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Big Bash League 2021 schedule and squad: Cricket Australia releases the schedule for the most awaited Big Bash League 2021-22. The 11th season of the exciting T20 competition will kickstart from 5th December 2021.

The first 19 games of BBL 11 will be played before Christmas while 28 matches will be played in the two weeks after Christmas, including eight double-headers. The finals spots will be decided with a triple-header on January 19.

A total of 14 venues will be used for the tournament. This will be the first time a BBL match will be played at Junction Oval in Melbourne. After being played in a bio-bubble last season, the competition returns to a full home-and-away schedule.

Meanwhile, seven BBL games will be played at the same time as an Ashes Test – two during the day-night Test in Adelaide and five during the fifth Test in Perth.

Also read: BBL 2021 / 2022 Points Table – Big Bash League Standings

Last Updates: September 5, 2021

BBL 2021-22 Teams and Captains

Following are the teams and their captains of the Big Bash League 2021-22.

Team/Franchise NameCaptain
Melbourne StarsGlenn Maxwell
Hobart HurricanesMatthew Wade
Sydney ThunderUsman Khawaja
Stars Adelaide StrikersAlex Carey
Sydney SixersMoises Henriques
Perth ScorchersAshton Turner
Melbourne RenegadesAaron Finch
Brisbane HeatJimmy Peirson

Big Bash League 2021-22 Schedule and Squad

BBL 2021/2022 Schedule

Match NoDateMatchVenueTime(AEDT)GMT
1December 05, 2021Sydney Sixers v Melbourne StarsSCG7:15 PM9.15 AM
2December 06, 2021Sydney Thunder v Brisbane HeatManuka Oval7:15 PM9.15 AM
3December 07, 2021Melbourne Renegades v Adelaide StrikersMarvel Stadium7:15 PM9.15 AM
4December 08, 2021Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney SixersUniversity of Tasmania Stadium6:35 PM8.35 AM
5Perth Scorchers v Brisbane HeatOptus Stadium6:35 PM8.35 AM
6December 09, 2021Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne RenegadesAdelaide Oval6:45 PM8.45 AM
7December 10, 2021Melbourne Stars v Sydney ThunderMCG7:15 PM9.15 AM
8December 11, 2021Sydney Sixers v Hobart HurricanesSCG6:45 PM8.45 AM
9Perth Scorchers v Adelaide StrikersOptus Stadium6:30 PM8.30 AM
10December 12, 2021Sydney Thunder v Melbourne StarsSydney Showground Stadium7:15 PM9.15 AM
11December 13, 2021Brisbane Heat v Melbourne RenegadesMetricon Stadium6:15 PM8.15 AM
12December 14, 2021Hobart Hurricanes v Perth ScorchersBlundstone Arena7:15 PM9.15 AM
13December 15, 2021Melbourne Stars v Sydney SixersMCG7:15 PM9.15 AM
14December 19, 2021Brisbane Heat v Sydney ThunderGabba6:40 PM8.40 AM
15December 20, 2021Perth Scorchers v Hobart HurricanesOptus Stadium4:15 PM6.15 AM
16December 21, 2021Sydney Sixers v Adelaide StrikersSCG7:15 PM9.15 AM
17December 22, 2021Melbourne Renegades v Perth ScorchersMarvel Stadium7:15 PM9.15 AM
18December 23, 2021Adelaide Strikers v Brisbane HeatAdelaide Oval6:45 PM8.45 AM
19December 24, 2021Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne StarsBlundstone Arena Blundstone Arena3:30 PM5.30 AM
20December 26, 2021Sydney Thunder v Sydney SixersSydney Showground Stadium6:05 PM8.05 AM
21Perth Scorchers v Melbourne RenegadesOptus Stadium6:15 PM8.15 AM
22December 27, 2021Hobart Hurricanes v Adelaide StrikersBlundstone Arena6:05 PM8.05 AM
23Brisbane Heat v Melbourne StarsGabba8:05 PM10.05 AM
24December 28, 2021Sydney Thunder v Perth ScorchersManuka Oval7:15 PM9.15 AM
25December 29, 2021Sydney Sixers v Brisbane HeatSCG6:05 PM8.05 AM
26Melbourne Renegades v Hobart HurricanesMarvel Stadium7:15 PM9.15 AM
27December 30, 2021Perth Scorchers v Melbourne StarsOptus Stadium4:15 PM6.15 AM
28December 31, 2021Adelaide Strikers v Sydney ThunderAdelaide Oval6:45 PM8.45 AM
29January 1, 2022Hobart Hurricanes v Brisbane HeatBlundstone Arena4:00 PM6.00 AM
30Sydney Sixers v Melbourne RenegadesCoffs International Stadium7:30 PM9.30 AM
31January 2, 2022Melbourne Stars v Perth ScorchersCitiPower Centre3:30 PM5.30 AM
32Sydney Thunder v Adelaide StrikersSydney Showground Stadium7:15 PM9.15 AM
33January 3, 2022Melbourne Stars v Melbourne RenegadesMCG7:15 PM9.15 AM
34January 4, 2022Brisbane Heat v Sydney SixersMetricon Stadium6:15 PM8.15 AM
35January 5, 2022Adelaide Strikers v Hobart HurricanesAdelaide Oval5:35 PM7.35 AM
36Perth Scorchers v Sydney ThunderOptus Stadium6:15 PM8.15 AM
37January 6, 2022Melbourne Renegades v Brisbane HeatGMHBA Stadium6:05 PM8.05 AM
38Perth Scorchers v Sydney SixersOptus Stadium6:15 PM8.15 AM
39January 7, 2022Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne StarsAdelaide Oval6:45 PM8.45 AM
40January 8, 2022Melbourne Renegades v Sydney ThunderMarvel Stadium6:05 PM8.05 AM
41Brisbane Heat v Hobart HurricanesGabba7:30 PM9.30 AM
42January 9, 2022Sydney Sixers v Perth ScorchersCoffs International Stadium7:15 PM9.15 AM
43January 10, 2022Melbourne Stars v Adelaide StrikersMCG2:10 PM4.10 AM
44Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney ThunderUniversity of Tasmania Stadium7:15 PM9.15 AM
45January 11, 2022Melbourne Renegades v Sydney SixersGMHBA Stadium7:15 PM9.15 AM
46January 12, 2022Brisbane Heat v Adelaide StrikersGabba6:15 PM8.15 AM
47January 13, 2022Sydney Thunder v Hobart HurricanesSydney Showground Stadium4:00 PM6.00 AM
48Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne StarsMarvel Stadium7:30 PM9.30 AM
49January 14, 2022Adelaide Strikers v Perth ScorchersAdelaide Oval7:45 PM9.45 AM
50January 15, 2022Sydney Sixers v Sydney ThunderSCG7:40 PM9.40 AM
51January 16, 2022Melbourne Stars v Brisbane HeatMCG7:40 PM9.40 AM
52January 17, 2022Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne RenegadesBlundstone Arena7:40 PM9.40 AM
53January 18, 2022Adelaide Strikers v Sydney SixersAdelaide Oval6:45 PM8.45 AM
54January 19, 2022Brisbane Heat v Perth ScorchersGabba12:30 PM2.30 AM
55Sydney Thunder v Melbourne RenegadesSydney Showground Stadium4:40 PM6.40 AM
56Melbourne Stars v Hobart HurricanesMCG7:50 PM9.50 AM
57January 21, 2022EliminatorTBATBATBA
58January 22, 2022QualifierTBATBATBA
59January 23, 2022KnockoutTBATBATBA
60January 26, 2022ChallengerTBATBATBA
61January 28, 2022The FinalsTBATBATBA

