Big Bash League 2022/2023

Big Bash League 2022/2023



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Tournament Winner: Perth Scorchers

How Many Runs: 11582 (Aaron Hardie (460), Matthew Short (458), Josh Inglis (431))

How Many Wickets: 319 (Sean Abbott (29), Michael Neser (26), Andrew Tye (26))

The Big Bash League (BBL) has always been a hallmark of Australian summer, drawing attention from every corner of the cricketing globe. In its 2022/2023 season, the BBL not only attracted massive attention but also diversified its venues to encompass a broader geographical stretch within Australia.

Location of the Big Bash League 2022/2023

The 2022/2023 season of the Big Bash League was effectively conducted across a total of seventeen distinct venues dispersed throughout Australia. The highly esteemed Adelaide Oval, situated in the heart of Adelaide’s city center, facilitated a total of seven matches, thereby providing a platform to exhibit the prowess demonstrated by the Adelaide Strikers. Lavington Sports Ground, located in Albury, successfully marked its inaugural appearance in the Big Bash league, hosting a single match that featured the Sydney Thunder. The renowned venue of The Gabba in Brisbane hosted a total of five matches featuring the Brisbane Heat cricket team, marking notable appearances for the franchise. Additionally, the Cazalys Stadium located in Cairns made its inaugural contribution to the Brisbane Heat’s sporting endeavors by hosting one match for the team. Two fixtures involving the Sydney Thunder took place at Manuka Oval in Canberra.

The Coffs Harbour International Stadium hosted a cricket match featuring the Sydney Sixers. Kardinia Park, located in Geelong, served as the venue for two encounters between the Melbourne Renegades team. The Carrara Stadium, located on the Gold Coast, served as the venue for a solitary match involving the Brisbane Heat. However, Hobart’s Bellerive Oval accommodated five matches featuring the Hobart Hurricanes. Two fixtures of the Hobart Hurricanes were conducted at York Park in Launceston.

Melbourne, boasting three prominent venues namely Docklands Stadium, Junction Oval, and the esteemed Melbourne Cricket Ground, served as the quintessential epicenter for cricket engagements. Docklands Stadium and Junction Oval served as the respective venues for the Melbourne Renegades, hosting five and one matches, while the Melbourne Cricket Ground accommodated the Melbourne Stars for a total of six matches. Perth Stadium served as the venue for seven fixtures of the Perth Scorchers, imbuing the cricket season in Perth with fervor.

In the city of Sydney, three distinct venues were utilized for cricket matches. The first location, North Sydney Oval, served as the host for one encounter involving the Sydney Sixers team. The second venue, known as Sydney Showground Stadium, accommodated four matches which prominently featured the Sydney Thunder. Lastly, the renowned Sydney Cricket Ground assumed the role of host for five matches, showcasing both the Sydney Sixers and the Sydney Thunder teams.

List of teams Big Bash League 2022/2023

The 2022/2023 iteration of the Big Bash League featured a range of eight discrete cricket franchises, geographically dispersed across Australia. The esteemed Adelaide Oval witnessed captivating matches involving the Adelaide Strikers, skillfully led by Captain Travis Head and Head Coach Jason Gillespie. The Brisbane Heat held their matches at The Gabba and Carrara Stadium, under the leadership of Usman Khawaja as captain and coached by Wade Seccombe.

The Hobart Hurricanes, under the guidance of Captain Matthew Wade and Head Coach Adam Griffith, competed at two prominent venues, namely Bellerive Oval and York Park. The contests featuring the Melbourne Renegades took place at the Docklands Stadium and Kardinia Park, with Nic Maddinson assuming the role of captain and David Saker assuming coaching responsibilities.

The Melbourne Stars engaged in cricket matches at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Junction Oval while being led by co-captains Glenn Maxwell and Adam Zampa, under the guidance of their head coach David Hussey. The illuminated Perth Stadium hosted a captivating event orchestrated by the Perth Scorchers, under the leadership of Ashton Turner as captain and Adam Voges as coach.

The Sydney Sixers, captained by Moises Henriques and coached by Greg Shipperd, conducted their matches at the esteemed Sydney Cricket Ground and the Coffs Harbour International Stadium. The matches of the Sydney Thunder were held at the esteemed venues of Sydney Showground Stadium and Manuka Oval, under the leadership of Jason Sangha as captain and guided by the expertise of Trevor Bayliss serving as their head coach.

