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We needed to kill the game earlier - Maxwell on where it all went wrong

The Renegades captain Aaron Finch admitted he was an over away from throwing in the towel before the game suddenly changed

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Renegade Boyce atones for unceremonious Hurricanes exit

Dropped by his previous team for last season's BBL knockouts, the legspinne's role in the Renegades triumph has put him back in the spotlight


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'Special player' Philippe set to ignite BBL bidding war

The 21-year-old made a late move to Sydney for this year's BBL on a one-year contract and now the Sixers are desperate to keep him

Marginally shorter BBL window as CA resists major changes

Next season the one-day tournament is set to be played in two blocks but bowler workload concerns are likely to mean no extra Sheffield Shield before Christmas

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Farrell: Frankie's four overs of chaos

Dan Worrall believes he can fool batsmen into thinking he's going to do something different, when he's actually planning to bowl the same ball

The curse of finishing top in the Big Bash

In six out of the eight editions of the BBL, the team finishing top of the table as fallen at the semi-final

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Wade-Short show the bright spot for BBL batting

The Hobart Hurricanes openers, and Marcus Stoinis, stood out for their efforts in a season that has otherwise been low-key for batsmen

Coulter-Nile to undergo tests after suffering vertigo

After spending time in the dressing room he was sent to hospital as a precaution before being well enough to travel back to Perth with the team

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Vettori steps down as Brisbane Heat coach

Vettori, the former New Zealand captain, informed the Heat management earlier this season he would not seek a new contract

Career winding down

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McCullum calls time on his Big Bash career

The former New Zealand captain said he will continue to play T20 cricket elsewhere in 2019 before heading into coaching

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What if your side's batting order is fluid?

Sides like Islamabad United and Chennai Super Kings seek fluidity, stressing on how their players play, rather than where in the order

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Can you win a T20 by starting cautiously? Perth Scorchers can

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How Hobart Hurricanes became Perth Scorchers 2.0

They have been the standout side in the group stage of the Big Bash having largely trusted their own talent

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Bits and pieces allrounder to finisher - the rise of Ashton Turner

Across the last two BBL seasons, nobody has scored more runs in overs 15-20 than his 257, nor at a quicker strike-rate in that period than his 194.69

Sydney Sixers v Hobart Hurricanes

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Josh Philippe, James Vince topple Hobart Hurricanes

They added an unbroken 167 - the highest for the second wicket in the BBL - to power Sydney Sixers to second place

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Finch, Gurney bolster Renegades in top four

Melbourne Renegades completed a defence of 152 to defeat the Sydney Thunder - one of their nearest rivals on the competition table - by 12 runs

'No result' in Gabba Big Bash League match to stand

Power outage not in officials' control, says Cricket Australia, dismisses Sydney Thunder's appeal for maximum points

CA considers changes to BBL, domestic one-dayers schedules

Next summer's ninth edition of the Big Bash League may be pushed back to start as late as Boxing Day

Heat v Thunder

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Thunder make formal protest against Gabba blackout

Lee Germon, Cricket NSW's chief-executive elect, has sent a formal appeal in writing to CA on the matter

Ferguson eyes full points after BBL power cut

He said Sydney Thunder had dominated all through at the Gabba, so he hoped that 'at the end of it all we'll get full points out of the game'

Max Bryant and Jack Edwards give us a glimpse of the future of Australian batting

They are batsmen who easily mix classic red-ball technique with modern white-ball brute force

Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Stars

BBL 2018-19

Ingram, Laughlin render Stars shineless

Ingram combined with Travis Head to stabilise a slow start, before a late-order flurry from Jonathan Wells closed the Strikers innings at 178

Sam Perry: What Seb Gotch's short sleeves tell us about the Big Bash

Australian cricket is an awfully serious place at the moment but the BBL can provide relief - for everyone

New year's day highlights

BBL 2018-19

Maxwell hits a brilliant six

Captain Glen Maxwell hits a brilliantly hooked six against the Melbourne Renegades


Stoinis muscles one big

Marcus Stoinis's powerful drive results in a impressive six


Ben Dunk's failed slog sweep

Ben Dunk was out for 32 as Melbourne Renegades broke a 67-run opening stand


Nabi's brilliance fells Larkin


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