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Big Bash League 2016-17

The 2016-17 Big Bash League will be the sixth edition of Australian T20 domestic league KFC Big Bash League. Sydney Thunder are the title defending champions in BBL-06 season. The championship is set to be played between 20 December and 28 January. A total of 35 matches will be played between 8 teams with opening match will take place at Spotless Stadium where title defenders Thunders to meet Sydney Sixers.

Big Bash League 2016-17

Venues

8 venues across Australia will be hosting 6th season of KFC Big Bash League from 20 December to 28 January. Semi-Finals and Final match venues haven’t been confirmed yet.

  1. Spotless Stadium, Sydney
  2. Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
  3. Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  4. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  5. Etihad Stadium, Melbourne
  6. WACA, Perth
  7. Blundstone Arena, Hobart
  8. Gabba, Brisbane

Teams

There will be 8 teams playing against each other in the first stage of championship just like previous Big Bash editions. Top 4 teams after competing in the early stage, will make their place into semi-finals. The participating eight franchise based teams are:

  1. Sydney Thunder
  2. Sydney Sixers
  3. Melbourne Renegades
  4. Melbourne Stars
  5. Brisbane Heat
  6. Perth Scorchers
  7. Hobart Hurricanes
  8. Adelaide Strikers

Fixtures

The fixtures and matches schedule for BBL|06 were announced on 7th June 2016. Tournament is set to kick off with derby match between Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers on 20 December at Spotless Stadium.

Date Match Fixture Venue
20 December 2016 Match 1 Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers Spotless Stadium
21 December 2016 Match 2 Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat Adelaide Oval
22 December 2016 Match 3 Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Etihad Stadium
23 December 2016 Match 4 Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes SCG
23 December 2016 Match 5 Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers WACA
26 December 2016 Match 6 Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars Blundstone Arena
27 December 2016 Match 7 Sydney Sixers vs Perth Scorchers SCG
28 December 2016 Match 8 Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat Spotless Stadium
29 December 2016 Match 9 Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers Etihad Stadium
30 December 2016 Match 10 Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes Gabba
31 December 2016 Match 11 Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Sixers Adelaide Oval
1 January 2017 Match 12 Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades MCG
1 January 2017 Match 13 Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder WACA
2 January 2017 Match 14 Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers Blundstone Arena
3 January 2017 Match 15 Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers Gabba
4 January 2017 Match 16 Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars Spotless Stadium
5 January 2017 Match 17 Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat WACA
6 January 2017 Match 18 Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes Adelaide Oval
7 January 2017 Match 19 Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars Etihad Stadium
8 January 2017 Match 20 Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Blundstone Arena
9 January 2017 Match 21 Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades SCG
10 January 2017 Match 22 Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers MCG
11 January 2017 Match 23 Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers Gabba
12 January 2017 Match 24 Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes Etihad Stadium
14 January 2017 Match 25 Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder SCG
14 January 2017 Match 26 Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars WACA
16 January 2017 Match 27 Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades Adelaide Oval
17 January 2017 Match 28 Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat MCG
18 January 2017 Match 29 Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers Spotless Stadium
20 January 2017 Match 30 Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades Gabba
21 January 2017 Match 31 Hobart Hurricanes vs Perth Scorchers Blundstone Arena
21 January 2017 Match 32 Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers MCG
24 January 2017 Match 33 1st Semi-Final: Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars WACA
25 January 2017 Match 34 2nd Semi-Final: Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers Gabba
28 January 2017 Match 35 Final: Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers WACA

BBL|06 Broadcasting Rights

TEN Network is the official broadcasting partner of KFC Big Bash League, hence it will air live BBL-06 cricket matches in Australia. Star Sports to telecast live bblt20 games in Indian sub-continent.

Find full list of tv channels, broadcasting networks and sites to watch live streaming of big bash 2016-17.

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