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2018/19 Big Bash League fixture

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The 2018/19 Big Bash League season starts on December 19 and ends with the final on Sunday, February 17.

The fixture format has undergone further expansion this year, with a whopping 59 games – 12 more than last season – crammed into a two-month schedule.

Add in all the action from Australia’s Test series, ODIs and T20s, and you have one hell of a cricket season ahead.

After the round-robin fixture, the top four teams on the ladder will compete in semi-finals, with the two winning teams advancing to the Big Final where the highest-ranked team earns the right to host.

Tap the buttons below to see each team’s 14-game fixture for the home and away season.

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Adelaide Strikers fixture

Strikers BBL dates
Opponent Date Venue Time
Brisbane Heat Wednesday, December 19, 2018 The Gabba 6.45pm ACDT
Melbourne Renegades Sunday, December 23, 2018 Adelaide Oval 6.45pm ACDT
Perth Scorchers Wednesday, December 26, 2018 Optus Stadium 6.45pm ACDT
Sydney Thunder Monday, December 31, 2018 Adelaide Oval 6.45pm ACDT
Melbourne Renegades Thursday, January 3, 2019 GMHBA Stadium 6.45pm ACDT
Sydney Sixers Sunday, January 6, 2019 Adelaide Oval 6.45pm ACDT
Melbourne Stars Friday, January 11, 2019 Adelaide Oval 6.30pm ACDT
Sydney Thunder Sunday, January 13, 2019 Spotless Stadium 2.15pm ACDT
Hobart Hurricanes Monday, January 21, 2019 Adelaide Oval 6.45pm ACDT
Melbourne Stars Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Ted Summerton Reserve 2.15pm ACDT
Sydney Sixers Tuesday, January 29, 2019 SCG 6.30pm ACDT
Hobart Hurricanes Thursday, January 31, 2019 UTAS Stadium 7.10pm ACDT
Brisbane Heat Sunday, February 3, 2019 Adelaide Oval 5.45pm ACDT
Perth Scorchers Saturday, February 9, 2019 Traeger Park 2.15pm ACDT

The Adelaide Strikers title defence begins with a trip to Brisbane on Wednesday, December 19.

Key dates include the Boxing Day grudge game with the Scorchers at Optus Stadium and the BBL07 final rematch with the Hurricanes on January 21.

No team in the BBL is playing more regional venues than the Strikers, who have dates in Geelong, Moe, Launceston and Alice Springs.

Brisbane Heat fixture

Heat BBL dates
Opponent Date Venue Time
Adelaide Strikers Wednesday, December 19, 2018 The Gabba 6.15pm AEST
Hobart Hurricanes Saturday, December 22, 2018 Metricon Stadium 6pm AEST
Sydney Sixers Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Metricon Stadium 1.45pm AEST
Perth Scorchers Saturday, January 5, 2019 Optus Stadium 8.30pm AEST
Sydney Thunder Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Spotless Stadium 6.15pm AEST
Melbourne Renegades Thursday, January 10, 2019 The Gabba 6.15pm AEST
Melbourne Renegades Sunday, January 13, 2019 GMHBA Stadium 5.35pm AEST
Sydney Thunder Thursday, January 17, 2019 The Gabba 6.15pm AEST
Sydney Sixers Sunday, January 20, 2019 SCG 6.15pm AEST
Melbourne Stars Sunday, January 27, 2019 MCG 6.40pm AEST
Hobart Hurricanes Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Blundstone Arena 3pm AEST
Perth Scorchers Friday, February 1, 2019 The Gabba 7.40pm AEST
Adelaide Strikers Sunday, February 3, 2019 Adelaide Oval 5.15pm AEST
Melbourne Stars Friday, February 8, 2019 The Gabba 7.40pm AEST

After just missing out on finals last season, Brisbane Heat are expected to go deep in BBL08.

They have a chance to set the tone early with an opening clash against the defending champions, Adelaide, at the Gabba on Wednesday, December 19.

The Heat have two home games at the Gold Coast’s Metricon Stadium this season and will also make an appearance down at Geelong.

