Twenty20 Big Bash 2008/09

Winner - New South Wales

Australia-New Zealand news

McCullum defends New South Wales move

Brendon McCullum, the New Zealand wicketkeeper, has termed his much-debated move to play Twenty20 for New South Wales as innovative and one that could add "tremendous value" to his domestic side, Otago

New South Wales v Victoria, Twenty20 final, Sydney

Brutal Rohrer sweeps the Blues to T20 title

Ben Rohrer showed no nerves as he rescued New South Wales with a fierce assault that ended Victoria's dominance of the Twenty20 competition

Overseas signings for domestic Twenty20

McCullum's deal exposes New Zealand's poor schedule

Matthew Hayden has said Brendon McCullum's move to play Twenty20 for New South Wales highlights New Zealand's "disappointing" international schedule

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts
NSW 5 3 2 0 0 6
Queensland 5 3 2 0 0 6
Victoria 5 3 2 0 0 6
South Aust 5 2 3 0 0 4
Tasmania 5 2 3 0 0 4
West Aust 5 2 3 0 0 4

Statistics

Twenty20 Big Bash, 2008/09 (in Australia Twenty20)

Twenty20 matches

Tournament Results
NSW v Victoria at Sydney - Jan 24, 2009
NSW won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Queensland v Victoria at Brisbane - Jan 21, 2009
Victoria won by 6 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
NSW v Victoria at Sydney - Jan 17, 2009
NSW won by 2 runs
West Aust v Queensland at Perth - Jan 15, 2009
Queensland won by 62 runs
Tasmania v South Aust at Launceston - Jan 15, 2009
South Aust won by 52 runs
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