The Big Bash League is an Australian professional T20 tournament, know more about the teams, their net worth and their team owners net worth
This league was established by Cricket Australia in 2011. Cricket Australia came up with eight city-based teams. They replaced the previous version which had six state-based teams. The tournament is known as KFC Big Bash League as it is sponsored by fast food-chicken outlet KFC since the first season. In 2014, former Australia women’s captain Belinda Clark revealed that the Women’s Big Bash League will start from 2015. Next year, Cricket Australia announced that the same eight teams will field Women’s teams.
Men’s and Women’s Big Bash League Teams, Owners And Net Worth
Unlike the other T20 leagues around the globe, these teams are owned by the cricket board. The main source of the revenue in this tournament is sponsorships. The other source of income is the TV and online streaming rights.
Sydney Sixers : The Sydney Sixers Men’s has participated in the tournament since 2011, In 2015, the franchisee fielded the Women’s team. The Men’s team has won the BBL title in 2011, 2020 and 2021. They also won the now-defunct Champions League T20 league 2012 played in South Africa. On the other hand, the Women’s team has two titles in 2016 and 2017.
The Men’s team home ground is Sydney Cricket Ground whereas women’s home turf is North Sydney Oval. The color of their uniform is Magenta.
Perth Scorchers : Just like Sydney Sixers, Perth Scorchers is the three time BBL title winner in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Meanwhile, their women’s team finally broke the six season title-less streak this year as they beat Adelaide Strikers in the final. The Men’s team home ground is the new Optus Stadium in Perth whereas the women’s home turf is the old WACA ground.
Adelaide Strikers : The Men’s team won their maiden title in the 2016-17 season. The head coach of the team is the former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie. Meanwhile the women’s team is yet to win a title and recently lost to Perth Scorchers in the final of the WBBL in November. Men’s team home ground is the Adelaide Oval whereas women’s home turf is Karen Rolton Oval. However, they also play their home games at the Adelaide Oval.
Sydney Thunders : Another team from the capital of New South Wales state, the Men’s team won the BBL title in 2015-16 whereas the women’s team won it twice in 2015-16 and 2020-21. They wear lime color kits. The men’s and women’s home turf is the Sydney Showground Stadium.
Brisbane Heat : They represent the capital city of Queensland state. The Men’s team won their only BBL title in the 2012-13 season whereas the women’s team have won it twice in 2018-19 and 2019-20. The iconic stadium Gabba is the home turf for the Men’s team whereas women’s home turf is the Allan Border Field.
Melbourne Renegades : Nicknamed as Renegades, their Men’s team has won their maiden title in 2018-19, beating their rivals Melbourne Stars in the final. Their Men’s home turf is Docklands Stadium whereas women’s play their home games at CitiPower Center. They wear red and black uniforms.
Melbourne Stars : Nicknamed as Team Green, both men’s and women’s teams are yet to win their BBL and WBBL titles. Men’s home turf is the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground whereas the women’s team play their home games at the CitiPower Center.
Hobart Hurricanes : Just like Melbourne Stars, Hobart Hurricanes men’s and women’s teams are yet to win the BBL and WBBL titles. Men’s team has lost two finals whereas the women’s team is yet to play a final. Men’s home turf is the University of Tasmania stadium while women’s home turf is Blundstone Arena.