 

Big Bash League 2021-22 Squad

Perth Scorchers

Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Aaron Hardie, Peter Hatzoglou, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Mitch Marsh, Lance Morris, Kurtis Patterson, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Colin Munro

Melbourne Renegades

Cameron Boyce, Zak Evans, Aaron Finch (c), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Josh Lalor, Shaun Marsh, James Pattinson, Mitch Perry, Jack Prestwidge, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Nic Maddinson

Sydney Sixers

Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Carlos Brathwaite, Dan Christian, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Moises Henriques (c), Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Nathan Lyon, Ben Manenti, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince, Steve O’Keefe

Melbourne Stars

Glenn Maxwell (C), Hilton Cartwright, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Joe Burns, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Beau Webster, Billy Stanlake, Sam Rainbird, Sam Elliott, Seb Gotch, Clint Hinchliffe, Tom O’Connell, Nick Larkin, Liam Hatcher, Joe Clarke.

Sydney Thunder

Jonathan Cook, Ben Cutting, Ollie Davies, Brendan Doggett, Matt Gilkes, Chris Green, Baxter Holt, Usman Khawaja, Nathan McAndrew, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Tanveer Sangha, Chris Tremain, Alex Hales

Brisbane Heat

Xavier Bartlett, Tom Cooper, Sam Heazlett, Chris Lynn, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jimmy Peirson, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Willans, Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser, Ben Duckett, Tom Abell.

