Aren’t you excited enough?
I am desperately waiting for this Australian super entertaining league that is scheduled to be held from 17 December 2019 to 8 February 2020.
Anyway, we have already shared the schedule on the other blog. Now let’s explore the squads of the ninth season Big Bash League. Okay above all, it has been a wonderful year for the Australian cricket team with various successful events.
So, without taking more time, let’s check out the squads of the Big Bash League 2019/20.
Australian Players: Batter George Bailey, all-rounder James Faulkner, batter Caleb Jewel, batter Ben McDermott, pacer Riley Meredith, all-rounder Tom Rogers, all-rounder D’Arcy Short, bowler Aaron Summers, wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade, medium-pacer Scott Boland.
Overseas players: 18-year old spinner Qais Ahmad (AFG), batsman David Miller (SA) (David Miller comes as a replacement for England’s Jofra Archer who will not be available due England team’s international commitments)
Australian Players: leg-spinner Cameron Boyce, all-rounder Dan Christian, batsman Tom Cooper, 19-year old medium pacer Zak Evans, batsman Aaron Finch, 17-year old all-rounder Jake Fraser-McGurk, wicket-keeper batsman Sam Harper, batsman Marcus Harris, batsman Mackenzie Harvey, slow left-arm orthodox bowler Jon Holland, left-handed batsman Shaun Marsh, pacer Joe Mennie, pacer Kane Richardson, bowling all-rounder Will Sutherland, batsman Beau Webster, all-rounder Jack Wildermuth.
Overseas players: English left-arm pacer Harry Gurney (ENG), all-rounder Mohammad Nabi (AFG)
Australian Players: All-rounder Sean Abbott, batsman Justin Avendano, all-rounder Ben Dwarshuis, batsman Jack Edwards, bowler Mickey Edwards, all-rounder Daniel Fallins, all-rounder Moises Henriques, batter Daniel Hughes, wicket-keeper batsman Peter Nevill, bowler Stephen O’Keefe, batsman Josh Philippe, bowler Lloyd Pope, batsman Jordan Silk, bowler Henry Thornton, medium-pacer Jackson Bird, off-spinner Nathan Lyon, batsman Steve Smith
Overseas Players: Bowler Tom Curran (ENG) and English batsman James Vince (ENG)
Australian Players: All-rounder Hilton Cartwright, bowler Jackson Coleman, all-rounder Nathan Coulter-Nile, wicket-keeper batsman Ben Dunk, wicket-keeper batsman Peter Handscomb, bowling all-rounder Clint Hinchliffe, batsman Nic Maddinson, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, all-rounder Jonathan Merlo, bowler Lance Morris, all-rounder Marcus Stoinis, bowler Daniel Worrall, leg-spinner Adam Zampa
Overseas Players: Pacer Pat Brown (ENG), lethal fast bowler Dale Steyn (SA)
Australian Players: batsman Max Bryant, batsman Joe Burns, bowler Ben Cutting, left-handed batsman Sam Heazlett, batsman Marnus Labuschagne, bowler Josh Lalor, batsman Chris Lynn, bowler James Pattinson, wicket-keeper batsman James Peirson, bowler Jack Prestwidge, batsman Matt Renshaw, bowler Mark Steketee, leg-spinner Mitch Swepson, pacer Ben Laughlin
Overseas Players: spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afg), spinner Zahir Khan (Afg), Star batsman Ab de Villiers (SA), wicket-keeper batsman Tom Banton (ENG)
Australian Players: All-rounder Pat Cummins, batsman & captain Callum Ferguson, bowler Chris Green, left-handed batsman Usman Khawaja, wicket-keeper batsman Jay Lenton, all-rounder Arjun Nair, bowler Daniel Sams, bowler Gurinder Sandhu, batsman Jason Sangha, medium-pacer Chris Tremain, leg-spinner Jonathan Cook, batsman Alex Ross, wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Gilkes, 17-year old leg-spinner Tanveer Sangha
Overseas players: wicket-keeper batsman Jos Butler(ENG), all-rounder Chris Morris(SA), batsman Alex Hales (ENG)
Australian Players: Bowler Wes Agar, wicket-keeper batsman Alex Carey, batsman Travis Head, batsman Jake Lehmann, all-rounder Michael Neser, bowler Liam O’Connor, batsman Matt Short, bowler Peter Siddle, bowler Billy Stanlake, all-rounder Cameron Valente, batsman Jake Weatherald, batsman Jonathan Wells, batsman Cameron White, bowler Nick Winter, pacer Harry Conway, wicket-keeper left-hand batsman Harry Neilsen
Overseas players: Wicket-keeper batsman Phil Salt(ENG), all-rounder Rashid Khan (AFG)
Australian Players: Bowler Ashton Agar, bowler Fawad Ahmed, batsman Cameron Bancroft, bowler Jason Behrendorff, bowler Cameron Green, all-rounder Aaron Hardie, batsman Nick Hobson, wicket-keeper batsman Josh Inglis, bowler Matthew Kelly, all-rounder Mitchell Marsh (c), bowler Joel Paris, bowler Jhye Richardson, all-rounder Ashton Turner, bowler Andrew Tye, wicket-keeper batsman Sam Whiteman
Overseas players: All-rounder Chris Jordan (ENG), batsman Liam Livingston (ENG)
Players from England: Tom Curran, Jos Butler, Harry Gurney, Jofra Archer, and James VincePlayers from Afghanistan: Qais Ahmad, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and Zahir Khan
Players from South Africa: Chris Morris, AB de Villiers, and Dale Steyn
The top four teams to qualify for the last year’s BBL semi-finals were Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Sixers, and Melbourne Stars. Whereas, Perth Scorchers stayed at the bottom of the points table.
For convenience, the CBTF master is sharing the past winners and runners up of the Big Bash League from the year 2012 to the last tournament.