All times

Sixteen-year-old Litchfield in match-winning 97-run stand with Blackwell (2:00)
Getty Images
144dAndrew McGlashan

Takeaways from the new-look Big Bash season

Here are some key points after the announcement of the fixtures for a tournament that needed a shot in the arm after an underwhelming 2018-19 edition

ESPNcricinfo Ltd
304dESPNcricinfo staff

The curse of finishing top in the Big Bash

In six out of the eight editions of the BBL, the team finishing top of the table as fallen at the semi-final. Here's a brief history of the curse of dominating the group stage

Michael Dodge/Stringer
321dThe Report by Sam Perry at Docklands

Cameron Boyce's whirwind fifty downs the Thunder

On a slow, grippy pitch where hardly anyone else got going, the allrounder smashed an unbeaten 51 off 22 to infuse life into a stuttering Renegades innings

Getty Images
328dThe Report by Daniel Brettig

Finch, Gurney bolster Renegades in top four

Melbourne Renegades completed a defence of 152 to defeat the Sydney Thunder - one of their nearest rivals on the competition table - by 12 runs in Sydney