BBL

Ricky Ponting not keen on dumping commentary commitments for coaching
Ricky Ponting not keen on dumping commentary commitments for coaching

The success in the Indian Premier league (IPL) with Mumbai Indians notwithstanding, former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting would not be tempted into abandoning his Big Bash League (BBL) commentary commitments for a more involved move into coaching.

Shane Watson signs for Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League
Shane Watson signs for Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League

Australian Twenty20 side Sydney Thunder has unveiled allrounder Shane Watson as their latest signing for next season's Big Bash League (BBL) domestic competition.

Melbourne Renegades sign Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle for Big Bash League
Melbourne Renegades sign Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle for Big Bash League

Australian side Melbourne Renegades have added two of the West Indies cricket team’s popular stars Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo to their squad for next season’s T20 Big Bash League (BBL).

Big Bash League: Daniel Vettori named coach of Brisbane Heat
Big Bash League: Daniel Vettori named coach of Brisbane Heat

Retired New Zealand spin great Daniel Vettori on Thursday replaced Australia's Stuart Law as coach of Twenty20 Big Bash League franchise Brisbane Heat for the next three seasons.

BBL side Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach
BBL side Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach and New Zealand legend Stephen Fleming will take over from Greg Shipperd at Melbourne Stars for next season’s Big Bash League (BBL).

Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann
Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann believes former Test cricketer Justin Langer is the right person to succeed him, considering the success he has already achieved in Western Australia.

Shaun Marsh, Moises Henriques to come of age: Darren Lehmann
Shaun Marsh, Moises Henriques to come of age: Darren Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann believes the two standout batsmen from T20 Big Bash League final - Shaun Marsh and Moises Henriques - are set to shine at international level.

Sydney Sixers' Moises Henriques suspended for a BBL match
Sydney Sixers' Moises Henriques suspended for a BBL match

Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques was Friday handed a one-match suspension after being penalised for his side's slow over rate in Wednesday's KFC T20 Big Bash League (BBL) final against Perth Scorchers.

Brett Lee denied fairytale hat-trick in Big Bash final
Brett Lee denied fairytale hat-trick in Big Bash final

Brett Lee was denied a last-ball hat-trick and a fairytale end to his professional cricket career as the Perth Scorchers scrambled a single off the fast bowler to win back-to-back Big Bash League titles in Canberra on Wednesday.

Andrew Flintoff entertains fans with superb Elvis Impression during Big Bash Game
Andrew Flintoff entertains fans with superb Elvis Impression during Big Bash Game

He might be 37, but when it comes to entertainment during cricket matches, you cannot keep Andrew Flintoff away for too long.

Brett Lee announces retirement from Twenty20 cricket
Brett Lee announces retirement from Twenty20 cricket

Former Australian speedster Brett Lee on Thursday announced his retirement from Twenty20 cricket.

England players jealous of me: Kevin Pietersen
England players jealous of me: Kevin Pietersen

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has once again criticised his former international colleagues, suggesting he was the victim of professional jealousy.

Kevin Pietersen sends timely reminder to England selectors with explosive knock
Kevin Pietersen sends timely reminder to England selectors with explosive knock

Voices in favour of maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen grew louder after the batsman compiled a knock of 66 runs off 44 balls in the Big Bash League.

Andrew Flintoff joins Brisbane in Big Bash League

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff joined Brisbane Heat on a short-term deal in the Big Bash League (BBL) on Thursday, extending his surprise return to Twenty20 cricket.

Brisbane Heat sign West Indies spinner Samuel Badree
Brisbane Heat sign West Indies spinner Samuel Badree

World No.1 Twenty20 bowler Samuel Badree will campaign in this year’s Big Bash League after penning a deal with Brisbane Heat.

Brisbane Heat close on Andrew Flintoff move
Brisbane Heat close on Andrew Flintoff move

Ex-England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is close to joining Brisbane Heat for the 2014-15 Big Bash League, the Australian club`s coach revealed in a British newspaper interview published on Tuesday.

Three Big Bash League teams fined
Three Big Bash League teams fined

 Cricket Australia (CA) Sunday announced that 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.

Sammy to play for Tasmania in Big Bash

West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy is to make his debut in Australia’s Big Bash League (BBL) this summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes.

BBL team Melbourne Renegades sign Moody as director

Former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody signed on as the director of cricket at Big Bash League (BBL) team Melbourne Renegades Tuesday. The 48-year-old will be responsible for list management, talent identification and recruitment.

CPL team Tallawahs appoints Arthur as coach

Former Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur will take charge of defending champions Jamaica Tallawahs for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL).