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AFL's version of T20 cricket in the works

A truncated format of Australian rules football is being developed by the AFL, after the success of Twenty20 cricket's Big Bash League.

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Cricket Australia pay dispute could have a knock on effect for Big Bash League in Canberra

Australian cricket's ongoing player pay dispute is delaying a resolution on Canberra's future.

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Channel Ten say business as usual for Big Bash League coverage despite financial turmoil

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.

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'Nothing more than propaganda': Cricket Australia's pay dispute explainer panned

'Nothing more than propaganda': Cricket Australia's pay dispute explainer panned

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.

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Big Bash losing money? Cricket Australia's latest move in pay dispute

Big Bash losing money? Cricket Australia's latest move in pay dispute

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.

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Nathan Lyon backs calls for Big Bash League cricket at Manuka Oval next season

Nathan Lyon says Canberra deserves a chance to host Big Bash matches as negotiations continue.

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Cricket Australia weighs up Christmas Eve Big Bash derby in Melbourne

Cricket Australia is considering staging a Big Bash League Melbourne derby on Christmas Eve within two years, as part of a festive-season bonanza.

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WBBL confident of winning player battle with AFLW

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

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Big Bash League chiefs confident of winning player battle with AFLW

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

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Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says Big Bash League clubs hold the key to Canberra's elite cricket

James Sutherland says the decision to play a Big Bash League match in Canberra lies with the clubs.

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Super Netball: Hello Collingwood Magpies and welcome back to a Melbourne derby

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.

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India v Australia Test series: We can inflict 'damage', says Steve O'Keefe

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.

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Sydney Sixers demolished by rampant Perth Scorchers in Big Bash League final

The Sydney Sixers' Big Bash dream is over after a humiliating loss to Perth Scorchers at the WACA.

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Scorchers win third Big Bash title, beating Sixers

Scorchers win third Big Bash title, beating Sixers

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.

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Live cricket scores - Big Bash League final: Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers from the WACA

Follow our live match tracker for stats, commentary and more as Perth host Sydney in the finale of the Big Bash League.

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2016-2017 Big Bash League team of the tournament

As the sixth edition of the Big Bash came to a close on Saturday night, we named our team of the tournament.

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2016/2017 Big Bash League team of the tournament

As the sixth edition of the Big Bash came to a close on Saturday night, we named our team of the tournament.

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Sydney Sixers claim maiden women's Big Bash League title

The Sydney Sixers are WBBL champions after prevailing over the Perth Scorchers at the WACA.

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Sixers crowned WBBL champions after beating Scorchers in final

Sixers crowned WBBL champions after beating Scorchers in final

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.

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Could Big Bash cricket usurp Tests in Australia?

Could Big Bash cricket usurp Tests in Australia?

How the Big Bash League is expanding after another year of huge crowds and soaring TV ratings.

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Cricket ACT boss Cameron French buoyed by Big Bash League expansion announcement

Cricket ACT wants the Sydney Thunder to descend on Canberra for the next BBL.

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Bigger Big Bash League praised but players say pay structure must remain

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.

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More twilight and afternoon games to be considered Big Bash League to add more matches for 2017-18 season

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.

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Perth Scorchers' Jason Behrendorff in line for shock Big Bash League final inclusion

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.

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More BBL games on the way, but packed schedule remains a concern

More BBL games on the way, but packed schedule remains a concern

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.

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Big Bash League to add more matches for 2017-18 season

The Big Bash League continues to grow in stature, with eight more matches to be staged from next season.

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Big Bash League adds eight matches, as expansion plans for BBL 07 are revealed

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.

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Sixers beat Heat in super over to make BBL final

Sixers beat Heat in super over to make BBL final

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.

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BBL06: Big Bash League TV boss downplays importance of Australia's international stars playing T20 event

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.

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David Hussey retires but Kevin Pietersen is part of Melbourne Stars' 'fabric'

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.

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Live Big Bash League semi-final: Brisbane Heat v Sydney Sixers

Follow our live match tracker for stats, commentary and more as Brisbane host Sydney in a do-or-die semi final at the Gabba.

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BBL semi-final: Darren Lehmann urges Melbourne Stars to sack Kevin Pietersen

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.

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Mitchell Johnson on fire as Scorchers skittle Stars in 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.

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Johnson destroys Stars, as Scorchers win through to BBL final

Johnson destroys Stars, as Scorchers win through to BBL final

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.

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Television ratings war heats up as Channel Seven hits back at Channel Ten

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.

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Big Bash League trade period suspended as tensions grow over pay

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.

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Big Bash League: Sydney Sixers' Colin Munro keen for second BBL stint

New Zealand import Colin Munro has expressed a strong desire to return to the Big Bash next season.

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BBL: Veterans Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg face uncertain futures

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.

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Love of Big Bash League needs to translate to Test cricket, says Shane Watson

Cricket Australia must turn the new generation's passion for T20 into a love of Test cricket, says Shane Watson.

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Live Big Bash League semi-final: Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars

Follow our live blog as the Scorchers host the Stars in a do-or-die semi-final in Perth.

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Big Bash League should play Hong Kong round, Cricket NSW proposes

Cricket NSW chief Andrew Jones believes the Big Bash should play a round in south-east Asia.

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BBL06 semi-final: Stars axe gloveman but Marcus Stoinis a boost against Perth Scorchers

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.

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Melbourne Stars CEO Clint Cooper calls for scheduling clashes to be solved

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.

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BBL06: Sydney Sixers' Sean Abbott in frame for recall to Australian team

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.

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BBL semi-finals: David Hussey says Melbourne Stars head to Perth with confidence

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.

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Big Bash League: Semi-final line-ups decided for men & women

Big Bash League: Semi-final line-ups decided for men & women

The line-ups for the men's and women's Big Bash League semi-finals in Australia are determined - with several England players involved.

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Big Bash League 06: Melbourne Stars to play Perth Scorchers in semi-final

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.

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BBL06: Sydney Sixers through to Big Bash League semi-finals after defeating Melbourne Stars

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.

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Chris Gayle claims he wasn't been paid for Big Bash League

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.

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Big Bash League live: Melbourne Stars v Sydney Sixers

The Stars take on the Sydney Sixers at the MCG fighting for a finals spot and chance of a home semi-final.

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