Cricket Australia has confirmed on Friday that the upcoming sixth edition of the Women’s Big Bash League will be entirely held in Sydney which will commence from October 25.
The full season will be played at Sydney & Cricket Australia is working in partnership with the New South Wales Government to ensure that the competition proceeds according to the regulations of Government & COVID-19 safety guidelines with the safety of the NSW community and all participants the highest priority.
Alistair Dobson who is Cricket Australia’s Head of Big Bash Leagues said that a tremendous amount of work has been undertaken to ensure the safety of players, staff, Officials & the Public at the forefront while following the full schedule.
“We want to thank the NSW Government for their willingness to work together to deliver the WBBL|06 competition in Sydney,” Dobson said in a statement.
“We are incredibly proud to deliver a full season of rebel WBBL|06 and would like to thank the NSW Government, our partners States & Territories Associations, the Australian Cricketers’ Association as well as- in particular Cricket NSW – for rallying together at this challenging time to deliver a safe and successful tournament,” he added.
“This competition continues to grow from strength to strength. The quality of the talent is on the rise and the action is thrilling to watch,” said Lee.
“What stands out most is the great example these women are setting to young girls aspiring to play the game of cricket. I can’t wait to watch the best walk out for the Women’s Big Bash League in Sydney,” he added.