The third season of the WBBL broke plenty of run-scoring records, with shots clearing the boundary more frequently than ever before, but work still remains before the tournament realises its full potential
With six teams chasing four spots ahead of the WBBL's last leg, there's much to play for after a topsy-turvy week for a few of the franchises
- More sixes, and sensational Sixers
- Satterthwaite, (super) Saturday and the qualifying puzzle
- Sydney rivals dominate; Stars, Hurricanes in sharp decline
- Corinne Hall to replace Knight as Hurricanes captain
Hat-tricks, last-ball thrillers and swinging fortunes made for an action-packed second week at WBBL 2017-18
Hall will take over the captaincy from Heather Knight, who will miss the upcoming season as she recovers from a foot injury
Kumar Sangakkara has signed with the Hobart Hurricanes for the 2015-16 BBL season
Chris Lynn equalled the record for the fastest BBL half-century as the Brisbane Heat ended the Hobart Hurricanes' chances of reaching the knockout stages with an 18-run victory at the Gabba
Darren Sammy, the West Indies Twenty20 captain, will make his BBL debut this coming summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes
The Scorchers win the BBL on their third attempt, in front of their home crowd
Ben Dunk blasted the Hobart above Brisbane in the Big Bash League table with a convincing victory at the Bellerive Oval. Dunk's 87 helped his side to a huge total that was easily defended with three wickets for Cameron Boyce.
Adelaide Strikers secured a vital victory in their push for a semi-final place with a confident 38-run success against Hobart Hurricanes to move third in the table.
The Hobart Hurricanes are probably the most unassuming and underrated side in the Big Bash League, but they are fast becoming the team to beat after another polished all-round display to dispose of the Sydney Sixers by 42 runs
All the top stories from October 17
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