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Super Smash: Sophie Devine completes 36-ball 100 to slam fastest century in women's T20 history for Wellington Blaze
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Super Smash: Sophie Devine completes 36-ball 100 to slam fastest century in women's T20 history for Wellington Blaze

Devine tore apart the Otago Sparks bowling attack, hitting nine sixes and seven fours to set up a 10-wicket win for her Wellington Blaze side.

England all-rounder Tom Curran pulls out of Big Bash League over virus bubble fatigue
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England all-rounder Tom Curran pulls out of Big Bash League over virus bubble fatigue

Tom Curran was the top wicket-taker last season for Sydney Sixers, who are the defending Big Bash League champions.

Afghanistan bowler Mujeeb Ur Rahman hospitalised in Australia after testing positive for COVID-19
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Afghanistan bowler Mujeeb Ur Rahman hospitalised in Australia after testing positive for COVID-19

The news comes a week out from Brisbane Heat’s season opener against the Melbourne Stars in Canberra and means Mujeeb will almost certainly miss Brisbane’s two matches in Australia's capital.

Cricket Australia bans mini bar in hotel rooms for Big Bash League to minimise interaction among cricketers
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Cricket Australia bans mini bar in hotel rooms for Big Bash League to minimise interaction among cricketers

Besides the no mini bar facility, BBL participants will only be allowed enter areas of the "Hub" earmarked for their team.

Shane Watson slams Big Bash League's rule changes, terms them misguided gimmicks
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Shane Watson slams Big Bash League's rule changes, terms them misguided gimmicks

Watson, who retired from all forms of cricket during the 13th IPL earlier this month, said the changes will make the game more complex.

Big Bash League introduces three new rules: X-factor, power surge and bash boost
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Big Bash League introduces three new rules: X-factor, power surge and bash boost

Trent Woodhill, the BBL's player acquisition and cricket consultant, said the best T20 leagues in the world are the ones that innovate, push the boundaries and challenge the status quo.

England's Jonny Bairstow set Big Bash League debut, signs up for Melbourne Stars
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England's Jonny Bairstow set Big Bash League debut, signs up for Melbourne Stars

The 10th edition of Australia's Twenty20 tournament begins on 10 December, although the 31-year-old will not be available until after Christmas.

South Africa great Morne Morkel to play Big Bash League for Brisbane Heat as an Australian
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South Africa great Morne Morkel to play Big Bash League for Brisbane Heat as an Australian

Morkel, 36, who played 86 Tests and 117 ODIs for the Proteas, moved to Australia in 2018, where he lives with his sports broadcaster wife and children.

Big Bash League pushed back by a week, but will be played in multiple cities, confirm organisers
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Big Bash League pushed back by a week, but will be played in multiple cities, confirm organisers

The women's version is currently being played entirely in Sydney and there were concerns that also might be the case for the men.

Shane Watson announces retirement from competitive cricket
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Shane Watson announces retirement from competitive cricket

Shane Watson retired from international cricket in 2016 and bid adieu to the Australian Big Bash League last year.

'Absolutely no chance': Steve Smith rules out participation in Big Bash League
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'Absolutely no chance': Steve Smith rules out participation in Big Bash League

Star Australian cricketers including Smith have been in a bio-bubble since August when they toured England before moving to the protected environment of the IPL in September.

AB de Villiers to skip Big Bash League due to COVID-19 pandemic and birth of third child
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AB de Villiers to skip Big Bash League due to COVID-19 pandemic and birth of third child

The two factors prompted the former South African skipper to pull out of the T20 league. The 36-year-old is currently playing in the Indian Premier League for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the UAE.

David Warner may skip Big Bash League due to bio-bubble fatigue, says Australia batsman's manager
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David Warner may skip Big Bash League due to bio-bubble fatigue, says Australia batsman's manager

The next edition of the BBL is set to take place from December 2020 to February 2021.

Yuvraj Singh eyeing stint in Big Bash League, on look out for a franchise, says report
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Yuvraj Singh eyeing stint in Big Bash League, on look out for a franchise, says report

No Indian player has ever featured in the BBL as the country's cricket board (BCCI) doesn't allow active players to take part in overseas leagues.

Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie to leave Sussex coaching job at end of county season
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Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie to leave Sussex coaching job at end of county season

A statement from the south coast club said Gillespie would be returning to Australia to take up a role with the South Australian Cricket Association. A statement from the south coast club said Gillespie would be returning to Australia to take up a role with the South Australian Cricket Association.

Australia's Big Bash League season scheduled to start in December, final in February
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Australia's Big Bash League season scheduled to start in December, final in February

The 10th season of Australia's Big Bash League is set to end on 6 February, depending on the continuing pandemic. The first BBL night match will start at the Adelaide Oval just as play ends in the first Test between India and Australia in Brisbane.

Watch: Brad Hogg suggests multiple ways to improve Australia's Big Bash League
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Watch: Brad Hogg suggests multiple ways to improve Australia's Big Bash League

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg recently suggested ways Cricket Australia could improve its Big Bash League (BBL) so as to increase people’s interest in the T20 league.

David Warner says international calendar will influence his decision on playing BBL
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David Warner says international calendar will influence his decision on playing BBL

Warner reflected on how in 2013-14, playing Twenty20 tournament without much gap between the Test cricket adversely impacted his performance.

Former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum calls for introduction of a New Zealand team in Big Bash League
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Former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum calls for introduction of a New Zealand team in Big Bash League

All cricket is on hold right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping through the globe with several tours and tournaments being either cancelled or postponed. Even the future of the T20 World Cup, scheduled for an 18 October start, is shrouded in uncertainty.

Brett Lee, Gautam Gambhir not in favour of splitting T20I format into four innings
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Brett Lee, Gautam Gambhir not in favour of splitting T20I format into four innings

The idea of splitting T20Is into four innings hasn’t gone down well with former cricketers Brett Lee and Gautam Gambhir.