BBL beats season of uncertainty: 'There are moments when you hold your breath'

BBL beats season of uncertainty: 'There are moments when you hold your breath'

Head of the Big Bash, Alistair Dobson, reflects on the season which brought strong viewing figures and what comes next

ESPNcricinfo BBL team of the season
ESPNcricinfo BBL team of the season

After 61 matches who are the players to leave a mark on the BBL10 season?

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WATCH: Sixers crowned champions in front of adoring home crowd
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WATCH: Dwarshuis' 3 for 37 helps Sixers to consecutive BBL titles
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WATCH: Vince smashes attacking 95 for Sixers
Scorchers vs Heat
Challenger final
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(18.1/18.1 ov)189/1
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BH

(18/18 ov, target 200)150/9
Scorchers won by 49 runs (D/L method)
Livingstone, Behrendorff fire Scorchers into BBL final
Livingstone, Behrendorff fire Scorchers into BBL final

A powerful batting performance was backed up by a trademark bowling squeeze

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WATCH: Lynn bounces a huge six off the scoreboard
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WATCH: Livingstone smokes six maximums in his 77 off 39 balls
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WATCH: Livingstone sends a six out of the stadium
Thunder vs Heat
Knockout final
'My head was probably spinning a bit' - Heazlett
'My head was probably spinning a bit' - Heazlett

The batsman struggled for the first part of his innings but was able to turn in a match-winning hand

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Heazlett's 74* leads Heat past Thunder
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Swepson strikes twice in final over of his spell
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Khawaja survives lbw in first over of Knockout game
Stars vs Sixers
BBL 2020-21
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177/6
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SS

(19.5/20 ov, target 178)180/5
Sixers won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Stars miss finals; clinical Sixers top table
Stars miss finals; clinical Sixers top table

Bash Boost point helps Sixers win; Stars miss playoffs for only the second time

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WATCH: Maxwell hits third half-century this BBL
WATCH: Maxwell hits third half-century this BBL

Stars' captain's 66 from 41 balls helped post 177 against Sixers

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WATCH: Maxwell takes a superb catch to dismiss Hughes
WATCH: Maxwell takes a superb catch to dismiss Hughes

Glenn Maxwell covers great ground to take a tremendous catch to send Daniel Hughes back

Renegades vs Hurricanes
BBL 2020-21
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150/5
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HH

(20 ov, target 151)139/9
Renegades won by 11 runs
Evans takes five as Renegades dump out Hurricanes
Evans takes five as Renegades dump out Hurricanes

Webster led the recovery before the Hurricanes' big-name batting order failed to fire

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WATCH: Hatzoglou's beauty bowls McDermott
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WATCH: Evans takes 5 for 33 leads Renegades to 11-run win