BBL 2023-24: Team Rosters, TV and Live Stream Information – How to Watch in India, Australia, US, UK, Canada & Worldwide

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The cricketing world is abuzz with excitement as the 13th edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) is set to kick off on December 07, offering fans a condensed yet thrilling display of T20 cricket. Known for its spectacular cricketing action, the BBL 13 will feature a reduced schedule of 44 matches, down from 61 in the previous edition (BBL 12).

The tournament will commence with a clash between Brisbane Heat and the Melbourne Stars at the iconic Gabba in Brisbane, setting the stage for an exhilarating season of cricket. The condensed schedule aims to address previous criticisms surrounding the length of the competition, ensuring a more viewer-friendly and engaging experience.

The BBL 13 will comprise 40 league matches, followed by a streamlined four-team playoff series, ultimately culminating in the grand final on January 24. Each team will now contest 10 group games instead of the previous 14, contributing to a more intense and competitive group stage.

One of the significant changes in the format involves the knock-out stage, which has been trimmed from five teams to four. The first and second-placed teams at the end of the group stage will face off in the Qualifier. The winner of this match will secure a direct entry to the final, while the losing team will still have a chance at redemption.

The team losing the Qualifier will progress to the Challenger, where they will face off against the winner of the Knockout match (third versus fourth). The stakes are high in the Challenger, as the victorious team will earn the right to compete in the final for the coveted BBL title.

BBL|13 Fixtures, Match Timings and Venues:

  • Dec 07, Thu: Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars
    The Gabba, Brisbane
    Match starts at Dec 07, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 06:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 08, Fri: Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    Match starts at Dec 08, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 09, Sat: Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    Match starts at Dec 09, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 06:45 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 10, Sun: Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers
    Simonds Stadium, Geelong
    Match starts at Dec 10, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 11, Mon: Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Sixers
    North Tasmania Cricket Association Ground, Launceston
    Match starts at Dec 11, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 12, Tue: Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat
    Manuka Oval, Canberra
    Match starts at Dec 12, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 13, Wed: Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Match starts at Dec 13, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 19, Tue: Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    Match starts at Dec 19, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 06:45 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 20, Wed: Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes
    Perth Stadium, Perth
    Match starts at Dec 20, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 04:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 21, Thu: Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat
    Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
    Match starts at Dec 21, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 22, Fri: Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    Match starts at Dec 22, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 23, Sat: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder
    Lavington Sports Oval, Albury
    Match starts at Dec 23, 04:30 GMT / 10:00 AM IST / 03:30 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 23, Sat: Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Renegades
    Bellerive Oval, Hobart
    Match starts at Dec 23, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 26, Tue: Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Stars
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    Match starts at Dec 26, 07:05 GMT / 12:35 PM IST / 06:05 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 26, Tue: Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Renegades
    Perth Stadium, Perth
    Match starts at Dec 26, 08:15 GMT / 03:45 PM IST / 06:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 27, Wed: Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder
    The Gabba, Brisbane
    Match starts at Dec 27, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 06:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 28, Thu: Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars
    Bellerive Oval, Hobart
    Match starts at Dec 28, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 29, Fri: Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers
    Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
    Match starts at Dec 29, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 30, Sat: Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers
    Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney
    Match starts at Dec 30, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Dec 31, Sun: Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Stars
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    Match starts at Dec 31, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 06:45 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 01, Mon: Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder
    Bellerive Oval, Hobart
    Match starts at Jan 01, 06:00 GMT / 10:30 AM IST / 04:00 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 01, Mon: Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers
    The Gabba, Brisbane
    Match starts at Jan 01, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 06:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 02, Tue: Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Match starts at Jan 02, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 03, Wed: Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat
    International Sports Stadium, Coffs Harbour
    Match starts at Jan 03, 07:05 GMT / 12:35 PM IST / 06:05 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 03, Wed: Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers
    Perth Stadium, Perth
    Match starts at Jan 03, 10:00 GMT / 03:45 PM IST / 06:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 04, Thu: Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes
    Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
    Match starts at Jan 04, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 05, Fri: Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    Match starts at Jan 05, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 06:45 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 06, Sat: Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Match starts at Jan 06, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 07, Sun: Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes
    The Gabba, Brisbane
    Match starts at Jan 07, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 06:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 08, Mon: Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers
    Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney
    Match starts at Jan 08, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 09, Tue: Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    Match starts at Jan 09, 08:40 GMT / 2:10 PM IST / 07:10 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 10, Wed: Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers
    The Gabba, Brisbane
    Match starts at Jan 10, 08:40 GMT / 2:10 PM IST / 06:40 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 11, Thu: Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers
    Bellerive Oval, Hobart
    Match starts at Jan 11, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 12, Fri: Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    Match starts at Jan 12, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 13, Sat: Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat
    Perth Stadium, Perth
    Match starts at Jan 13, 05:15 GMT / 10:45 AM IST / 01:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 13, Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars
    Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
    Match starts at Jan 13, 08:30 GMT / 2:00 PM IST / 07:30 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 14, Sun: Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers
    Manuka Oval, Canberra
    Match starts at Jan 14, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 15, Mon: Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Match starts at Jan 15, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 16, Tue: Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers
    Perth Stadium, Perth
    Match starts at Jan 16, 08:40 GMT / 2:10 PM IST / 04:40 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 17, Wed: Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades
    Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney
    Match starts at Jan 17, 08:15 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 07:15 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 19, Fri: TBC vs TBC, Qualifier
    TBC, TBC
    Match starts at Jan 19, 07:00 GMT / 12:30 PM IST / 06:30 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 20, Sat: TBC vs TBC, Knockout
    TBC, TBC
    Match starts at Jan 20, 00:00 GMT / 1:45 PM IST / 01:45 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 22, Mon: TBC vs TBC, Challenger
    TBC, TBC
    Match starts at Jan 22, 07:00 GMT / 12:30 PM IST / 06:30 PM LOCAL
  • Jan 24, Wed: TBC vs TBC, Final
    TBC, TBC
    Match starts at Jan 24, 07:00 GMT / 12:30 PM IST / 06:30 PM LOCAL

