The KFC Twenty20 Big Bash was the domestic Twenty20 cricket competition in Australia. The competition is organised by Cricket Australia, and sponsored by fast food chicken outlet KFC.
The 2011–12 Big Bash League season will be the inaugural season of the Big Bash League, the premier Twenty20 cricket competition in Australia. The tournament replaces the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash.
The BBL will commence on December 16 and run for around three weeks. The two teams that qualify for the final will compete in the 2012 Champions League Twenty20 Tournament.
Each team in the BBL has a $1 million salary cap, with each team being able to sign a maximum of two international players.
• All Teams Players and Squads:-
Adelaide Strikers (Adelaide Oval)
Aiden Blizzard, Cameron Borgas, Lee Carseldine, Tom Cooper, Adam Crosthwaite, Theo Doropoulos, Brendan Drew, Callum Ferguson, Daniel Harris, Michael Klinger, Nathan Lyon, Aaron O’Brien, Gary Putland, Kane Richardson. International Player: Kieron Pollard. Coach: Darren Berry.
Brisbane Heat (The Gabba)
Ryan Broad, Nick Buchanan, Daniel Christian, Ben Cutting, Peter Forrest, Ryan Harris, Nathan Hauritz, Matthew, Hayden, James Hopes, Chris Lynn, Michael Neser, Chris Swan. International Players: Brendon McCallum, Daniel Vettori. Coach: Darren Lehmann.
Hobart Hurricanes (Bellerive Oval)
Travis Birt, Mark Cosgrove, Xavier Doherty, Luke Feldman, Evan Gulbis, Ben Hilfenhaus, Michael Hogan, Phil Jaques, Matt Johnson, Jason Krejza, Nick Kruger, Ben Laughlin, Rhett Lockyear, Tim Paine, Ricky Ponting. International Players: RanaNavedul-Hasan, Owais Shah. Coach: Ali de Winter
Melbourne Renegades (Etihad Stadium)
Ryan Carters, Aaron Finch, Shane Harwood, Aaron Heal, Jayde Herrick, Michael Hill, Brad Hodge, Glenn Maxwell, Andrew McDonald, Brenton McDonald, Dirk Nannes, Nathan Reardon, Will Sheridan, Shaun Tait. International Players: Abdul Razzaq, ShahidAfridi. Coach: Simon Helmot
Melbourne Stars (MCG)
George Bailey, James Faulkner, John Hastings, Jon Holland, David Hussey, Alex Keath, Clint McKay, James Pattinson, Rob Quiney, Peter Siddle, Chris Simpson, Adam Voges, Matthew Wade, Cameron White. Overseas Player: Luke Wright. Coach: Greg Shipperd
Perth Scorchers (WACA Ground)
Tom Beaton, Michael Beer, Mark Cameron, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Edmondson, Michael Hussey, Simon Katich, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Marcus North, Luke Pomersbach, Nathan Rimmington, Luke Ronchi. International Players: Paul Collingwood, Herschelle Gibbs. Coach: Micky Arthur.
Sydney Sixers (SCG)
Ed Cowan, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, MoisesHenriques, Brett Lee, NicMaddinson, Ian Moran, Peter Nevill, Steve O’Keefe, Ben Rohrer, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Dom Thornley, Shane Watson. International Player: Michael Lumb. Coach: Trevor Bayliss.
Sydney Thunder (ANZ Stadium)
Sean Abbott, Tim Armstrong, Nic Bills, Doug Bollinger, Luke Butterworth, Scott Coyte, Tim Cruickshank, Matthew Day, Luke Doran, Ben Dunk, Jason Floros, Phil Hughes, UsmanKhawaja, Craig Phillipson, Daniel Smith, David Warner. International Players: Fidel Edwards, Chris Gayle. Coach: Shane Duff.