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Big Bash League: Everything You Should Know About BBL

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Big Bash League: Everything You Should Know About BBL

BBL is one of the most popular cricket leagues in the world and its first season was played in 2011. In all seasons there were record forms and breaks because it is the most competitive tournament. If we see the

BBL news today, players from all over the world came to Australia to play in the BBL. 




Most Runs In BBL 

The first season of the BBL was played in 2011, and the latest season was in 2022. In these years, Chris Lynn is at the top with the

most runs


. He has played 102 matches and scored 3005 runs with a strike rate of 148.83. He is the first batsman to touch the mark of 3000 runs and is the most dangerous batsman. Aron Finch is at second with 2817 runs with a strike rate of 134.01 and has played 87 matches.




Highest Individual Runs In an Innings 

If we see the BBL news today, many batsmen scored centuries in the BBL. Every year many batsmen reach the century. In the 2022 edition of IPL, Glenn Maxwell scored the highest individual score in BBL. He was playing for Melbourne Stars against the Hobart Hurricanes and scored 154 runs in 64 balls and hit 22 fours and 4 sixes. His innings helped Melbourne to score 273 runs. In response, Hobart Hurricanes scored only 167 runs and lost the match by 106 runs.



Most Sixes In BBL 



When we talk about

most sixes


 in BBL, there is no surprise that Australian players will top the list. Chris Lynn is in the first position with 180 sixes. No player is close to him, Maxwell is in the second position with 109 




and nowhere close to Chris Lynn. 


Aron Finch


 is in 3rd position with 104 sixes. There is the toughest competition going on for the other place, but Chris Lynn has no other competition.




Most Fifties 

If we analyze the BBL news today

once again, Chris Lynn has topped the list. He is one of the consistent and most dangerous batsmen of T20 cricket. Surprisingly, and not on the national side because of his lack of consistency in the national team. He is in the first position with 24 half-centuries, while Aron Finch and Shaun Marsh are behind him with 22 centuries.




Most Hundreds 

It has been played for many years. Many batters have touched the mark of a hundred once, but a few batters have touched it twice, and Ben McDermott touched it thrice. Ben McDermott has scored 3 centuries in 74 BBL matches. Aaron Finch, D’Arcy Short, Glenn Maxwell, Usman Khawaja, Alex Carry, Luke Wright, and Craig Simmons have hit a century twice.


Read our blog: List of Players Who Have the Most Number of Centuries In T20 International Cricket.


Most Run In a Single Edition 

Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinins is at the top with 705 runs. In the 2019-20 season, he played 17 matches for Melbourne Stars and scored 705 runs with an average of 54.23. He hit 6 half-centuries and one century, and his 147* was the

highest individual score


 of the BBL at that time. Later, Glenn Maxwell broke this record. 




Most Wickets In BBL 

Sean Abbott is in the first position with 125 wickets. He has played 94 matches for Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunders. He has a five-wicket haul once and a four-wicket haul thrice. Andrew Tye is in second place with 118 wickets in 85 matches. He has a five-wicket haul once, and four wickets haul five times. 


Best Bowling Figures 

Sri Lankan former bowler Lasith Malinga is at the top with 6 wickets for 7 runs. In the 2012-13 season, he played for Melbourne Stars against Perth Scorchers. In 4 overs, he conceded only 7 runs and took 6 wickets which is still a score. Ish Sodhi is in the second position with 6 wickets for 11 runs. In the 2016-17 season, he took 6 wickets for Adelaide Strikers against Sydney Thunder.


Most Wickets In a Single Edition 

Daniel Sams and Peter Siddle are joint record holders of a maximum of 30 wickets in a single edition of the IPL. In the 2019-20 season, Daniel Sams took 30 wickets in 17 games for Sydney Thunders and became the first bowler to do so. Peter Siddle took 30 wickets in 17 games for Adelaide Strikers in the 2021-22 season. He levels the record of Daniel Sams. 


Most Five wickets Haul In BBL 

If we analyze the BBL news today

, taking five wickets in a 


T20 match is an achievement, and only a few bowlers have done it. Peter Siddle and Daniel Christian are at the top with 2 five wickets haul. No other bowler has taken the five-wicket haul twice.





Most Four wickets Haul In BBL 



If we see the BBL news today,

Kane Richardson and Andrew Type shared the position after taking four wickets to haul five times.




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