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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: 29 July, 2021

BBL 2021-22 Teams and Captains

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

Team/Franchise Name Captain
Melbourne Stars Glenn Maxwell
Hobart Hurricanes Matthew Wade
Sydney Thunder Callum Ferguson
Stars Adelaide Strikers Alex Carey
Sydney Sixers Moises Henriques
Perth Scorchers Ashton Turner
Melbourne Renegades Aaron Finch
Brisbane Heat Chris Lynn

Big Bash League 2021-22 Schedule and Squad

BBL 2021/2022 Schedule

Match No Date Match Venue Time(AEDT) GMT
1 December 05, 2021 Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars SCG 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
2 December 06, 2021 Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat Manuka Oval 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
3 December 07, 2021 Melbourne Renegades v Adelaide Strikers Marvel Stadium 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
4 December 08, 2021 Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Sixers University of Tasmania Stadium 6:35 PM 8.35 AM
5 Perth Scorchers v Brisbane Heat Optus Stadium 6:35 PM 8.35 AM
6 December 09, 2021 Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Renegades Adelaide Oval 6:45 PM 8.45 AM
7 December 10, 2021 Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder MCG 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
8 December 11, 2021 Sydney Sixers v Hobart Hurricanes SCG 6:45 PM 8.45 AM
9 Perth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers Optus Stadium 6:30 PM 8.30 AM
10 December 12, 2021 Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars Sydney Showground Stadium 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
11 December 13, 2021 Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades Metricon Stadium 6:15 PM 8.15 AM
12 December 14, 2021 Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers Blundstone Arena 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
13 December 15, 2021 Melbourne Stars v Sydney Sixers MCG 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
14 December 19, 2021 Brisbane Heat v Sydney Thunder Gabba 6:40 PM 8.40 AM
15 December 20, 2021 Perth Scorchers v Hobart Hurricanes Optus Stadium 4:15 PM 6.15 AM
16 December 21, 2021 Sydney Sixers v Adelaide Strikers SCG 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
17 December 22, 2021 Melbourne Renegades v Perth Scorchers Marvel Stadium 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
18 December 23, 2021 Adelaide Strikers v Brisbane Heat Adelaide Oval 6:45 PM 8.45 AM
19 December 24, 2021 Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Stars Blundstone Arena Blundstone Arena 3:30 PM 5.30 AM
20 December 26, 2021 Sydney Thunder v Sydney Sixers Sydney Showground Stadium 6:05 PM 8.05 AM
21 Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades Optus Stadium 6:15 PM 8.15 AM
22 December 27, 2021 Hobart Hurricanes v Adelaide Strikers Blundstone Arena 6:05 PM 8.05 AM
23 Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Stars Gabba 8:05 PM 10.05 AM
24 December 28, 2021 Sydney Thunder v Perth Scorchers Manuka Oval 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
25 December 29, 2021 Sydney Sixers v Brisbane Heat SCG 6:05 PM 8.05 AM
26 Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes Marvel Stadium 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
27 December 30, 2021 Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars Optus Stadium 4:15 PM 6.15 AM
28 December 31, 2021 Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Thunder Adelaide Oval 6:45 PM 8.45 AM
29 January 1, 2021 Hobart Hurricanes v Brisbane Heat Blundstone Arena 4:00 PM 6.00 AM
30 Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Renegades Coffs International Stadium 7:30 PM 9.30 AM
31 January 2, 2021 Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers CitiPower Centre 3:30 PM 5.30 AM
32 Sydney Thunder v Adelaide Strikers Sydney Showground Stadium 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
33 January 3, 2021 Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades MCG 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
34 January 4, 2021 Brisbane Heat v Sydney Sixers Metricon Stadium 6:15 PM 8.15 AM
35 January 5, 2021 Adelaide Strikers v Hobart Hurricanes Adelaide Oval 5:35 PM 7.35 AM
36 Perth Scorchers v Sydney Thunder Optus Stadium 6:15 PM 8.15 AM
37 January 6, 2021 Melbourne Renegades v Brisbane Heat GMHBA Stadium 6:05 PM 8.05 AM
38 Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers Optus Stadium 6:15 PM 8.15 AM
39 January 7, 2021 Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Stars Adelaide Oval 6:45 PM 8.45 AM
40 January 8, 2021 Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Thunder Marvel Stadium 6:05 PM 8.05 AM
41 Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes Gabba 7:30 PM 9.30 AM
42 January 9, 2021 Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers Coffs International Stadium 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
43 January 10, 2021 Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers MCG 2:10 PM 4.10 AM
44 Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Thunder University of Tasmania Stadium 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
45 January 11, 2021 Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Sixers GMHBA Stadium 7:15 PM 9.15 AM
46 January 12, 2021 Brisbane Heat v Adelaide Strikers Gabba 6:15 PM 8.15 AM
47 January 13, 2021 Sydney Thunder v Hobart Hurricanes Sydney Showground Stadium 4:00 PM 6.00 AM
48 Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars Marvel Stadium 7:30 PM 9.30 AM
49 January 14, 2021 Adelaide Strikers v Perth Scorchers Adelaide Oval 7:45 PM 9.45 AM
50 January 15, 2021 Sydney Sixers v Sydney Thunder SCG 7:40 PM 9.40 AM
51 January 16, 2021 Melbourne Stars v Brisbane Heat MCG 7:40 PM 9.40 AM
52 January 17, 2021 Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades Blundstone Arena 7:40 PM 9.40 AM
53 January 18, 2021 Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers Adelaide Oval 6:45 PM 8.45 AM
54 January 19, 2021 Brisbane Heat v Perth Scorchers Gabba 12:30 PM 2.30 AM
55 Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Renegades Sydney Showground Stadium 4:40 PM 6.40 AM
56 Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes MCG 7:50 PM 9.50 AM
57 January 21, 2021 Eliminator TBA TBA TBA
58 January 22, 2021 Qualifier TBA TBA TBA
59 January 23, 2021 Knockout TBA TBA TBA
60 January 26, 2021 Challenger TBA TBA TBA
61 January 28, 2021 The Finals TBA TBA TBA

