Big Bash League 2016 Points Table: The sixth edition of Big Bash League 2016- 17 is all set to start from 20th December 2016 and continue till 28 January 2017. The complete schedule, team’s lists and team squads have been already announced and all teams are busy planning their strategy to defeat opponent teams. This cricket tournament is also popularly known as BBL and it is the premier Twenty 20 Cricket competition of Australia. Just like the previous edition 8 teams will be taking part in the league.
Big Bash League 2016 Points Table, Team Positions
Each team will play 8 group stage matches, 4 matches will be held at the home grounds and other 4 matches at the foreign soil. The four teams who stood high in points table will progress to the Semi Finals. The two teams who win the Semi Finals will be fighting for the trophy and it is already conformed that the final match will be held at the home ground of the highest-ranked team of the tournament. So far in the previous leagues out of 8 teams, 4 teams Sydney Sixers, Brisbane Heat, Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder have won the trophy at least once.
In the BBL history Perth Scorchers is one of the most successful team who have won the trophy uninterruptedly for two years and out of five seasons they reached into finals four times and the defending champions are seeking for the third successive win in the ensuing tournament. The last season 2015–16 Big Bash League title was won by the Sydney Thunder by three wickets against Melbourne Stars. Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Stars, Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder reached the semi-finals of 2015-16 league. The Perth Scorchers who were eagerly waiting to win the title for the third time lost their game in the semi-final against Melbourne Stars by 7 wickets. Lets hope the best team lift the trophy this year.
Big Bash League 2016 Teams List:
- Adelaide Strikers
- Brisbane Heat
- Hobart Hurricanes
- Melbourne Renegades
- Melbourne Star
- Perth Scorchers
- Sydney Sixers
- Sydney Thunders