Scorchers make light work of Heat in semi-final
Scorchers make light work of Heat in semi-final

The Scorchers avoided a repeat of last year's semi-final to chase down a modest 124 and storm into the final

Abbott, Botha cameos put Sixers in semis
Abbott, Botha cameos put Sixers in semis

Sean Abbott's unbeaten 33 and Johan Botha's 25 rescued Sydney Sixers from 6 for 97 and helped the team seal a chase of 157 with an over to spare

Scorchers thump Hurricanes to secure home semi-final
Scorchers thump Hurricanes to secure home semi-final

Perth Scorchers, led by Shaun Marsh's fifty, aced a chase of 135 in 13.5 overs to secure a home semi-final at the WACA, where they are tough to beat

CA unhappy with on-air tactics exchange
CA unhappy with on-air tactics exchange

CA is looking into an incident during the BBL game between Thunder and Strikers after the broadcasters passed on tactical information to Strikers captain Brad Hodge during the game

BBL stint rejuvenates Sodhi's love for the game
BBL stint rejuvenates Sodhi's love for the game

Ish Sodhi, who played three games, found dip, drift and turn to pick up nine wickets, including the second-best figures in the competition's history, and the best since 2012

Sodhi's 6 for 11 knocks Sydney Thunder out
Sodhi's 6 for 11 knocks Sydney Thunder out

Ben Dunk and Ish Sodhi helped the Adelaide Strikers register a 77-run win against Sydney Thunder, a result that knocked both sides out of finals contention

BBL mulls changes to over-rate penalties
BBL mulls changes to over-rate penalties

The Big Bash League will look to "innovate" with punishment for slow over-rates in order to avoid situations like the banning of the Brisbane Heat captain Brendon McCullum for Tuesday's win over the Melbourne Stars

Swepson's spin helps Heat into playoffs
Swepson's spin helps Heat into playoffs

The Brisbane Heat became the first team to secure their position in the playoff stage of the Big Bash League, after sealing a seven-wicket win over the Melbourne Stars

Fawad and Brathwaite derail Sixers
Fawad and Brathwaite derail Sixers

Picking up seven wickets between them, the two players helped Sydney Thunder thrash Sydney Sixers with eight wickets and 60 balls to spare

Thunder seal derby via boundary count
Thunder seal derby via boundary count

The Sydney Thunder and the Sydney Sixers could not be separated on runs even after the Super Over. So it all came down to the boundary aggregate

McDermott 114 in Hurricanes' record last-ball chase
McDermott 114 in Hurricanes' record last-ball chase

Hobart Hurricanes stayed alive in BBL6 with a last-ball win and a record run chase against Melbourne Renegades

ECB casts its eye over the Big Bash
ECB casts its eye over the Big Bash

An ECB delegation has spent time in Australia this month assessing the Big Bash League as they step up preparations for a high-powered tournament of their own

Unflagging and zealous, Billings seeks new peaks
Unflagging and zealous, Billings seeks new peaks

Sam Billings may be a peripheral figure in England's one-day set-up, but his appetite for learning and hard graft is increasingly hard to ignore

Boland, Hilfenhaus lead Stars to comeback win
Boland, Hilfenhaus lead Stars to comeback win

Scott Boland's 4 for 30 helped Melbourne Stars restrict Adelaide Strikers to 152, a total chased down with the help of Ben Hilfenhaus' violent 32

Beams bags three as Stars saunter home
Beams bags three as Stars saunter home

Melbourne Stars ended their run of four straight defeats by beating Adelaide Strikers in a low-quality game at the MCG, despite losing their captain Meg Lanning to injury shortly before the game began

Sixers hold on to clinch six-wicket win against Renegades
Sixers hold on to clinch six-wicket win against Renegades

The Sixers pulled off the highest successful chase at the SCG to beat the Renegades amidst a confusing last over

Healy, bowlers lead Sixers to sixth straight win
Healy, bowlers lead Sixers to sixth straight win

Considering their bowlers had limited Perth Scorchers to only 129, even a mid-innings wobble did not prevent Sydney Sixers from winning their sixth match on the trot

'Disappointed' Finch blames himself for ODI axe
'Disappointed' Finch blames himself for ODI axe

Aaron Finch was dropped in favour of Usman Khawaja after a slump in form that saw him fail to score a century in his last 19 innings

Pietersen, spinners trample Renegades
Pietersen, spinners trample Renegades

Kevin Pietersen's punishing fifty and three-wicket hauls from Adam Zampa and Michael Beer headlined Melbourne Stars' win over the Renegades at Docklands Stadium

Wyatt, Britt ensure Renegades' derby win
Wyatt, Britt ensure Renegades' derby win

Renegades won their second-consecutive match against their local rivals as they beat Stars by five wickets with three balls to spare