Hobart Hurricanes fixture

Hurricanes BBL dates
Opponent Date Venue Time
Brisbane Heat Saturday, December 22, 2018 Metricon Stadium 7pm AEDT
Melbourne Stars Monday, December 24, 2018 Blundstone Arena 3.45pm AEDT
Sydney Thunder Friday, December 28, 2018 Blundstone Arena 7.15pm AEDT
Perth Scorchers Sunday, December 30, 2018 UTAS Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Sydney Sixers Friday, January 4, 2019 Blundstone Arena 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Renegades Friday, January 7, 2018 Marvel Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Stars Monday, January 14, 2019 MCG 7.15pm AEDT
Perth Scorchers Friday, January 18, 2019 Optus Stadium 9.30pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Monday, January 21, 2019 Adelaide Oval 7.15pm AEDT
Sydney Sixers Wednesday, January 23, 2019 SCG 7.15pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Blundstone Arena 4pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Thursday, January 31, 2019 UTAS Stadium 7.40pm AEDT
Melbourne Renegades Thursday, February 7, 2019 Blundstone Arena 7.40pm AEDT
Sydney Thunder Saturday, February 9, 2019 TBC 6.15pm AEDT

The Hurricanes will be aiming high after making it all the way to the big dance last year.

The Tassie team’s home and away campaign commences on the Gold Coast on January 22 and closes with a Thunder clash on February 9 at a venue yet to be determined.

Hobart will play not one, but two games in Launceston this season: one against the Scorchers (December 30) and another against the Strikers (January 31).

Melbourne Stars fixture

Stars BBL dates
Opponent Date Venue Time
Sydney Thunder Friday, December 21, 2018 TBC 7.15pm AEDT
Hobart Hurricanes Monday, December 24, 2018 Blundstone Arena 3.45pm AEDT
Sydney Sixers Thursday, December 27, 2018 SCG 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Renegades Tuesday, January 1, 2019 MCG 7.15pm AEDT
Sydney Thunder Saturday, January 5, 2019 Metricon Stadium 6.15pm AEDT
Perth Scorchers Wednesday, January 9, 2019 MCG 7.15pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Friday, January 11, 2019 Adelaide Oval 7pm AEDT
Hobart Hurricanes Monday, January 14, 2019 MCG 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Renegades Saturday, January 19, 2019 Marvel Stadium 6.45pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Ted Summerton Reserve 2.45pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Sunday, January 27, 2019 MCG 7.40pm AEDT
Perth Scorchers Sunday, February 3, 2019 Optus Stadium 9.15pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Friday, February 8, 2019 The Gabba 8.40pm AEDT
Sydney Sixers Sunday, February 10, 2019 MCG 2.45pm AEDT

Melbourne Stars kick off their campaign with an all-green battle against the Sydney Thunder on Friday, December 21.

The highlight of the fixture list, as always, is the MCG derby date against the Melbourne Renegades, which falls on New Year’s Day.

The Stars will tour a couple of new venues this season: Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast (January 5) and Ted Summerton Reserve in Moe (January 23).

Melbourne Renegades fixture

Renegades BBL dates
Opponent Date Venue Time
Perth Scorchers Thursday, December 20, 2018 Marvel Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Sunday, December 23, 2018 Adelaide Oval 7.15pm AEDT
Sydney Sixers Saturday, December 29, 2018 Marvel Stadium 7pm AEDT
Melbourne Stars Tuesday, January 1, 2019 MCG 7.15pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Thursday, January 3, 2019 GMHBA Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Hobart Hurricanes Monday, January 7, 2019 Marvel Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Thursday, January 10, 2019 The Gabba 7.15pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Sunday, January 13, 2019 GMHBA Stadium 6.35pm AEDT
Sydney Sixers Wednesday, January 16, 2019 SCG 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Stars Saturday, January 19, 2019 Marvel Stadium 6.45pm AEDT
Sydney Thunder Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Spotless Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Perth Scorchers Monday, January 28, 2019 Optus Stadium 9.15pm AEDT
Sydney Thunder Wednesday, January 20, 2019 Marvel Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Hobart Hurricanes Thursday, February 7, 2019 Blundstone Arena 7.40pm AEDT

The Renegades open their season with a tough test against the Perth Scorchers at the newly christened Marvel Stadium on Thursday, December 20.

The must-watch dates are the twin derbies against the Stars – first at the MCG on New Year’s Day, then three weeks later at Docklands on Saturday, January 19.

The ‘Gades have doubled their commitments in Geelong this year with home games against Adelaide (January 3) and Brisbane (January 13).

