Fans witness mind-boggling cricket action in various tournaments after a long hiatus caused by the coronavirus. The 2020 edition of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) is also underway and has already seen several close games in the first half of the competition. As the WBBL is played in the double round-robin format, eight teams will lock horns in 56 group stage matches followed by two semi-finals and a final meeting. Specifically, the tournament takes place in the bio-secure bubble amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, fans can scroll down for the live streaming, broadcast and other broadcast data of WBBL 2020 in India. Alyssa Healy calls on BCCI to host WIPL during Women’s Big Bash League.
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The eight Australian teams participating in the tournament are Sydney Thunder Women, Brisbane Heat Women, Sydney Sixers Women, Perth Scorchers Women, Melbourne Stars Women, Adelaide Strikers Women, Melbourne Renegades Women and Hobart Hurricanes Women. While the dates of the knockout matches are not yet known, the sixth edition of WBBL started on October 25, while the final round-robin match will take place on November 22. place in most days. Also, the weather will undoubtedly play a crucial role in determining the fate of the teams, as many games have been washed away by rain.
WBBL 2020 Schedule and Race Times (IST)
As previously mentioned, the Women’s Big Bash League got underway on October 25, and the final league game will be played on November 22. 59 games will take place in the tournament, including two semi-finals and a final clash. Apart from November 3, November 4, November 10 and November 11, four games are played per day. According to Indian Standard Time (IST), the four games will be played at 1:15 AM, 3:30 AM, 4:40 AM and 8:05 AM. The remaining four days will witness only two games at 3:30 AM and 8:05 AM respectively.
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WBBL 2020 Live Telecast (TV channels in India)
Sony Pictures Network has the official broadcasting rights to the sixth season of the Women’s Big Bash League in India. WBBL 2020 matches will be broadcast on Sony Six and Sony Six HD. In Australia, fans can switch to the Fox Sports, Channel 7 and Cricket Australia network to see the live action from WBBL 2020.
WBBL 2020 live streaming online
Cricket fans who are unable to watch WBBL 2020 on television can enjoy the T20 tournament on Sony Pictures Network’s official OTT platform. Fans can install the SonyLIV app or log in to the official website to watch the live action online.
Speaking of the previous five editions of the tournament, Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers have each won two trophies, while Sydney Thunder won the first edition of the competition. Heat are also the defending champions in this tournament and it will be interesting to see if they will defend their title or if WBBL gets a new winner.