Big Bash League 2021/2022

Big Bash League 2021/2022



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Tournament Winner: Perth Scorchers

How Many Runs: 5305 (Ben McDermott (577), Jonathan Wells (501), Matthew Short (493))

How Many Wickets: 146 (Peter Siddle (30), Hayden Kerr(25), Andrew Tye (25))

The Big Bash League 2021/2022 proved to be an enthralling and adrenaline-infused cricket competition that fervently engaged spectators nationwide in Australia. The league exhibited a remarkable display of cricketing prowess, intense rivalries, and thrilling matches, with a notable presence of eight competitive teams striving for greatness. The season presented an indelible experience for avid cricket enthusiasts, encompassing the revival of esteemed venues and the emergence of nascent talents.

Location of the Big Bash League 2021/2022

The 2021/2022 edition of the Big Bash League was held at a total of fourteen distinct venues spread throughout Australia, rendering the competition a panoramic nationwide phenomenon. The recent event saw the resumption of matches in Geelong and Coffs Harbour, with the GHMBA Stadium in Geelong, boasting a maximum capacity of 26,000 attendees, hosting two matches. Additionally, two matches were also held at the Coffs Harbour International Stadium, which has the capability to accommodate up to 20,000 spectators. The Junction Oval in Melbourne, with an impressive seating capacity of 7,000, was bestowed with the privilege to host a BBL match for the very first time. Additional venues in Melbourne comprised the renowned Melbourne Cricket Ground, boasting an impressive capacity of 100,024, and the Docklands Stadium, accommodating 54,003 spectators. These esteemed locations facilitated the hosting of a considerable number of 6 and 7 matches correspondingly.

Matches were additionally contested at The Gabba in Brisbane, which boasts a capacity of 42,000 and hosted a total of 5 matches. Moreover, Manuka Oval in Canberra, accommodating 14,000 people, held 2 matches. Finally, the Adelaide Oval, with a capacity of 53,583, served as the venue for 7 matches. Metricon Stadium, situated on the Gold Coast, served as a prominent venue boasting a substantial capacity of 25,000 spectators, where it accommodated the hosting of a total of four matches.

The Perth Scorchers competed in their home matches at diverse venues, with only one match taking place at the Perth Stadium, which has a capacity of 60,000. A significant portion of their matches were relocated to alternative venues. The tournament encompassed the incorporation of the cities of Hobart and Launceston, wherein Blundstone Arena in Hobart accommodated a capacity of 20,000 spectators and held six matches, while UTAS Stadium in Launceston provided a venue with a capacity of 21,000 spectators and hosted two matches. Finally, the Sydney Showground Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 22,000 and hosted six matches, along with the Sydney Cricket Ground, with a seating capacity of 48,000 and hosting five matches, were chosen as the venues for the events in Sydney.

List of teams Big Bash League 2021/2022

The Big Bash League 2021/2022 consisted of eight contrasting teams derived from diverse cities across Australia. The Perth Scorchers emerged as the leading team in the league standings, prevailing in 11 out of their 14 matches while enduring 3 losses. This stellar performance allowed them to accumulate a commendable tally of 40 points, accompanied by a favorable Net Run Rate (NRR) of 0. 926 The exemplary demonstration paved the way for their progression to the phase of play-offs.

The Sydney Sixers, who achieved a commendable net run rate of 1. 027, secured 35 points in the course of their 14 games, winning 9, losing 4, and encountering 1 match that yielded no result. They closely followed the Scorchers in the overall ranking. The Sydney Thunder team, similar to their counterpart, accrued a total of 35 points; however, their net run rate (NRR) was marginally lower at 0. 725 Within the span of 14 matches, they emerged victorious in 9 encounters while suffering defeat in 5.

The Adelaide Strikers achieved 6 victories and suffered 8 defeats out of a total of 14 matches, accumulating a total of 28 points with a commendable net run rate (NRR) of 0. 237 The Hobart Hurricanes concluded their performance in the competition by securing the fifth position. Throughout the course of the tournament, the team achieved victory in 7 matches, while also experiencing defeat in an equal number of encounters out of a total of 14 matches. This performance led to an accumulation of 27 points, accompanied by a negative Net Run Rate (NRR) of -0. 332

The Melbourne Stars closely trailed the Hurricanes, amassing a total of 26 points through the culmination of 14 matches, encompassing 7 victories and 7 defeats. Furthermore, their Net Run Rate (NRR) exhibited a negative value of -0. 222 The Brisbane Heat attained the seventh position in the ranking with a mere 3 victories and 11 defeats out of their 14 played matches, consequently accumulating a total of 16 points. Additionally, their net run rate (NRR) exhibited a negative value of -0. 910 The Melbourne Renegades, despite accumulating 16 points, occupied the last position in the table owing to a relatively inferior Net Run Rate (NRR) of -1. 477 Over the course of their 14 games, they managed to secure 3 victories, suffered 10 defeats, and encountered 1 match that resulted in no outcome.