Perth Scorchers fixture

Scorchers BBL dates
Opponent Date Venue Time
Melbourne Renegades Thursday, December 20, 2018 Marvel Stadium 4.15pm AWST
Sydney Sixers Saturday, December 22, 2018 SCG 12.30pm AWST
Adelaide Strikers Wednesday, December 26, 2018 Optus Stadium 4.15pm AWST
Hobart Hurricanes Sunday, December 30, 2018 UTAS Stadium 4.15pm AWST
Sydney Thunder Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Spotless Stadium 4.15pm AWST
Brisbane Heat Saturday, January 5, 2019 Optus Stadium 6.30pm AWST
Melbourne Stars Wednesday, January 9, 2019 MCG 4.15pm AWST
Sydney Sixers Sunday, January 13, 2019 Optus Stadium 6.35pm AWST
Hobart Hurricanes Friday, January 19, 2019 Optus Stadium 6.30pm AWST
Sydney Thunder Thursday, January 24, 2019 Optus Stadium 6.40pm AWST
Melbourne Renegades Monday, January 28, 2019 Optus Stadium 6.15pm AWST
Brisbane Heat Friday, February 1, 2019 The Gabba 5.40pm AWST
Melbourne Stars Sunday, February 3, 2019 Optus Stadium 6.15pm AWST
Adelaide Strikers Saturday, February 9, 2019 Traeger Park 11.45am AWST

Can the Scorchers make it eight consecutive finals appearances in the BBL?

The men from the west kick things off with a tricky assignment away to the Renegades at Marvel Stadium on Thursday, December 20.

Perth’s heated rivalry with the Strikers should reach soaring temperatures this year with big clashes at Optus Stadium (December 26) and Alice Springs (February 9).

Sydney Sixers fixture

Sixers BBL dates
Opponent Date Venue Time
Perth Scorchers Saturday, December 22, 2018 SCG 3.30pm AEDT
Sydney Thunder Monday, December 24, 2018 Spotless Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Stars Thursday, December 27, 2018 SCG 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Renegades Saturday, December 29, 2018 Marvel Stadium 7pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Metricon Stadium 2.45pm AEDT
Hobart Hurricanes Friday, January 4, 2019 Blundstone Arena 7.15pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Sunday, January 6, 2019 Adelaide Oval 7.15pm AEDT
Perth Scorchers Sunday, January 13, 2019 Optus Stadium 9.35pm AEDT
Melbourne Renegades Wednesday, January 16, 2019 SCG 7.15pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Sunday, January 20, 2019 SCG 7.15pm AEDT
Hobart Hurricanes Wednesday, January 23, 2019 SCG 7.15pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Tuesday, January 29, 2019 SCG 7pm AEDT
Sydney Thunder Saturday, February 2, 2019 SCG 7pm AEDT
Melbourne Stars Sunday, February 10, 2019 MCG 2.45pm AEDT

The Sixers were the best of the rest last term, finishing fifth on the ladder despite holding the second-best net run rate (+0.331) in the competition.

The men in pink don’t have to leave Sydney until December 29, when they head south to face the Renegades in their fourth game of the campaign.

The run to the finish is even better, with five consecutive fixtures at the SCG before closing out away to the Stars on February 10.

Sydney Thunder fixture

Thunder BBL dates
Opponent Date Venue Time
Melbourne Stars Friday, December 21, 2018 TBC 7.15pm AEDT
Sydney Sixers Monday, December 24, 2018 Spotless Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Hobart Hurricanes Friday, December 28, 2018 Blundstone Arena 7.15pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Monday, December 31, 2018 Adelaide Oval 7.15pm AEDT
Perth Scorchers Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Spotless Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Stars Saturday, January 5, 2019 Metricon Stadium 6.15pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Spotless Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Adelaide Strikers Sunday, January 13, 2019 Spotless Stadium 2.45pm AEDT
Brisbane Heat Thursday, January 17, 2019 The Gabba 7.15pm AEDT
Melbourne Renegades Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Spotless Stadium  7.15pm AEDT
Perth Scorchers Thursday, January 24, 2019 Optus Stadium 9.40pm AEDT
Melbourne Renegades Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Marvel Stadium 7.15pm AEDT
Sydney Sixers Saturday, February 2, 2019 SCG 7pm AEDT
Hobart Hurricanes Saturday, February 9, 2019 TBC 6.15pm AEDT

The Thunder are looking for vast improvement across the board after missing finals two years in a row.

A run of four home games in six outings between January 2 and January 22 could prove crucial to the Green Machine’s chances in BBL08.

As ever, the derby dates with the Sixers on Christmas Eve and February 2 are must-see events.

2019 Big Bash League finals dates

Match Opponents Venue Date Time
Semi Final #1 1st place v 4th place TBA Thursday, February 14, 2019 7.40pm AEDT
Semi Final #2 2nd place v 3rd place TBA Friday, February 15, 2019 7.40pm AEDT
Grand Final semi-final winners TBA Sunday, February 17, 2019 2.45pm AEDT

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