Big Bash League schedule and score 2022/2023

Date Match Details Result
Dec 13, Tue Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Stars, 1st Match Thunder won by 1 wicket
Dec 14, Wed Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Sixers, 2nd Match Strikers won by 51 runs
Dec 15, Thu Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades, 3rd Match Renegades won by 22 runs
Dec 16, Fri Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes, 4th Match Stars won by 38 runs
Dec 16, Fri Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers, 5th Match Strikers won by 124 runs
Dec 17, Sat Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers, 6th Match Scorchers won by 38 runs
Dec 18, Sun Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder, 7th Match Renegades won by 4 wickets
Dec 19, Mon Hobart Hurricanes vs Perth Scorchers, 8th Match Hurricanes won by 8 runs
Dec 20, Tue Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder, 9th Match Strikers won by 6 wickets
Dec 21, Wed Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat, 10th Match Renegades won by 4 wickets
Dec 22, Thu Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes, 11th Match Sixers won by 6 runs
Dec 23, Fri Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers, 12th Match Scorchers won by 61 runs
Dec 23, Fri Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers, 13th Match Heat won by 6 runs
Dec 24, Sat Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Renegades, 14th Match Hurricanes won by 8 runs
Dec 26, Mon Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars, 15th Match Sixers won by 7 wickets
Dec 26, Mon Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers, 16th Match Scorchers won by 3 wickets
Dec 27, Tue Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat, 17th Match Thunder won by 10 wickets
Dec 28, Wed Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades, 18th Match Sixers won by 34 runs
Dec 29, Thu Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder, 19th Match Thunder won by 11 runs
Dec 29, Thu Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars, 20th Match Scorchers won by 6 wickets
Dec 30, Fri Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers, 21st Match Sixers won by 6 wickets
Dec 31, Sat Sydney Thunder vs Hobart Hurricanes, 22nd Match Thunder won by 62 runs
Dec 31, Sat Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars, 23rd Match Stars won by 8 runs
Jan 01, Sun Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers, 24th Match Scorchers won by 5 wickets
Jan 01, Sun Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers, 25th Match Heat won by 15 runs
Jan 02, Mon Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers, 26th Match Hurricanes won by 7 wickets
Jan 03, Tue Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades, 27th Match Renegades won by 33 runs
Jan 04, Wed Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat, 28th Match Match abandoned due to rain
Jan 04, Wed Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder, 29th Match Thunder won by 6 wickets
Jan 05, Thu Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes, 30th Match Strikers won by 7 wickets
Jan 06, Fri Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers, 31st Match Sixers won by 6 wickets
Jan 07, Sat Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes, 32nd Match Renegades won by 6 wickets
Jan 07, Sat Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat, 33rd Match Scorchers won by 7 wickets
Jan 08, Sun Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers, 34th Match Sixers won by 7 wickets
Jan 09, Mon Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars, 35th Match Hurricanes won by 2 wickets
Jan 10, Tue Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades, 36th Match Strikers won by 20 runs
Jan 11, Wed Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers, 37th Match Scorchers won by 8 wickets
Jan 12, Thu Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers, 38th Match Stars won by 9 wickets
Jan 13, Fri Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers, 39th Match Scorchers won by 9 wickets
Jan 14, Sat Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat, 40th Match Heat won by 17 runs
Jan 14, Sat Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars, 41st Match Renegades won by 6 runs
Jan 15, Sun Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder, 42nd Match Hurricanes won by 5 wickets
Jan 15, Sun Sydney Sixers vs Perth Scorchers, 43rd Match Sixers won by 6 runs
Jan 16, Mon Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat, 44th Match Heat won by 3 wickets
Jan 17, Tue Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers, 45th Match Sixers won by 59 runs
Jan 18, Wed Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes, 46th Match Scorchers won by 7 wickets
Jan 19, Thu Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades, 47th Match Thunder won by 8 wickets
Jan 20, Fri Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers, 48th Match Scorchers won by 7 wickets
Jan 20, Fri Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes, 49th Match Heat won by 12 runs
Jan 21, Sat Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder, 50th Match Sixers won by 125 runs
Jan 22, Sun Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars, 51st Match Heat won by 4 runs
Jan 22, Sun Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Renegades, 52nd Match Scorchers won by 10 runs
Jan 23, Mon Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Sixers, 53rd Match Sixers won by 24 runs
Jan 24, Tue Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers, 54th Match Renegades won by 6 wickets
Jan 25, Wed Hobart Hurricanes vs Brisbane Heat, 55th Match Hurricanes won by 2 runs
Jan 25, Wed Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder, 56th Match Thunder won by 3 wickets
Jan 27, Fri Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat, Eliminator Heat won by 8 runs (DLS method)
Jan 28, Sat Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers, Qualifier Scorchers won by 7 wickets
Jan 29, Sun Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat, Knockout Heat won by 7 wickets
Feb 02, Thu Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat, Challenger Heat won by 4 wickets
Feb 04, Sat Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat, Final Scorchers won by 5 wickets


Eight teams participated in the Big Bash League 2022/2023.
The tournament used seventeen venues including Adelaide Oval, The Gabba, Carrara Stadium, Bellerive Oval, York Park, Docklands Stadium, Kardinia Park, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Junction Oval, Perth Stadium, Sydney Cricket Ground, Coffs Harbour International Stadium, Sydney Showground Stadium, and Manuka Oval. Additionally, North Sydney Oval, Lavington Sports Ground in Albury, and Cazalys Stadium in Cairns each hosted their first BBL match.
Travis Head was the captain of the Adelaide Strikers.
David Hussey served as the head coach for the Melbourne Stars.
Six matches were held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The Brisbane Heat hosted their games at The Gabba and Carrara Stadium.
Moises Henriques captained the Sydney Sixers.
Jason Sangha led the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League 2022/2023.
Six teams, namely Brisbane Heat, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Sydney Sixers, and Sydney Thunder, hosted their matches at more than one venue.


Upon reflection, the Big Bash League of the 2022/2023 season presented an exceptional exhibition of the essence and excellence characterizing Australian cricket. Every individual game served as evidence of the elevated proficiency, strategic expertise, and intense commitment that sets this competition apart from others. The displays showcased by each of the eight teams were of considerable magnitude, serving as a source of inspiration and establishing a standard for T20 cricket in Australia and globally.

The recent iteration of the Big Bash League showcased a commendable assortment of inaugural locations and captivating exhibitions by both experienced athletes and promising newcomers, thereby undoubtedly serving as a ceremonial homage to the sport of cricket. The tournament reasserted the significant role of the BBL in cultivating domestic expertise, enriching Australia’s cricket milieu, and offering exceptional, exhilarating cricket encounters to fans globally. Reflecting on the Big Bash League 2022/2023, one cannot help but appreciate the remarkable amalgamation of talent, skill, and determination that pervaded the tournament, heightening the sense of anticipation for the forthcoming captivating season of this awe-inspiring cricket event.