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Big Bash League stats

IN its six seasons since inception in the Australian summer of 2011/12, the Big Bash League has attracted the world’s most talented cricketers, creating domestic records in the format as they chase the silverware on offer.

More so than any sport, history helps create a picture of what could come next in cricket.

With the 2018/19 Big Bash League season upon us, we look at all of the stat leaders in the competition and which records are the ones most likely to fall this summer:

Big Bash League results

Adelaide Strikers Brisbane
Hobart Hurricanes Melbourne Renegades Melbourne Stars Perth Scorchers Sydney
Sydney Thunder
2011/12 6th 5th SF (2nd) 7th SF (4th) F (3rd) W (3rd) 8th
2012/13 5th W (4th) 6th SF (1st) SF (3rd) F (2nd) 7th 8th
2013/14 7th 5th F (4th) 6th SF (1st) W (3rd) SF (2nd) 8th
2014/15 SF (1st) 8th 5th 6th SF (3rd) W (2nd) F (4th) 7th
2015/16 SF (1st) 6th 7th 5th F (2nd) SF (3rd) 8th W (4th)
2016/17 7th SF (2nd) 7th 5th SF (4th) W (1st) F (3rd) 8th
2017/18 W (2nd) 7th F (4th) SF (3rd) 8th SF (1st) 5th 6th

2018/19 Big Bash winner odds

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Big Bash League bowling records

Most wickets:

Player Wickets Matches played
Ben Laughlin (Strikers) 85 62
Sean Abbott (Sixers) 63 54
Brad Hogg (Scorchers, Renegades) 61 60
AJ Tye (Scorchers) 55 38
John Hastings (Stars) 50 38

Best bowling figures:

Player Figures Opponent Season
Lasith Malinga (Stars) 6/7 from 4 overs Scorchers 2012/13
Ish Sodhi (Strikers) 6/11 from 3.3 overs Thunder 2016/17
Daniel Christian (Hurricanes) 5/14 from 4 overs Strikers 2016/17
Sean Abbott (Sixers) 5/16 from 4 overs Strikers 2016/17
Samuel Badree (Heat) 5/22 from 4 overs Stars 2015/16

Players to take a hat-trick:

Player Opposition dismissals Season
Xavier Doherty (Hurricanes) Sydney Thunder
Simon Keen (c)
Ryan Carters (st)
Cameron Borgas (lbw)
AJ Tye (Scorchers) Brisbane Heat
Jack Wildermuth (c)
Mitchell Swepson (c)
Mark Steketee (b)

Big Bash League batting records

Most runs:

Batsmen Innings Runs
Michael Klinger (Scorchers) 61 1802
Aaron Finch (Renegades) 46 1669
Chris Lynn (Heat) 48 1560
Luke Wright (Stars) 57 1479
Brad Hodge (Renegades, Stars, Strikers) 45 1411

Highest individual score:

Batsmen Innings Opposition Season
D’Arcy Short (Hurricanes) 122* (69) Heat 2017/18
Luke Wright (Stars) 117 (60) Hurricanes 2011/12
Jake Weatherald (Strikers) 115 (70) Hurricanes 2017/18
Ben McDermott (Hurricanes) 114 (52) Renegades 2016/17
Luke Pomersbach (Heat) 112* (70) Renegades 2012/13

Most sixes:

Player 6’s
Chris Lynn (Heat) 104
Aaron Finch (Renegades) 69
Nic Maddinson (Sixers, Stars) 57
Brad Hodge (Renegades, Stars, Strikers) 54
Chris Gayle (Thunder, Renegades) 51

Big Bash League team records

Highest team totals:

Team Total Opponent Season
Hobart Hurricanes 8/223 Melbourne Renegades 2016/17
Melbourne Renegades 4/222 Hobart Hurricanes 2016/17
Hobart Hurricanes 7/210 Brisbane Heat 2013/14
Melbourne Renegades 3/210 Brisbane Heat 2013/14
Hobart Hurricanes 4/210 Brisbane Heat 2014/15

Lowest team totals:

Team Total Opponent Season
Melbourne Renegades 57 Melbourne Stars 2014/15
Perth Scorchers 69 Melbourne Stars 2011/12
Brisbane Heat 73 Sydney Sixers 2017/18
Brisbane Heat 80 Melbourne Renegades 2014/15
Adelaide Strikers 87 Sydney Sixers 2011/12

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