A truncated format of Australian rules football is being developed by the AFL, after the success of Twenty20 cricket's Big Bash League.
Australian cricket's ongoing player pay dispute is delaying a resolution on Canberra's future.
Channel Ten are confident they will be able to fulfil the final year of their deal to broadcast the Big Bash League and could yet remain in the frame to retain rights to the coveted tournament.
Cricket Australia releases a video explaining its pay offer to players, but in so doing reveals the supposed runaway success of the Big Bash League has been losing millions, writes Mary Gearin.
Nathan Lyon says Canberra deserves a chance to host Big Bash matches as negotiations continue.
Cricket Australia is considering staging a Big Bash League Melbourne derby on Christmas Eve within two years, as part of a festive-season bonanza.
The prospect of a showdown between the Women's Big Bash League and AFLW next summer is becoming more realistic, and Cricket Australia hopes its beefed-up pay offer to female players will help sway them to choose cricket over football
James Sutherland says the decision to play a Big Bash League match in Canberra lies with the clubs.
Cricket's Big Bash League flogs them. In the A-League, they prove to be among the highlights of each season. And they were once a mainstay of the National Basketball League in Melbourne.
Declaring Australia is capable of doing "some damage", Australian spinner Steve O'Keefe says the right call was made to cut short his Big Bash League season and focus on red-ball cricket ahead of this month's Test series opener against India.
The Sydney Sixers' Big Bash dream is over after a humiliating loss to Perth Scorchers at the WACA.
Perth Scorchers make it three Big Bash League titles from five finals with a comprehensive nine-wicket win over the Sydney Sixers at the Furnace.
Follow our live match tracker for stats, commentary and more as Perth host Sydney in the finale of the Big Bash League.
As the sixth edition of the Big Bash came to a close on Saturday night, we named our team of the tournament.
The Sydney Sixers are WBBL champions after prevailing over the Perth Scorchers at the WACA.
Sydney Sixers win their maiden Women's Big Bash League title after beating the Scorchers by seven runs in the final at the WACA ground in Perth.
How the Big Bash League is expanding after another year of huge crowds and soaring TV ratings.
Cricket ACT wants the Sydney Thunder to descend on Canberra for the next BBL.
Australia's cricketers have praised Cricket Australia for helping to make the Big Bash League a success – at a time when they are fighting to retain the payment system they believe has underpinned the growth in the game.
Cricket Australia says more afternoon and twilight Big Bash League matches will be considered in an attempt to squeeze an extra eight games into the BBL season without it dragging it out too long.
Fit-again Perth Scorchers paceman Jason Behrendorff is looming as a shock inclusion for Saturday's Big Bash League final against the Sydney Sixers at the WACA Ground.
Eight more Big Bash League games will be scheduled next summer, reflecting the growth of the T20 competition but adding to an already crowded schedule.
The Big Bash League continues to grow in stature, with eight more matches to be staged from next season.
The Big Bash League is set to expand from next season, with an additional eight matches being added to the competition, Cricket Australia announced on Friday.
Sydney Sixers advance to the Big Bash League final against Perth Scorchers after needing a super over to get past Brisbane Heat in a thrilling clash at the Gabba.
The head of Channel Ten's Big Bash League broadcast has weighed into the club versus country debate, saying the addition of Australia's international stars to the Twenty20 competition would make only a "marginal" difference to TV ratings.
While David Hussey has retired from the Melbourne Stars, the former captain insists Kevin Pietersen is part of the "fabric" of the franchise and will remain a crucial cog in next summer's Big Bash League campaign.
Follow our live match tracker for stats, commentary and more as Brisbane host Sydney in a do-or-die semi final at the Gabba.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann has launched into Kevin Pietersen, urging the Melbourne Stars to dump the maverick batsman after the Stars were beaten in Tuesday night's Big Bash League semi-final.
Mitchell Johnson produced one of the greatest bowling displays ever seen in BBL history to lead the Perth Scorchers to a seven-wicket victory over the Melbourne Stars in Tuesday night's semi-final at the WACA Ground.
Mitchell Johnson produces the staggering figures of 3-3 in a devastating display of fast bowling to help Perth Scorchers defeat Melbourne Stars by seven wickets and earn a place in the Big Bash League final.
The television ratings war has heated up with Channel Seven hitting out at suggestions Channel 10's Big Bash League dominated over the first week of the Australian Open.
Exclusive: The trade period for the Big Bash League and Women's Big Bash League has been suspended as tensions rise between players and Cricket Australia over pay.
New Zealand import Colin Munro has expressed a strong desire to return to the Big Bash next season.
The futures of the Big Bash League's two oldest players, Brad Hodge and Brad Hogg, is unclear, despite strong seasons from the veteran pair.
Cricket Australia must turn the new generation's passion for T20 into a love of Test cricket, says Shane Watson.
Follow our live blog as the Scorchers host the Stars in a do-or-die semi-final in Perth.
Cricket NSW chief Andrew Jones believes the Big Bash should play a round in south-east Asia.
The Melbourne Stars have dropped specialist wicketkeeper Sam Harper in the hope of profiting from greater firepower in their top order in Tuesday's Big Bash League semi-final.
Melbourne Stars chief executive Clint Cooper has called for a Big Bash League symposium in a bid to find a solution to scheduling to allow Australia's international players more time in the burgeoning Twenty20 competition.
Sydney Sixers paceman Sean Abbott is putting forward a compelling case for a recall to the Australian side after emerging as one of the players of this summer's Big Bash League.
Melbourne Stars captain David Hussey insists his struggling side will head to Perth for a Big Bash League semi-final on Tuesday with confidence despite losing their past two matches.
The line-ups for the men's and women's Big Bash League semi-finals in Australia are determined - with several England players involved.
The weakened Melbourne Stars will head into this week's semi-final against the Perth Scorchers needing a burst of inspiration after dropping their final two regular season Big Bash League matches.
The Sydney Sixers have booked a ticket to Brisbane for the semi-finals after coming back from the brink of elimination to beat an undermanned Melbourne Stars at the MCG on Saturday night.
Controversial cricketer Chris Gayle has taken to Twitter with explosive claims about not being paid by Network Ten for part of his work with last year's Big Bash League. Network denies claims.
The Stars take on the Sydney Sixers at the MCG fighting for a finals spot and chance of a home semi-final.