The Parade College Writing Workshop – Hadi Ehtsham: The BBL Melbourne Derby

Parade College Grade 9 student Hadi Ehtsham tells the tale of going to watch the Melbourne Stars play the Renegades in a derby over the 2019/20 season. Watching Glenn Maxwell blast his team to victory, Hadi’s joy is difficult to contain.

Almanac Cricket – It ain’t easy being Green: A BBL Finals preview by a Melbourne Stars fan

The BBL Finals are looming. Fans of the Melbourne Stars, like Joseph Ryan, have some painful memories to overcome but will still be there, hoping to hold the trophy aloft next Saturday.

Glenn Maxwell, the Man Cricket Doesn’t Deserve

Possibly cricket’s greatest enigma, and entertainer, Glenn Maxwell is certainly one of a kind as Nick F explains.

The Parade College Writing Workshop: Things that are important to our family

Lachie Murray continues our series from The Parade College Writing Workshop. He shares his experiences of how cricket is important to his family.

A night at the Big Bash – Taking one for the kids

Craig Dodson will take a bullet for his kids, however, under no circumstances will he put a Colonel Sanders Fried Chicken bucket on his head while watching a bunch of mediocre state cricketers hack it around the park in the Big Bash. Craig reports on a night at the BBL with his “scallywags”.

Almanac Cricket: The Catch

Dwayne Bravo’s dismissal in Monday night’s BBL match between the Melbourne Renegades and Adelaide Strikers may have been innocuous on the scorecard but was sublime for Mickey Randall.

BBL Stars v Thunder, WBBL Stars v Renegades – Sixes, Super Overs and Shane Watson

Luke Reynolds made it a family night out to the BBL on Saturday where he found the curtain-raiser, a WBBL derby between the Stars and the Renegades to be the highlight of the on-field action. (Great family happy snaps too Luke! KS)

BBL Heat v Renegades – Good, Ordinary Cricket

JB is left with the feeling he’s witnessed a good, ordinary game of cricket. Rubi, the cannons, sprinkler cam, robot cam, the music between balls, and so on, feels like a contrived attempt to convince him the BBL was more than what it was.

Oh, what a weekend

Between looking after a recuperating husband, and being dismayed about the world of men in locker rooms, Jan has had a full on weekend.

BBL06 – The Other Elephant In The Room

Kent Winzer follows Thursday’s BBL clash between the Renegades and Hobart, as the Hurricanes, thanks to a record-breaking century from Ben McDermott, win it at the death.

Almanac Cricket: BBL Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars (what a wicket)

It’s a Happy New Year from Yoshi, who writes of a happy new sports experience.

Almanac Cricket: BBL Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars

NickTheStatsGuy steps beyond statistics, bringing us words and pictures to illustrate Saturday’s Big Bash League Melbourne derby. And even his 3-2-1 votes.

Here’s what should have happened

Who’d have thunk that in 2016, Mel McLaughlin would have been treated the way she was by Chris Gayle says Anne Cahill Lambert. One off? No, it wasn’t.

Big Bash 2014-15 – Stars v Renegades: Who will rule Melbourne?

Ben Myatt writes about last summer’s BBL Melbourne derby which was decided on the last ball of the night.

The Big Bash: Just a slight change in the direction of the summer

John Harms looks at how the BBL is very AFL and 21st century.