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.
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.
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.
Pakistan all rounder Shoaib Malik may face disciplinary action from his home department for flying off to Australia for the Big Bash T20 tournament while the domestic season was still on in the country.
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.
Talent scouts from the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) will reportedly be watching every game of this season`s Big Bash League in Australia in order to target potential players for the major auction, which would be held next February.
The technical committee of T20 Big Bash League (BBL) has approved three changes to the Melbourne Renegades squad, including Zimbabwean-born Solomon Mire’s elevation as community rookie to be eligible for selection in the Renegades final XI for Friday’s opening match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Australia opener David Warner says controversial West Indian all-rounder Marlon Samuels needs to "control himself" better on the field following his recent clash with Shane Warne in the Big Bash League (BBL).