KFC Twenty20 Big Bash

The KFC Twenty20 Big Bash was a domestic Twenty20 cricket competition in Australia. The competition was organised by Cricket Australia, and sponsored by fast food chicken outlet KFC. The competition was replaced by the Big Bash League as Australia's domestic Twenty20 competition after the 2010–11 tournament. The Victorian Bushrangers were the most successful team during the tournament's running, winning the title four times.

KFC Twenty20 Big Bash
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Official Logo of KFC Twenty20 Big Bash
Countries Australia
AdministratorCricket Australia
FormatTwenty20
First edition2005–06
Latest edition2010–11
Tournament formatRound-robin and knockout finals
Number of teams6
Most successfulVictorian Bushrangers (4 titles)
QualificationChampions League Twenty20
Most runsOverall:
Australia Brad Hodge (919)
Most wicketsOverall:
Australia Dirk Nannes (31)
WebsiteOfficial website

TeamsEdit

  Team name
(Sponsored name)
Home ground(s) Last win Wins Runners Up
  Victorian Bushrangers Melbourne Cricket Ground 2009–10 4 1
  New South Wales Blues Sydney Cricket Ground,
ANZ Stadium, Sydney
2008–09 1 2
  Southern Redbacks Adelaide Oval 2010–11 1 1
  Tasmanian Tigers Bellerive Oval, Hobart N/A 0 1
  Western Warriors The WACA, Perth N/A 0 1
  Queensland Bulls The Gabba, Brisbane N/A 0 0

PlacingsEdit

Season Winner Runner-up Third Fourth Fifth Sixth
2005–06 Victoria New South Wales Western Australia Queensland South Australia Tasmania
2006–07 Victoria Tasmania Western Australia South Australia Queensland New South Wales
2007–08 Victoria Western Australia Tasmania New South Wales Queensland South Australia
2008–09 New South Wales Victoria Queensland South Australia Western Australia Tasmania
2009–10 Victoria South Australia Queensland Western Australia New South Wales Tasmania
2010–11 South Australia New South Wales Tasmania Western Australia Queensland Victoria

FinalsEdit

Year Final Venue Final Attendance Final
Winner Result Runner-up
2005–06
Details
North Sydney Oval, Sydney 5,669   Victoria
233 for 7 (20 overs)
Victoria won by 93 runs Scorecard   New South Wales
140 all out (15.3 overs)
2006–07
Details
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne 28,960   Victoria
160 for 6 (20 overs)
Victoria won by 10 runs Scorecard   Tasmania
150 for 8 (20 overs)
2007–08
Details
WACA, Perth 16,589   Victoria
203 for 8 (20 overs)
Victoria won by 32 runs Scorecard   Western Australia
171 all out (19.3 overs)
2008–09
Details
ANZ Stadium, Sydney 17,592   New South Wales
167 for 5 (20 overs)
New South Wales won by 5 wickets Scorecard   Victoria
166 for 4 (20 overs)
2009–10
Details
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide 17,722   Victoria
166 for 7 (20 overs)
Victoria won by 48 runs Scorecard   South Australia
118 for 9 (20 overs)
2010–11
Details
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide 27,920   South Australia
155 for 2 (17.3 overs)
South Australia won by 8 wickets Scorecard   New South Wales
153 for 8 (20 overs)

RecordsEdit

Television coverageEdit

All games, including the finals were covered by Fox Sports.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cricket Records - Big Bash (State Competition) - Records - Highest totals - ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Cricket Records - Big Bash (State Competition) - Records - Lowest totals - ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Cricket Records - Big Bash (State Competition) - Records - Largest victories - ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Cricket Records - Big Bash (State Competition) - Records - Smallest victories (including ties) - ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Cricket Records - Big Bash (State Competition) - Records - High scores - ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Cricket Records - Big Bash (State Competition) - Records - Best bowling figures in an innings - ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Cricket Records - Big Bash (State Competition) - Records - Most catches - ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 September 2015.

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