Big Bash League is set to take place from 13th December. BBL 2022-23 prediction, previews, betting tips and odds. Also find out today match prediction to place bets with 1xbet, 10cric, bet365, dafabet and more
The 8 teams will battle it out once again in the 12th season of the Australia’s Big Bash League season 2022-23 which is scheduled to kick-off on 13th December. The current champions, Perth Scorchers will enter the season as the favourites with 4.50 odds at Bet365 and 1xBet, 4.00 at 10Cric and 4.25 at Dafabet.
To pick one strong team this season, we will back Sydney Thunder to lift the BBL 2022-23 trophy looking at its quality squad which looks quite balanced. Experienced Aussie batter, David Warner is back to the Big Bash League and we are expecting a high performance from him at the top order. Thunder has won the title once before in the 2015-16 season and we are expecting them to fetch the 2nd title in the upcoming season.
Warner along with Alex Hales and Jason Sangha is a strong batting unit while Fazalhaq Farooqi, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams are at the pace front. Tanveer Sangha also picked 16 wickets in the last season.
Betting on Sydney Thunder will be quite beneficial as the bookmakers are offering generous outright odds for this team. Dafabet is currently offering the highest odds of 7.50 for Sydney Thunder while 10cric, 1xbet and bet365 is giving 7.00.
Captain - Travis Head
Key Players - Colin de Grandhomme, Alex Carey, Rashid Khan, Matthew Short
Strikers went to the knockouts last season by finishing at the 4th spot on the table. They were knocked out in the Challenger match by Sydney Sixers. Matt Short smashed 493 runs in 16 matches at an average of 32.86.
The leading wicket taker and former skipper Peter Siddle picked 30 wickets but he is not in the Strikers side anymore. The star spinner Rashid Khan picked 20 wickets last season and he is a key player once again. Matthew Short picked 8 wickets.
Wes Agar, Cameron Boyce, Alex Carey, Harry Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Ryan Gibson, Travis Head, Adam Hose, Henry Hunt, Thomas Kelly, Rashid Khan, Chris Lynn, Harry Nielsen, Matt Short, Jake Weatherald, Henry Thorto
Adelaide Strikers BBL 2022-23 odds
10Cric is offering 9.00 for Strikers and Dafabet is offering 11.00. 1xBet and Bet365 are giving 10.00 for a Strikers win.
Captain - Usman Khwaja
Key Players - Sam Billings, Colin Munro, Matthew Renshaw, Xavier Bartlett
Brisbane Heat finished the last season at 7th spot with only 3 wins out of 14 matches. The team will be led by Usman Khwaja this season.
Bartlett and Bazley led with the ball last season but overall Heat’s bowling performance was average.
The batting line-up will have international stars Marnus Labuschagne, Colin Munro, Sam Billings.
Xavier Bartlett, James Bazley, Sam Billings, Max Bryant, Sam Heazlett, Usman Khawaja, Matthew Kuhnemann, Marnus Labuschagne, Colin Munro, Michael Neser, Jimmy Peirson, Matthew Renshaw, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, Ross Whiteley, Jack Wildermuth, Spencer Johnson, Will Prestwidge
Brisbane Heat BBL 2022-23 odds
Brisbane Heat are currently 13.00 with 10Cric, 15.00 at Dafabet and 11.00 at 1xBet and Bet365.
Captain - Matthew Wade
Key Players - Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Ben McDermott, D’Arcy Short
Hobart Hurricanes finished last season at 5th place on the points table. The batting line-up consists of the leading run scorer of the last season - Ben McDermott. He smashed 577 runs in 13 matches at an average of 48.08 and a strike rate of 153.86. Other strong batters are Wade, D’Arcy Short, Tim David and Caleb Jewel.
Zak Crawley has been brought in to replace Pakistan spinner all-rounder Shadab Khan who will leave in the middle of January.
Tom Rogers was the leading wicket taker last season but he has been traded to the Melbourne Renegades for the upcoming season. Joel Paris, Nathan Ellis are still in the squad and they performed last year.
Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Mitch Owen, Joel Paris, Wil Parker, D'Arcy Short, Matthew Wade, Billy Stanlake, Paddy Dooley, Chris Tremain, Mac Wright, Zak Crawley (Shadab Khan replacement)
Hobart Hurricanes BBL 2022-23 odds
1xbet and bet365 are offering 5.25 for Hobart Hurricanes. 10cric is offering 5.40 while Dafabet is giving 5.50 for Hurricanes to lift the trophy.
Captain - Nic Maddinson
Key Players - Aaron Finch, Sam Harper, Kane Richardson, Akeal Hosein
Aaron Finch was the leading run scorer last season, with 386 runs in 11 matches with an average of 38.60. Other leading batters were Sam Harper, Mackenzie Harvey and Shaun Marsh and they are part of the Renegades squad for the upcoming season as well.
With a strong batting line-up, Renegades also consists of an equally good bowling unit. The spinning department will be handled by Akeal Hosein and Mujeeb ur Rahman while the pace attack will be looked after by Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland and Tom Rogers.
Zak Evans, Aaron Finch, Akeal Hosein, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sam Harper, Mackenzie Harvey, Nic Maddinson (c), Shaun Marsh, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Kane Richardson, Tom Rogers, Will Sutherland, Jon Wells, Jack Prestwidge, Ruwantha Kellapotha, Marcus Harris, Andre Russell (Liam Livingstone replacement), Martin Guptill
Melbourne Renegades BBL 2022-23 odds
Renegades are at 11.00 with 10cric and Dafabet. Bet365 and 1xBet are being generous for Renegades offering 13.00.