Big Bash League schedule and score 2021/2022

Date Match Details Result
Dec 05, Sun Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars, 1st Match Sixers won by 152 runs
Dec 06, Mon Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat, 2nd Match Thunder won by 7 wickets
Dec 07, Tue Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers, 3rd Match Renegades won by 2 runs
Dec 08, Wed Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Sixers, 4th Match Sixers won by 14 runs
Dec 08, Wed Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat, 5th Match Scorchers won by 6 runs
Dec 09, Thu Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades, 6th Match Strikers won by 49 runs
Dec 10, Fri Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder, 7th Match Stars won by 4 runs
Dec 11, Sat Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes, 8th Match Hurricanes won by 44 runs (DLS)
Dec 11, Sat Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers, 9th Match Scorchers won by 49 runs
Dec 12, Sun Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars, 10th Match Stars won by 6 wickets
Dec 13, Mon Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades, 11th Match Heat won by 5 wickets
Dec 14, Tue Hobart Hurricanes vs Perth Scorchers, 12th Match Scorchers won by 53 runs
Dec 15, Wed Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers, 13th Match Sixers won by 7 wickets
Dec 19, Sun Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder, 14th Match Thunder won by 53 runs
Dec 20, Mon Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes, 15th Match Scorchers won by 42 runs
Dec 21, Tue Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers, 16th Match Sixers won by 4 wickets
Dec 22, Wed Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers, 17th Match Scorchers won by 21 runs
Dec 23, Thu Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat, 18th Match Heat won by 39 runs
Dec 24, Fri Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars, 19th Match Hurricanes won by 24 runs
Dec 26, Sun Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers, 20th Match Sixers won by 30 runs (DLS Method)
Dec 26, Sun Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Renegades, 21st Match Scorchers won by 8 wickets
Dec 27, Mon Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers, 22nd Match Hurricanes won by 7 wickets
Dec 27, Mon Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars, 23rd Match Stars won by 20 runs
Dec 28, Tue Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers, 24th Match Thunder won by 34 runs
Dec 29, Wed Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat, 25th Match Sixers won by 2 wickets
Dec 29, Wed Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes, 26th Match Hurricanes won by 85 runs
Dec 30, Thu Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars, 27th Match Match Abandoned without a ball
Dec 31, Fri Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder, 28th Match Thunder won by 22 runs
Jan 01, Sat Hobart Hurricanes vs Brisbane Heat, 29th Match Heat won by 14 runs
Jan 01, Sat Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades, 30th Match Abandoned
Jan 02, Sun Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers, 31st Match Scorchers won by 50 runs
Jan 02, Sun Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers, 32nd Match Thunder won by 28 runs
Jan 03, Mon Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades, 33rd Match Renegades won by 5 wickets
Jan 04, Tue Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers, 34th Match Scorchers won by 10 runs
Jan 05, Wed Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes, 35th Match Strikers won by 7 wickets
Jan 05, Wed Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes, Eliminator Strikers won by 22 runs
Jan 06, Thu Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat, 37th Match Renegades won by 5 wickets
Jan 06, Thu Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder, 38th Match Thunder won by 6 wickets (D/L Method)
Jan 07, Fri Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars, 39th Match Postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic
Jan 08, Sat Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder, 40th Match Thunder won by 129 runs
Jan 08, Sat Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes, 41st Match Hurricanes won by 8 wickets
Jan 09, Sun Sydney Sixers vs Perth Scorchers, 42nd Match Scorchers won by 5 wickets
Jan 10, Mon Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder, 44th Match Thunder won by 9 wickets
Jan 10, Mon Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers, 43rd Match Stars won by 5 wickets
Jan 11, Tue Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars, 27th Match (Rescheduled) Scorchers won by 47 runs
Jan 11, Tue Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers, 45th Match Sixers won by 45 runs
Jan 12, Wed Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers, 46th Match Strikers won by 71 runs
Jan 13, Thu Sydney Thunder vs Hobart Hurricanes, 47th Match Hurricanes won by 9 runs
Jan 13, Thu Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars, 48th Match Stars won by 6 wickets
Jan 13, Thu Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers, 49th Match Strikers won by 6 wickets
Jan 14, Fri Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars, 39th Match (Rescheduled) Strikers won by 23 runs
Jan 15, Sat Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder, 50th Match Sixers won by 60 runs
Jan 16, Sun Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat, 51st Match Stars won by 8 wickets
Jan 17, Mon Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Sixers, 52nd Match Strikers won by 8 wickets
Jan 17, Mon Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers, 53rd Match Scorchers won by 6 wickets
Jan 18, Tue Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Renegades, 54th Match Hurricanes won by 6 runs
Jan 19, Wed Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers, 36th Match (Rescheduled) Sixers won by 27 runs
Jan 19, Wed Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades, 55th Match Thunder won by 1 run
Jan 19, Wed Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes, 56th Match Stars won by 106 runs
Jan 21, Fri Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes, Eliminator (Rescheduled) Strikers won by 22 runs
Jan 22, Sat Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers, Qualifier Scorchers won by 48 runs
Jan 23, Sun Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers, Knockout Strikers won by 6 runs
Jan 26, Wed Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers, Challenger Sixers won by 4 wickets
Jan 28, Fri Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers, Final Scorchers won by 79 runs


Fourteen venues were used for the tournament.
The Junction Oval in Melbourne hosted a BBL match for the first time, and matches returned to Geelong and Coffs Harbour.
The Perth Scorchers played most of their home matches at different venues, with only one being played at Perth Stadium.
Eight teams participated in the Big Bash League 2021/2022.
The Perth Scorchers topped the league table in the Big Bash League 2021/2022.
The Sydney Sixers won 9, lost 4, and had 1 no-result match out of their 14 games, earning 35 points.


The 2021/2022 season of the Big Bash League holds remarkable significance in the annals of Australian cricket. The exhibition exemplified the extent of skill, the ardor of participants, and the unyielding endorsement of supporters. The league showcased numerous instances of exhilaration, thrill, and fierce rivalries, ranging from the Perth Scorchers’ commanding display of skill to the aggressive competition exhibited by all participating teams. As the conclusion of the season approaches, the cricketing community eagerly anticipates the forthcoming edition of the Big Bash League. Enthusiasts yearn for even more captivating encounters and extraordinary performances that will solidify its position as one of the most exhilarating T20 tournaments globally.