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Cricket fans, are you ready? The 2017/18 Big Bash League gets going in Sydney on Tuesday 19 December.
The Sydney Smash gets the action started in style, with the showdown between Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers taking place at Spotless Stadium.
Expect even more fast-paced action on the pitch this season, as eight teams from across the country go into a big-hitting battle.
We’ve got tickets for the mighty Melbourne Renegades, Brisbane Heat, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Thunder and Hobart Hurricanes. These fixtures take place across Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium and GMHBA Stadium, Brisbane’s The Gabba, #TheFurnace (aka the WACA ground), Spotless Stadium in Sydney and UTAS Stadium in Tasmania.
Plus, we’ve got double headers with the WBBL in Perth and Geelong!
Here’s how the fixtures shape up:
Sydney Thunder at Spotless Stadium
Tuesday 19 December (Sydney Smash)
Monday 1 January
Sunday 7 January
Thursday 11 January
Brisbane Heat at The Gabba
Wednesday 20 December
Wednesday 27 December
Friday 5 January
Wednesday 10 January
Perth Scorchers at #TheFurnace (WACA)
Tuesday 26 December (WBBL Double Header)
Monday 1 January
Monday 8 January (WBBL Double Header)
Saturday 20 January (WBBL Double Header)
Thursday 25 January
Melbourne Renegades at Etihad Stadium
Sat 23 December
Friday 29 December
Friday 12 January (Melbourne Derby)
Monday 22 January
Melbourne Renegades at GMHBA Stadium
Wednesday 3 January (WBBL Double Header)
Hobart Hurricanes at UTAS Stadium
Saturday 30 December (WBBL Double Header)
If you’re new to Twenty20 or cricket in general, BBL is the perfect place to start with heaps of in-game entertainment to keep the uninitiated entertained.
All you need to do is prepare to cheer on your team of choice and embrace the excitement of your fellow fans in the stands. Easy.
Tickets for Big Bash League 2017/18 are on sale now – head to Ticketmaster.com.au/bigbashleague for fixtures and tickets.