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Squads:

Perth Scorchers: Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Cooper Connolly, Zak Crawley (England), Laurie Evans (England), Stephen Eskinazi (England), Aaron Hardie, Liam Haskett, Nick Hobson, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Mitch Marsh, Hamish McKenzie, Lance Morris, Jhye Richardson, Sam Whiteman, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye

Adelaide Strikers: Wes Agar, James Bazley, Cameron Boyce, Alex Carey, Brendan Doggett, Travis Head, Adam Hose (England), Henry Hunt, Thomas Kelly, Chris Lynn, Ben Manenti, Harry Nielsen, Jamie Overton (England), David Payne (England), D’Arcy Short, Matt Short, Henry Thorton, Jake Weatherald

Hobart Hurricanes: Corey Anderson (USA), Iain Carlisle, Nikhil Chaudhary, Tim David, Paddy Dooley, Nathan Ellis, Liam Guthrie, Sam Hain (England), Peter Hatzoglou, Sam Heazlett, Caleb Jewell, Chris Jordan (England), Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Mitch Owen, Billy Stanlake, Matthew Wade, Mac Wright

Brisbane Heat: Xavier Bartlett, Sam Billings (England), Josh Brown, Max Bryant, Spencer Johnson, Usman Khawaja, Matthew Kuhnemann, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan McSweeney, Colin Munro (New Zealand), Michael Neser, Jimmy Peirson, Will Prestwidge, Matthew Renshaw, Mitchell Swepson, Jack Wildermuth, Paul Walter (England), Jack Wood

Melbourne Renegades: Joe Clarke (England), Quinton de Kock (South Africa), Harry Dixon, Aaron Finch, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, Ruwantha Kellapotha, Nathan Lyon, Nic Maddinson (c), Shaun Marsh, Fergus O’Neill, Kane Richardson, Tom Rogers, Peter Siddle, Will Sutherland, Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan), Jon Wells, Adam Zampa

Sydney Sixers: Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Tom Curran (England), Joel Davies, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Todd Murphy, Izharulhaq Naveed (Afghanistan), Steve O’Keefe, Kurtis Patterson, Mitch Perry, Josh Philippe, Jordan Silk, Steve Smith, James Vince (England)

Melbourne Stars: Scott Boland, Joe Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Brody Couch, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Liam Dawson (England), Sam Harper, Campbell Kellaway, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Usama Mir (Pakistan), Joel Paris, Haris Rauf (Pakistan), Tom Rogers, Mark Steketee, Marcus Stoinis, Imad Wasim (Pakistan), Beau Webster (replaced by Jono Merlo for first game)

Sydney Thunder: Cameron Bancroft, Oliver Davies, Liam Doddrell, Matt Gilkes, Chris Green, Alex Hales (England), Liam Hatcher, Zaman Khan (Pakistan), Nathan McAndrew, Blake Nikitaras, Alex Ross, Will Salzmann, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Tanveer Sangha, Jason Sangha (c), David Warner

Broadcast and Live streaming details:

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