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Cricket Australia: Weber WBBL|08 Finals series schedule and media diary

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The battle for the Weber WBBL|08 champion’s trophy will come alive this week, with details now confirmed for all three Finals series matches.

The Sydney Sixers, Adelaide Strikers, Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes have all secured a Finals berth via a top four finish in the regular season.

Karen Rolton Oval, the home venue of the second-placed Adelaide Strikers, will play host to both The Eliminator (Wednesday, November 23) and The Challenger (Thursday, November 24).

The Final will be held at North Sydney Oval, home venue of the Sydney Sixers, on Saturday, November 26.

Details of each Finals match are:

  • The Eliminator: Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes. Wednesday, November 23, 6:40pm ACDT/7:10pm AEDT, Karen Rolton Oval.
  • The Challenger: Adelaide Strikers v winner of The Eliminator. Thursday, November 24, 6:40pm ACDT/7:10pm AEDT, Karen Rolton Oval.
  • The Final: Sydney Sixers v winner of The Challenger. Saturday, November 26, 5:20pm AEDT, North Sydney Oval.

Tickets to all Finals matches will go on sale at 10:00am local time tomorrow in both Adelaide and Sydney at cricket.com.au/big-bash/

The Finals will be broadcast live on the Seven Network, Foxtel, Kayo Sports and ABC Radio.

A reserve day also exists for The Final only, with the match able to be played on Sunday, November 27 from 5:20pm AEDT.

Alistair Dobson, Cricket Australia’s General Manager, Big Bash Leagues, said:

“Congratulations to the Sydney Sixers, Adelaide Strikers, Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes on earning a place in the Weber WBBL|08 Final.

“This has been a fantastic WBBL season, highlighted by our return to every team’s home market around the country. Fans have been treated to quality cricket on the field and a brilliant experience off it.

“We look forward to welcoming fans to Karen Rolton Oval and North Sydney Oval this week to witness another epic Finals series.”

MEDIA DIARY

The following opportunities are available to media during Weber WBBL|08 Finals week. Further details will be shared throughout the week.

DateDetails
Monday, 21/11Sydney Sixers’ Erin Burns | North Sydney Oval | 12:30pm AEDT
Tuesday, 22/11Sydney Sixers player | Sydney Cricket Ground | Time TBC 
Adelaide Strikers, Brisbane Heat and Hobart Hurricanes players | Adelaide location TBC | Time TBC
Wednesday, 23/11TBC
Thursday, 24/11Sydney Sixers coach Charlotte Edwards | Location & time TBC 
Friday, 25/11Sydney Sixers captain Ellyse Perry & opposing captain | North Sydney Oval | Time TBC

Fans are encouraged to stay up to date with the latest information on the summer of Big Bash including tickets, memberships and news via our Australian Cricket Family. Not already an ACF member? Sign up here.

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