Sydney Thunder is a professional twenty20 Australia based cricket team that competes in KFC Big Bash League. It was launched in 2011 when the tournament was announced officially. Sydney Showground Stadium is the official ground for Thunders where they play home matches. The stadium is also popular as spotless stadium, situated at Sydney Olympic Park.
Thunders players wear lime green jersey and kit during the matches and promotions. Sydney Thunder claimed first ever BBL trophy under Michael Hussey’s captaincy in 2015-16 season.
Sydney Thunder Performance Year Wise
Sydney Thunder won only edition of Big Bash League in 2015-16 when they beat Melbourne Stars in the final match. Team didn’t have good time in first three BBL seasons. They were at the bottom meanwhile in the fourth season, Thunders just managed to climb at one step from bottom 8.
|Year||Result / Place|
|2011-12||Group Stage (8th Place)|
|2012-13||Group Stage (8th Place)|
|2013-14||Group Stage (8th Place)|
|2014-15||Group Stage (7th Place)|
|2015-16||Winner (1st Place)|
|2016-17||Group Stage (8th Place)|
Sydney Thunder Squad 2017-18
Sydney Thunder are set to play Sixers in 2016-17 KFC Big Bash League opening match on December 19. Shane Watson will be captaining Thunders in BBL|07.
|Shane Watson (Captain)||Australia||All-Rounder|
|Andre Russell||West Indies||All-Rounder|
Official Online Presence
Facebook: Sydney Thunder
Twitter: Sydney Thunder