kingsmead on Monday. Mumbai Indians' disastrous campaign in the tournament came to an end with...
  • CLT20: Sydney Sixers beat Mumbai Indians by 12 runs October 23, 2012

    Durban: Mumbai Indians' disastrous campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 came to an end with their third defeat in four matches as they meekly surrendered to Sydney Sixers by 12 runs at Kingsmead, here Monday night. Chasing a modest target of 137, Mumbai frittered away a good platform provided by openers...
  • MI look to salvage pride against Sydney October 21, 2012

    Durban: Their title defence having ended early with a whimper, Mumbai Indians would look to salvage some of their battered reputation with at least a win when they take on Sydney Sixers in an inconsequential Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Monday. Mumbai Indians came into the...
  • Sydney beat Lions by 5 wickets to reach semis October 18, 2012

    Cape Town: Shane Watson's dream run in shortest format continued as the allrounder smashed a quickfire 47 after claiming two wickets as Sydney Sixers beat Highveld Lions by five wickets to enter the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Thursday. Chasing 138 to win, Sydney Sixers overcame the challenge...
  • CLT20, Sydney vs Lions: as it happened October 18, 2012

    The Australian team chased down 138 with six balls to go to register their third successive win and reach the semi-finals....
  • Battle for supremacy as Sixers look to tame Lions October 17, 2012

    Cape Town: It will be a battle of elites when Sydney Sixers take on Highveld Lions in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 at Newlands here to maintain their supremacy at the points table. Both teams have been undefeated in the tournament so far, with Sixers beating...
  • CLT20: Sydney crush Yorkshire by 8 wickets October 16, 2012

    Cape Town: Australian side Sydney Sixers notched their second consecutive win in the Champions League Twenty20 with a dominating eight-wicket win over Yorkshire of England here on Tuesday. Sydney Sixers, who beat Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings in their first match, had little difficulty chasing down Yorkshire's score...
  • CLT20, Sydney Sixers vs Yorkshire: As it happened October 16, 2012

    Tournament favourites Sydney Sixers face Yorkshire in their Champions League game in Cape Town on Tuesday. Sixers are coming into this match after registering a 14-run win over Chennai Super Kings, while it's the first game for Yorkshire. Sixers are the champions of Australian domestic Twenty20 championship, the Big Bash League,...
  • Tackling Starc, Cummins will be key: Phil Jaques October 15, 2012

    Cape Town: Yorkshire's veteran batsman Phil Jaques believes that how his team tackles the Sydney Sixers fast-bowling duo of Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins will decide the outcome of their Champions League Twenty20 game on Tuesday. "They [Starc and Cummins] are two young players on the rise," Jaques said. "They...