After a huge World Cup in Australia during the spring, the Big Bash will return for its 12th instalment this summer and give T20 fans plenty of nightly entertainment.
Perth Scorchers will be looking to defend their title, with both Sydney clubs expected to be right up there at the pointy end of the season.
Faf du Plessis, Trent Boult and Andre Russell headline an exciting group of overseas players who will join the competition for BBL|12, while the likes of Rashid Khan and Alex Hales are out for another campaign.
The Sporting News has everything you need to know for BBL|12 below.
When is the Big Bash?
This year’s Big Bash League will kick off on Tuesday, December 13th with a clash between the Thunder and Stars.
The finals series for BBL|12 will begin on Friday, January 27th with the final on Saturday, February 4th.
Matches will be held at different times across the country, with games being played on the majority of days between the start of the season and the final.
How to watch or stream Big Bash 2022/23
Channel 7 will hold the free-to-air rights for this year’s Big Bash season, while select games will only be broadcast on Foxtel and Kayo.
All four finals games will be broadcast live on Channel 7.
|TV Channel||Fox Cricket/Channel 7|
BBL|12 schedule and results
To see the full schedule and results for BBL|12, click here.
To see every club’s full squad for BBL|12, click here.
To purchase tickets for any BBL|12 match, click here.
BBL|12 betting odds
Sydney Sixers are the outright favourites for this year’s Big Bash season, with the Hobart Hurricanes and Sydney Thunder not far behind.
Reigning champions Perth Scorchers are one of the outsiders to win the competition in BBL|12.
Odds courtesy of TAB, correct as of December 7th.