The Women’s Big Bash League 2022-23 Format and Overview

The Women’s Big Bash League 2022-23 Format and Highlights

The Women’s Big Bash League, an annual Australian women’s domestic Twenty20 cricket competition, was established in 2015 and takes place from October to December. The league comprises eight teams, each representing a city in Australia. In the 2022-23 season, the tournament adopts a double round-robin format. This structure entails each of the eight teams facing every other team twice during the league stage, resulting in a total of 56 matches. The team that tops the table directly advances to the final, while the third and fourth-placed teams compete in an eliminator. The victor of the eliminator then challenges the second-placed team from the group stages in the challenger, vying for a spot in the final.

The schedule for the Women’s Big Bash League 2022-23:

Date Time (IST) Match Venue
21 Nov 2023 4:40 AM Melbourne Renegades Women vs. Hobart Hurricanes Women Melbourne
21 Nov 2023 8:10 AM Perth Scorchers Women vs. Sydney Sixers Women Adelaide
22 Nov 2023 7:10 AM Melbourne Stars Women vs. Sydney Thunder Women Melbourne
23 Nov 2023 12:10 AM Adelaide Strikers Women vs. Perth Scorchers Women Adelaide
23 Nov 2023 3:10 PM Brisbane Heat Women vs. Sydney Thunder Women Adelaide
25 Nov 2023 11:10 PM Adelaide Strikers Women vs. Hobart Hurricanes Women Sydney
26 Nov 2023 2:40 AM Sydney Sixers Women vs. Sydney Thunder Women Sydney
28 Nov 2023 TBA P3 vs. P4 – Eliminator TBA
29 Nov 2023 TBA P2 vs. Winner of Eliminator – Challenger TBA
30 Nov 2023 TBA P1 vs. Winner of Challenger – Final TBA

In the Women’s Big Bash League 2022-23, several standout performers have made a significant impact:

  • Alex Hales: Impressed as the leading run-scorer, amassing 245 runs in 7 matches.
  • Henry Thornton: Stood out as the highest wicket-taker, claiming 16 wickets in 6 matches.
  • Matthew Wade: Showcased power-hitting prowess, hitting the most sixes with a total of 10 in 4 innings.
  • Joe Clarke: Achieved the highest individual score, recording an impressive 101* runs.

These players have played pivotal roles, showcasing their skills and contributing significantly to their respective teams in the Women’s Big Bash League 2022-23.

The Women’s Big Bash League 2022-23 teams and their current standings:

Team Matches Played Matches Won Matches Lost Points
Sydney Sixers Women 14 11 2 23
Adelaide Strikers Women 14 8 5 17
Brisbane Heat Women 14 8 5 17
Hobart Hurricanes Women 14 7 6 15
Perth Scorchers Women 14 6 7 13
Melbourne Stars Women 14 5 6 13
Melbourne Renegades Women 14 4 9 9
Sydney Thunder Women 14 1 10 5

 

In the 2022-23 Women’s Big Bash League, a double round-robin format is employed. Each of the eight teams competes against every other team twice during the league stage, resulting in a total of 56 matches. The team securing the top position in the table directly advances to the final. Meanwhile, the teams finishing in third and fourth place engage in an eliminator. The victorious team in the eliminator subsequently faces the second-placed team from the group stages in the challenger, vying for a coveted spot in the final.

WBBL 2023 Schedule | 2023/24 Women’s Big Bash League Fixtures | ESPNcricinfo

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