 

Big Bash League 2021-22 Squad

Perth Scorchers

Mitchell Marsh (c), Shaun Marsh, Joel Paris, Usman Qadir (Pakistan), Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, David Willey (England), Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter- Nile, Cameron Green, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Michael Klinge, Peter Hatzoglou.

Melbourne Renegades

Kane Richardson, Usman Khan Shinwari (PAR), Will Sutherland, Chris Tremain, Beau Webster, Cameron White, Jack Wildermuth, Harry Gurney, Cameron Boyce, Dan Christian, Tom Cooper, Zak Evans, Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Jon Holland, Tim Ludeman, Joe Mennie, Mohammad Nabi(AFG).

Sydney Sixers

Joe Denly (England), Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Daniel Fallins, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Nathan Lyon, Peter Nevill, Stephen O’Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, Henry Thornton, Greg West, Sean Abbott, Justin Avendano, Tom Curran (ENG), Ben Dwarshuis.

Melbourne Stars

Sandeep Lamichhane (NEP), Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell, Jonathan Merlo, Marcus Stoinis, Daniel Worrall, Adam Zampa, Liam Plunkett (ENG, international replacement), Michael Beer, Jackson Bird, Scott Boland, Liam Bowe, Dwayne Bravo (WVI), Jackson Coleman, Travis Dean, Ben Dunk, Seb Gotch, Evan Gulbis, Peter Handscomb, Joe Burns.

Sydney Thunder

Sam Rainbird, Joe Root (ENG), Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Jason Sangha, Shane Watson, Anton Devcich (NZ, international replacement), Chris Jordan (ENG, international replacement), Fawad Ahmed, Jos Buttler (ENG), Pat Cummins, Callum Ferguson, Ryan Gibson, Chris Green, Liam Hatcher, Usman Khawaja, Jay Lenton, Nathan McAndrew, Arjun Nair, Kurtis Patterson.

Brisbane Heat

James Pattinson, James Peirson, Jack Prestwidge, Matt Renshaw, Alex Ross, Mujeeb Ur Rahman (AFG), Mark Steketee, Mitch Swepson, Max Bryant, Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Brendan Doggett, Sam Heazlett, Matt Kuhnemann, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Lalor, Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum (NZ).

Hobart Hurricanes

David Moody, Tim Paine, Tom Rogers, Clive Rose, D’Arcy Short, Aaron Summers, Matthew Wade, Jofra Archer (ENG), George Bailey, Johan Botha, Alex Doolan, Jake Doran, James Faulkner, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Simon Milenko, Tymal Mills (ENG).

Adelaide Strikers

Liam O’Connor, Peter Siddle, Matt Short, Billy Stanlake, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells, Nick Winter, Wes Agar, Alex Carey, Michael Cormack, David Grant, Travis Head, Colin Ingram (SA), Rashid Khan (AFG), Ben Laughlin, Jake Lehmann, Michael Neser.

New Signings in BBL 2021-22

Perth Scorchers

  • Peter Hatzoglou has signed a two-year contract with the Perth Scorchers.

Melbourne Stars

  • Joe Burns signs with the Stars to play until the end of the 2023-24 season.

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