Cricket365 – The schedule for the eighth season of the KFC Big Bash League (BBL) has been released, with the competition moving to a full Home and Away fixture, making this the biggest BBL season yet.

Summary

  • The schedule for the eighth season of the KFC Big Bash League (BBL) has been released, with the competition moving to a full Home and Away fixture, making this the biggest BBL season yet.
  • The move to a full Home and Away fixture comes with a big line-up of blockbuster matches, including a Christmas Eve double-header, starting with the Hobart Hurricanes taking on the Melbourne Stars at Blundstone Arena in the afternoon, followed by the first Sydney Smash of the season at Spotless Stadium.
  • Fans can look forward to the first Melbourne Derby of the season at the MCG, which is returning to the popular New Year’s Day timeslot, while the exciting New Year’s Eve showdown at Adelaide Oval is back, with the Adelaide Strikers set to host the Sydney Thunder.
  • For the first time ever, the summer of BBL entertainment will be taken to the Gold Coast, with the Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars scheduled to host three matches between them at Metricon Stadium.
  • Cricket Australia Head of Big Bash Leagues, Kim McConnie said: “Today we are excited to announce our first ever full Home and Away fixture for the KFC Big Bash League (BBL).


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