Cricket Australia has on-screened the complete schedule of the 2021-22 Big Bash League with its completion before February 2022 for the first time since 2017. The competition endeavors return to a full home-and-away schedule.
The last four releases of the BBL have been extended till the last month of Summer with the longest among them being played as the 2018-19 season that lasted till 17th February. Hence, for the first time in four years, the tournament will be compiled within the school holidays with the final to be played on 28th January.
BBL 2022 set to begin this December
BBL 2022 will compose of a regular season of 56 games to play within 46 days running between 5th December and 19th January. Several doubleheaders alongside a triple header on the final will also be witnessed.
Notably, the eleventh edition of the extravaganza is scheduled to be played across fourteen venues including Geelong, Coffs Harbour, and Melbourne’s Junction Oval — across seven states and territories. The traditional home-and-away series expected that all the nations where BBL 2022 is set to be played, will be from travel restrictions then.
A five-match final series will then take place – The Eliminator, Qualifier, and Knock-Out held on three consecutive days between January 21-23, The Challenger on Australia Day, and the grand finale a couple of days later with the contest entirely getting winded up on 28th January.
Here is the complete schedule:
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