BBL 2021-22: Here is the list of teams and squads for the upcoming edition

BBL 2021-22: Here is the list of teams and squads for the upcoming edition

As the new season of the tournament is all set to start, in this article let’s have a look at the teams and squads of this edition.

Sydney Sixers
Sydney Sixers. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

The Big Bash League (BBL) is arguably one of the most anticipated events in Australia. With the amount of excitement and competition it brings to the fore, the cricket on-lookers are on the edge of their seats. The franchise-based T20 cricket league was established in the year 2011 by cricket Australia.

Out of the eight teams contesting in the tournament, six have won the title. Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers are the most successful teams in the league having won two titles each. The finals of the BBL 2020 were also played between these two teams wherein the Sydney Sixers had emerged as the champions. The team defended their title after registering a 27 runs win against the Scorchers.

However, now the league is all set to entertain the fans with the upcoming edition starting from December. The Big Bash League (BBL) 2021-22 will be the 11th edition of the high-profile tournament. The league is all set to commence on December 5, 2021, with the final staged for January 28, 2022. A total of eight teams will be featuring in this edition of the BBL wherein the tournament will witness 61 matches.

All the matches of the mega event will be played in Australia under the guidelines put forth by the Australian government. The Sixers are the current champions of the marquee event and will lock horns with Melbourne Stars in the opening fixture of the competition. As the new season of the tournament is all set to start, in this article let’s have a look at the teams and squads of this edition.

Here are the teams and squads of BBL 2021-22

Adelaide Strikers

Wes Agar, Alex Carey, Harry Conway, Travis Head (c), Spencer Johnson, Harry Nielsen, Liam O’Connor, Matthew Renshaw, Liam Scott, Peter Siddle, Jon Wells, Daniel Worrall, George Garton, Ryan Gibson, Fawad Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Matt Short, Jake Weatherald

Brisbane Heat

Xavier Bartlett, Tom Cooper, Sam Heazlett, Chris Lynn, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jimmy Pierson (c), Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Williams, Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser, Ben Duckett, Tom Abell, Jack Wildermuth, James Bazley, Matt Kuhnemann, Max Bryant, Connor Sully

Hobart Hurricanes

Scott Boland, Tim David. Nathan Ellis, Peter Handscomb, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Mitch Owen, Wil Parker, D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade (c), Mac Wright, Sandeep Lamichhane, Caleb Jewell, Joel Paris, Harry Brook, Josh Kann, Tom Rogers

Melbourne Renegades

Cameron Boyce, Zak Evans, Aaron Finch, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Josh Lalor, Shaun Marsh, James Pattinson, Mitch Perry, Jack Prestwidge, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Nic Maddinson (c), Reece Topley, Unmukt Chand, Mohammad Nabi, Zahir Khan

Melbourne Stars

Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Seb Gotch, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Tom O’Connell, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Joe Burns, Sam Rainbird, Joe Clarke, Qais Ahmad (joining after the conclusion of Abu Dhabi T10 League), Sam Elliot, Beau Webster

Perth Scorchers

Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Aaron Hardie, Peter Hatzoglou, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Mitch Marsh, Lance Morris, Kurtis Patterson, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Colin Munro, Brydon Carse, Laurie Evans

Sydney Sixers

Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Carlos Brathwaite, Dan Christian, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Moises Henriques (c), Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Nathan Lyon, Ben Manenti, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince, Steve O’Keefe

Sydney Thunder

Jonathan Cook, Ben Cutting, Ollie Davies, Brendan Doggett, Matt Gilkes, Chris Green, Baxter Holt, Usman Khawaja, Nathan McAndrew, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Tanveer Sangha, Chris Tremain, Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Baxter Holt, Saqib Mahmood, Jason Sangha