Captain - Glenn Maxwell
Key Players - Glenn Maxwell, Adam Zampa, Marcus Stoinis, Luke Wood
Melbourne Stars ended the last season at the 6th spot with 7 wins out of 14 matches. Captain Glenn Maxwell smashed the highest individual score of the Big Bash League history. Maxwell smashed 154 runs off 64 deliveries which resulted in Stars putting up a total of 273 on the board. Joe Clarke and Hilton Cartwright were also in good form with the bat last season.
The team is well-equipped with all-rounders like Marcus Stoinis and Nathan Coulter-Nile.
England pacer Luke Wood has joined the Stars squad for the upcoming season. Adam Zampa will take care of the spin attack.
Trent Boult, Joe Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Joe Clarke, Brody Couch, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Marcus Stoinis, Beau Webster, Luke Wood, Adam Zampa
Melbourne Stars BBL 2022-23 odds
Stars are having generous prices at 7.50 with 10cric, 7.00 with Dafabet, 7.50 with 1xBet and Bet365.
Captain - Ashton Turner
Key Players - Ashton Agar, Josh Inglis, Phil Salt, Andrew Tye
The current champions, Perth Scorchers lifted their 4th BBL trophy in the last season and they also finished the league stage at the top of the table.
5 batters scored 300+ runs for Scorchers last season. Mitch Marsh smashed 347 runs in 8 matches at an average of 57.83 while 3 batters are not in the squad for this season. Captain Ashton Turner scored 357 runs.
At the bowling end, The joint-2nd highest wicket taker of the last season - Andrew Tye, is still with the side. He picked 25 wickets last season. England pacer Tymal Mills is there and he picked 12 wickets last season. Ashton Agar was the highest wicket taker with 18 wickets and he will be with the Scorchers clan for the upcoming season as well.
Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Cooper Connolly, Aaron Hardie, Peter Hatzoglou, Nick Hobson, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Mitch Marsh, Tymal Mills, Lance Morris, Jhye Richardson, Phil Salt, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye
Perth Scorchers BBL 2022-23 odds
Scorchers are favourites at 4.00 with 10cric, 4.25 with Dafabet and 4.50 at 1xbet and Bet365.
Captain - Moises Henriques
Key Players - Sean Abbott, Moises Henriques, Hayden Kerr, Josh Philippe
Sixers has won 3 BBL titles so far and they were on the verge of winning the 4th one last season but Perth Scorchers had other plans for them. The skipper of last year’s runner-up team, Moises Henriques was the leading run scorer of the team with 440 runs in 16 matches and he also picked a wicket as well.
All-rounder Sean Abbott was in brilliant form last year. He scored 117 runs and took 19 wickets in the season. Josh Philippe and Daniel Hughes scored 429 and 287 runs, respectively.
At the bowling end, the Sixers are still equipped with last season’s quality performers - Hayden Kerr (25 wickets), Steve O’Keefe (15 wickets) and Ben Dwarshuis (17 wickets).
Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Dan Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Nathan Lyon, Izharulhaq Naveed, Chris Jordan, Steve O'Keefe, Kurtis Patterson, Josh Philippe, Jordan Silk, James Vince
Sydney Sixers BBL 2022-23 odds
The runner-up of last season, Sydney Sixers are 4.80 at 10Cric, 5.00 at Dafabet and 5.00 at 1xBet and Bet365.
Captain - TBA
Key Players - David Warner, Jason Sangha, Tanveer Sangha, Daniel Sams
With 9 wins in 14 matches, Sydney Thunder finished last season at the 3rd spot and they were defeated by Adelaide Strikers in the knock-out match. Jason Sangha was the leading run scorer last year with 445 runs in 12 matches. Other quality batters are Matthews Gilkes, Alex Hales, Alex Ross and Rilee Rossouw.
Aussie opener batter David Warner is making his BBL comeback after 9 years and Thunder has signed a two-year contract with him. It will be exciting to see Warner back to Australia’s biggest T20 league.
The bowling unit is powered by pacers Daniel Sams, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Ben Cutting while Tanveer Sangha will handle spin department.
Oliver Davies, Brendan Doggett, Matthew Gilkes, Chris Green, Alex Hales, Baxter Holt, Nathan McAndrew, Alex Ross, Rilee Rossouw, Daniel Sams, Jason Sangha, Tanveer Sangha, David Warner, Fazalhaq Farooqi (replaced David Willey), Ben Cutting
Sydney Thunder BBL 2022-23 odds
Sydney Thunder are 7.00 at 10cric, 7.50 at Dafabet and 7.00 at 1xbet and bet365.
|Year of Start||2011|
|No. of Seasons Played||11|
|Current champion||Perth Scorchers|
|Tournament format||Double round-robin & playoffs|
|2022-23 Season Dates||13 December, 2022 - 04 February, 2023|
|No. of teams participating||8|
|Total no. of matches to be played in 2022-23 season||61|
Australia’s T20 tournament, Big Bash League is back for the 12th season which is set to kick-off on 13th December, 2022 with Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars locking horns in the first contest at Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Current champions, Perth Scorchers will open their camp against last year’s runner-up team, Sydney Sixers on 17th December at Perth.
A total of 61 matches will be played between 8 franchise teams which will face each other in a double round-robin format. The final of the BBL 2022-23 season will take place on 4th February, 2023.
Liam Livingstone has pulled out of the upcoming season of the Big Bash League due to a busy international schedule. He was one of the top picks in the BBL draft.
Sydney Thunder has signed Afghanistan pacer Fazalhaq Farooqi and Melbourne Renegades has signed the Kiwi opener Martin Guptill for the upcoming season.
Thunder has faced a major blow as pacer all-roudner David Willey has pulled out of the BBL 2022-23.
Aussie batter David Warner has signed a two-year deal with Sydney Thunder and he will make his BBL comeback after 9 years.
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