Hobart Hurricanes

Scott Boland, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Peter Handscomb, Caleb Jewell, Josh Kann, Sandeep Lamichhane (o/s), Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Mitch Owen, Joel Paris, Wil Parker, D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade, Mac Wright, Harry Brook.

Adelaide Strikers

Wes Agar, Alex Carey, Harry Conway, Travis Head (c), Spencer Johnson, Harry Nielsen, Liam O’Connor, Matthew Renshaw, Liam Scott, Peter Siddle, Jon Wells, Daniel Worrall, George Garton, Ryan Gibson, Matt Short, Fawad Ahmed.

New Signings in BBL 2021-22

Adelaide Strikers

  • Peter Siddle has been signed by Adelaide for this BBL season.
  • Adelaide Strikers’ most prolific run-scorer Jake Weatherald re-signed for four more years.
  • English allrounder George Garton signing on to join the Strikers for KFC BBL|11.
  • Rashid Khan signed to play for Adelaide Strikers for KFC BBL|11.
  • Ryan Gibson signed two more seasons in Adelaide ahead of KFC BBL|11.
  • Matt Short re-signs a two-year contract with Adelaide Strikers.
  • Strikers signs leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed for BBL11.

Perth Scorchers

  • Peter Hatzoglou has signed a two-year contract with the Perth Scorchers.
  • Lance Morris signed for the next two seasons.
  • Scorchers re-signs Colin Munro for the 2021-22 KFC Big Bash League season.

Melbourne Renegades

  • Nic Maddinson has signed for the BBL11 season.

Melbourne Stars

  • Joe Burns signs with the Stars to play until the end of the 2023-24 season.
  • The Melbourne Stars have secured the signing of left arm pace bowler Sam Rainbird for the upcoming KFC BBL|11 season.
  • The Melbourne Stars signs young gun Sam Elliott for the upcoming KFC BBL|11 season.
  • Beau Webster signed to play for the BBL11 season.
  • The Melbourne Stars extend the contract for Nick Larkin and Liam Hatcher ahead of the upcoming KFC Big Bash season.
  • Melbourne Stars signs English batter/wicketkeeper Joe Clarke for the upcoming KFC BBL season.

Sydney Sixers

  • Heralded spinner Stephen O’Keefe has re-signed for another season with the Sydney Sixers
  • Carlos Brathwaite re-signs for the BBL 2021-22.
  • James Vince returns to the club for KFC BBL|11.
  • Jackson Bird has signed a new two-year deal to remain with the Sydney Sixers

Brisbane Heat

  • Michael Neser returns after playing the inaugural year of the BBL for Brisbane in 2011-12 before switching to the Adelaide Strikers.
  • The Brisbane Heat has secured the prize signature of one of the world’s best batsmen, Marnus Labuschagne, for BBL 2021.
  • The Brisbane Heat are ready to spin to win once again with club record-holder Mujeeb Ur Rahman back for his fourth season in the KFC Big Bash League.
  • The Brisbane Heat will welcome English batsman Ben Duckett for the summer to its KFC Big Bash League squad for 2021-22.
  • Tom Abell signed by Heat for the BBL21.

Sydney Thunder

  • Fast bowler Brendan Doggett will remain with Sydney Thunder after signing a new two-year deal.
  • Sydney Thunder has secured exciting young gun Ollie Davies for the next three KFC BBL campaigns.
  • Wicketkeeper Baxter Holt has re-signed with the Sydney Thunder for the next two Big Bash campaigns.
  • Big-hitting Englishman Alex Hales set to return for a third summer in green.
  • English wicketkeeper batter Sam Billings agrees to return to the Thunder Nation.
  • Jason Sangha signs one-year deal to remain with Thunder.
  • Saqib Mahmood signs for Sydney Thunder to play for BBL 2021-22.

Hobart Hurricanes

  • Caleb Jewell was signed by Hobart Hurricanes to play for the BBL 2021-22 season.
  • West Australian left-arm pace bowler, Joel Paris signed a two-year deal with the club.
  • Josh Kann joins the KFC Big Bash League, signing with the Hobart Hurricanes on a one-year deal.
  • Nepalese spin sensation, Sandeep Lamichhane, will return to the Hobart Hurricanes for KFC BBL|11.
  • Nathan Ellis signs a contract extension that commits him to the Hobart Hurricanes until 2023.
  • Matthew Wade signs a contract extension until 2024.
  • Ben McDermott signs a contract extension that will see him remain in purple until at least the end of 2024.
  • The Hobart Hurricanes have secured in-form young cricketing talents, Englishman, Harry Brook for the BBL 2021.

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