The fifth edition of KFC Big Bash League (BBL), which will be started on 17th December 2015, is knocking at the door. This Australian franchise-based T20 league is one of the entertaining and famous T20 league in the world. Total 8 franchise teams will participate in this year just like past four editions. The tournament will run from 17th December 2015 to 24th January 2016. The opening match of 2015/16 BBL will be played between Sydney Thunder and last year’s runners – up Sidney Sixers on 17th December 2015 at Sydney Showground Stadium. Top four teams will qualify for the semi-final while the winner of the two semi-finals will meet each other in the final on 24th January 2016. Perth Scorchers is the defending champion for BBL05. Like other years, many world class domestic and foreign cricketers will be playing in this competition.

The full details of all teams and the fixtures are given below:-

Team Details:-

Team’s Name (Short form)

Home Ground (Short form), City

Full Squad

Adelaide Strikers (AS)

Adelaide Oval (AO), Adelaide

Jono Dean, Travis Head, Kane Richardson, Alex Ross, Craig Simmons, Brad Hodge, Ben Laughlin, Tim Ludeman, Michael Neser, Mahela Jayawardene, Gary Putland, Jon Holland, Billy Stanlake, Hamish Kingston, Kelvin Smith

Brisbane Heat (BH)

Brisbane Cricket Ground (BCG), Brisbane

James Hopes (Capt.), Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Peter Forrest, Mark Steketee, Samuel Badree, Lendl Simmons, Chris Lynn, Jimmy Peirson, Andrew Fekete, Nathan Reardon, Jason Floros, Luke Feldman, Jack Wildermuth, Josh Lalor

Hobart Hurricanes (HH)

Bellerive Oval (BO), Hobart

Kumar Sangakkara, Tim Paine (Capt.), Ben Dunk, Cameron Boyce, Beau Webster, George Bailey, Clive Rose, Timm van der Gugten, Michael Hill,  Darren Sammy, Jake Reed, Shaun Tait, Daniel Christian, Simon Milenko, Jon Wells, Sam Rainbird

Melbourne Renegades (MR)

Docklands Stadium (DS), Melbourne

Cameron White, Aaron Finch (Capt.), Matthew Wade, Peter Siddle, Tom Beaton, Matthew Short, Nick Winter, Xavier Doherty, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo James Pattinson, Callum Ferguson, Nathan Rimmington, Tom Cooper

Melbourne Stars (MS)

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne

David Hussey (Capt.), Michael Clarke, Adam Zampa, Evan Gulbis, Glenn Maxwell, Kevin Pietersen, Rob Quiney, Marcus Stoinis, Tom Triffitt, Luke Wright, Ben Hilfenhaus, Michael Beer, Scott Boland, Peter Handscomb, John Hastings

Perth Scorchers (PS)

Western Australia Cricket Association Ground (WACA), Perth

Adam Voges (Capt.), Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, James Muirhead, Joel Paris, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Michael Klinger, Mitch Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Simon Mackin, Brad Hogg

Sydney Sixers (SS)

Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney

Moises Henriques (Capt.), Sean Abbott, Doug Bollinger, Ryan Carters, Ben Dwarshuis, Nic Maddinson, Stephen O’Keefe, Jordan Silk, Mitchell Starc (Injured), Brad Haddin, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

Sydney Thunder (ST)

Sydney Showground Stadium (SSS), Sydney

Jason Roy, Michael Hussey (Capt.), Ben Rohrer, Fawad Ahmed, Chris Hartley, Jacques Kallis,  Andrew McDonald, Shane Watson, Aiden Blizzard, Patrick Cummins, Jake Doran, Usman Khawaja, Jonte Pattison, Kurtis Patterson, Shane Watson, Gurinder Sandhu,

 

 

Group Fixtures:

Date

Day

Local Time (IST)

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

17/12/2015

Thursday

19:40 (14:10)

ST

SS

SSS

18/12/2015

Friday

19:10 (14:10)

AS

MS

AO

19/12/2015

Saturday

18:10 (13:40)

BH

MR

BCG

20/12/2015

Sunday

16:20 (10:50)

SS

HH

SCG

20/12/2015

Sunday

19:25 (13:55)

MS

ST

MCG

21/12/2015

Monday

16:10 (13:40)

PS

AS

WACA

22/12/2015

Tuesday

19:10 (13:40)

HH

BH

BO

23/12/2015

Wednesday

19:10 (13:40)

MR

SS

DS

26/12/2015

Saturday

16:10 (13:40)

PS

BH

WACA

27/12/2015

Sunday

19:10 (13:40)

SS

MS

SCG

28/12/2015

Monday

19:10 (13:40)

ST

AS

SSS

29/12/2015

Tuesday

18:10 (13:40)

BH

HH

BCG

30/12/2015

Wednesday

19:10 (13:40)

MR

PS

DS

31/12/2015

Thursday

18:40 (13:40)

AS

SS

AO

1/1/2016

Friday

19:10 (13:40)

HH

ST

BO

2/1/2016

Saturday

18:10 (12:40)

MS

MR

MCG

2/1/2016

Saturday

18:15 (15:45)

PS

SS

WACA

3/1/2016

Sunday

18:10 (13:40)

BH

ST

BCG

4/1/2016

Monday

19:40 (14:10)

HH

MR

BO

5/1/2016

Tuesday

19:10 (14:10)

AS

PS

AO

6/1/2016

Wednesday

19:40 (14:10)

MS

HH

MCG

7/1/2016

Thursday

19:40 (14:10)

ST

PS

SSS

8/1/2016

Friday

18:40 (14:10)

BH

AS

BCG

9/1/2016

Saturday

19:10 (13:40)

MR

MS

DS

10/1/2016

Sunday

16.20 (10:50)

HH

PS

BO

10/1/2016

Sunday

19:25 (13:55)

SS

BH

SCG

12/1/2016

Tuesday

19:40 (14:10)

ST

MR

SSS

13/1/2016

Wednesday

19:10 (14:10)

AS

HH

AO

14/1/2016

Thursday

19:40 (14:10)

MS

BH

MCG

16/1/2016

Saturday

18:10 (12:40)

SS

ST

SCG

16/1/2016

Saturday

18:15 (15:45)

PS

MS

WACA

18/1/2016

Monday

19:40 (14:10)

MR

AS

DS

 

SEMI-FINAL Fixtures

Date

Day

Local Time (IST)

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

21/1/2016

Thursday

TBC (14:10)

TBC

TBC

TBC

22/1/2016

Friday

TBC (14:10)

TBC

TBC

TBC

 

FINAL Fixture

Date

Day

Local Time (IST)

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

24/1/2016

Sunday

TBC (13:40)

TBC

TBC

TBC

 

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