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Sydney Thunder approached Tendulkar to play in BBL: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 19:05

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was reportedly approached by the Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Sydney Thunder to feature in this year`s edition of the Twenty20 tournament, but eventually the deal could not be reached.

T20 Big Bash: Changes approved to Scorchers squad

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 22:22

The KFC Twenty20 Big Bash League Technical Committee has approved changes to the Perth Scorchers squad, including the return of Australian international Adam Voges.

Rogers chooses holidays after Ashes to `recoup` ahead of Proteas clashes

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 17:38

Australian Test opener Chris Rogers has said that he is ready to take a break after the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney before he takes on the might of the world`s best Test team South Africa next month.

Heat, Sixers penalised for slow over rate

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 21:23

Brisbane Heat and the Sydney Sixers Monday were penalised for a slow over rate in their Big Bash T20 matches over the weekend.

Big Bash: Scorchers penalised for slow over rate

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 17:37

The Big Bash T20 League (BBL) has penalised Perth Scorchers for a slow over rate in the match against Brisbane Heat at the Gabba Sunday night.

Bird confident of Oz Test recall after four-wicket haul in Big Bash

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 20:08

Australian cricketer Jackson Bird fired a not-so-subtle reminder to national selectors on Friday night, dominating the Big Bash League opener in his return from a serious back injury.

Brett Lee `excited` at prospect of `lethal` Test pairing of Cummins, Johnson

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 16:03

Former Australian Test speedster Brett Lee has expressed his excitement at thought of pairing the recovering Pat Cummins with the fiery Mitchell Johnson to unleash a frightening pace attack, with the duo capable of cracking 150km/h.

Fawad Ahmed admits Ashes hopes were dented due to `pressure to perform`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 15:45

Pakistani refugee -turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has admitted that his bowling was affected by talk that he was in Ashes contention, for which he lost his way.

Dwayne Smith pulls out of Big Bash

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 13:46

West Indies cricketer Dwayne Smith has pulled out of the Big Bash League (BBL), Australia’s premier T20 tournament, the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) has confirmed. No reason has yet been given for Smith’s decision to withdraw and speculation has heightened in Barbados over the sudden move after he played in the final national Super50 trial match this week, BCA`s reported.

Gilchrist tips Ponting to be as sharp a commentator as captain

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 12:00

Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist are the marquee signings of an otherwise largely familiar commentary team, which will take the Twenty20 Big Bash League free to air for the first time on Network 10 on Friday night, according to reports.

Ashes members Bailey, Smith, Warner released for Big Bash

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 18:29

Cricket Australia (CA) will release Ashes team members George Bailey, Steve Smith and David Warner to play in the opening round of the Twenty20 Big Bash League (T20 BBL).

Brett Lee itching to get back to cricket during Big Bash League

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 14:46

Fiery quick Brett Lee is building up steam ahead of the third edition of the Big Bash League and says he is itching to get his cricket fix in, according to reports.