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Cricket Australia: KFC BBL|12 Final to be held at Optus Stadium

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For the first time, the KFC BBL|12 Final will be held at Optus Stadium next Saturday, February 4.

The Perth Scorchers earned hosting rights for the Final with a seven wicket win over the Sydney Sixers in front of 41,126 fans in The Qualifier tonight.

It will be the fifth KFC BBL Final to be held in Perth, with all previous editions at the WACA Ground.

The Sixers will receive a second chance to reach the finale when they host The Challenger on Thursday, February 2 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

KFC BBL|12 Finals Schedule

Sunday, January 29: ‘The Knockout’ – Melbourne Renegades v Brisbane Heat, Marvel Stadium, 7:15pm AEDT.

Thursday, February 2: ‘The Challenger’ – Sydney Sixers v winner of The Knockout, Sydney Cricket Ground, 7:15pm AEDT

Saturday, February 4: ‘The Final’ – Perth Scorchers v winner of The Challenger, Optus Stadium, 4:30pm AWST/7:30pm AEDT.

A reserve day is also available for The Final only, on Sunday, February 5 with a 4:15pm AWST/7:15pm AEDT start time.

All KFC BBL|12 Finals matches will be broadcast live on Seven, Foxtel, Kayo and SEN.


Tickets are available at from the following times:

  • The Knockout: On sale now.
  • The Challenger: Sunday, January 29 from 10:00am AEDT for Sixers members and 1:00pm AEDT for the general public
  • The Final: Sunday, January 29 from 10:00am AWST for Scorchers members and 1:00pm AWST for the general public

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

“The KFC BBL|12 is reaching an exciting conclusion with three Finals matches remaining to determine this season’s champions.

“The League is also excited by two upcoming milestones that demonstrate the impact the competition has made on the Australian summer.

“The ten millionth fan in KFC BBL history is expected to attend an upcoming Finals match, while the BBL’s resurgence after pandemic restrictions will be capped by the one millionth fan through the gates this season.

“Such enormous feats would not be possible without the commitment of our players, clubs, match officials, broadcasters, partners, venues and staff to the success of the BBL.”

The KFC Big Bash League schedule is subject to change.


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