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The revolution has been televised

Feb 7, 2012: Why did Cricket Australia dump their state-based Twenty20 format for a shiny new city-based one? One word: TV

Alex Malcolm

India in Australia 2011-12

Brad Hogg's return no joke

Jan 29, 2012: Brad Hogg is adamant he will be more than a 40-year-old sideshow in Australia's Twenty20 plans, starting with two matches against India in Sydney and Melbourne

Daniel Brettig

Perth Scorchers v Sdney Sixers, Big Bash League final, Perth

Cricket is OK

Jan 29, 2012: The game is supposed to be in all sorts of trouble. But you wouldn't know that from watching the BBL final

Scott Hazebroek

Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers, BBL final, Perth

Henriques helps Sixers to BBL title

Jan 28, 2012: The Sydney Sixers began the Big Bash League as one of the least fancied sides but they won the tournament after Moises Henriques set up their chase in the final against the Perth Scorchers

Thr Report by Brydon Coverdale

Big Bash League 2011-12

Forty-somethings make Twenty20 their own

Jan 28, 2012: Two 40-year-olds have been among the key men in the BBL. And they haven't been alone in the tournament

Alex Malcolm

A mind-blowing night in Hobart

Jan 26, 2012: What's the purpose of cricket commentary? To entertain and enlighten or to exaggerate and aggravate?

Christian Ryan

Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Sixers, BBL semi-final, Hobart

Bowlers, Maddinson help Sixers reach final

Jan 22, 2012: The Sydney Sixers only managed to reach 153 in the semi-final in Hobart, but their bowlers restricted the strong Hobart Hurricanes batting line-up, and sealed a spot in the final

Alex Malcolm

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, 1st semi-final, Perth

Mitchell Marsh and Gibbs power Scorchers to final

Jan 21, 2012: Herschelle Gibbs and Mitchell Marsh provided the batting fireworks before a double-wicket maiden from Ben Edmondson sucked the momentum out of the Stars' chase

ESPNcricinfo staff

Big Bash League 2011-12

BBL semi-final tickets at WACA sell out in 30 minutes

Jan 20, 2012: It is astonishing to think of the crowd support and television figures the green competition, in its current form, has generated

Daniel Brettig and Alex Malcolm

Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers, BBL, MCG

McKay, Hussey take Stars to semis

Jan 19, 2012: Melbourne Stars have earned a spot in the semi-finals, knocking Brisbane Heat out of fourth place with a comfortable six-wicket win over Adelaide Strikers at the MCG

The Report by Andrew Fuss

Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades, BBL, Hobart

Sixers clinch thriller but Scorchers get home semi-final

Jan 18, 2012: In the end just one run separated the two sides with Marcus North run out off the last ball to give Sydney Sixers the narrowest of victories over Perth Scorchers

The Report by Alex Malcolm

Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades, BBL, Hobart

Shah helps Hurricanes secure home semi-final

Jan 18, 2012: Hobart Hurricanes' last gasp victory over Melbourne Renegades at Bellerive Oval secured Xavier Doherty's side a Big Bash League semi-final at home

The Report by Alex Malcolm

Melbourne Renegades v Brisbane Heat, BBL, Melbourne

Heat win to keep semi-final hopes alive

Jan 12, 2012: Astute bowling from Alister McDermott followed lively innings from Daniel Vettori and Roelof van der Merwe to shut out the Melbourne Renegades and keep the Brisbane Heat in touch with a semi-final spot

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Sydney Thunder v Perth Scorchers, BBL, Sydney

Scorchers seal home semi-final with huge win

Jan 11, 2012: Perth Scorchers obliterated Sydney Thunder to secure their fifth consecutive win and ensure a home semi-final

The Report by Alex Malcolm

Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers, BBL, Adelaide

Sixers' spin pushes Strikers towards exit

Jan 10, 2012: The Sydney Sixers cruised to an easy 64-run win over the hapless Adelaide Strikers to cement their place in the top four of the Big Bash League

The Report by Andrew Fuss

Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Stars, BBL, Hobart

Fastest BBL ton at the Wright time for Stars

Jan 9, 2012: Luke Wright thumped an extraordinary 117 from 60 deliveries with eight fours and nine sixes to launch the Melbourne Stars up to third position on a very congested Big Bash League table

The Report by Alex Malcolm

Perth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers, Big Bash League, Perth

Where's the fire?

Jan 9, 2012: Plenty of boundaries and wickets. But the entertainment was questionable

Scott Hazebroek

Chris Gayle in Twenty20 matches in last 12 months

The Gayle phenomenon

Jan 9, 2012: Although Chris Gayle was already a much-feared batsman in the Twenty20 format even before 2011, his record since the beginning of 2011 is scarcely believable

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Perth Scorchers v Adelaide Strikers, BBL, Perth

Hogg spins Scorchers to clinical win

Jan 8, 2012: A sprightly Brad Hogg incited panic among the Adelaide Strikers to deliver the Perth Scorchers a 42-run victory at the WACA

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Sydney Thunder v Sydney Sixers, BBL, Sydney

Starc helps Sixers win rain-hit Sydney derby

Jan 8, 2012: A lethal spell of swing bowling from Mitchell Starc led the Sydney Sixers to a 17-run win in a rain-affected game over cross-town rivals Sydney Thunder at Stadium Australia

Andrew Fuss
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Tournament Results
Scorchers v Syd Sixers at Perth - Jan 28, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Hurricanes v Syd Sixers at Hobart - Jan 22, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 7 runs
Scorchers v Melb Stars at Perth - Jan 21, 2012
Scorchers won by 11 runs
Melb Stars v Strikers at Melbourne - Jan 19, 2012
Melb Stars won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Syd Sixers v Scorchers at Sydney - Jan 18, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 1 run
Hurricanes v Melb Reneg at Hobart - Jan 18, 2012
Hurricanes won by 7 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
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