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2017/18 Big Bash squads

Big Bash 07 is here and for the first time ever we are running public drafts on TheBench.

So in preparation for your draft, here are the predicted Best XI’s for each team and their squads.

 

Adelaide Strikers

  1. Jake Weatherald (Batsman)
  2. Alex Carey (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  3. Travis Head (Batsman, All Rounder)
  4. Colin Ingram 🇿🇦 (Batsman, All Rounder)
  5. Jake Lehmann (Batsman)
  6. Jonathan Wells (Batsman)
  7. Michael Neser (Bowler, All Rounder)
  8. Ben Laughlin (Bowler)
  9. Rashid Khan 🇦🇫 (Bowler)
  10. Peter Siddle (Bowler)
  11. Billy Stanlake (Bowler)

Other squad members:

  • Jono Dean (Batsman)
  • Kelvin Smith (Batsman)
  • Liam O’Connor (Bowler)
  • Wes Agar (Bowler)

 

Brisbane Heat

  1. Jimmy Peirson (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  2. Brendan McCullum 🇳🇿 (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  3. Sam Heazlett (Batsman)
  4. Chris Lynn (Batsman)
  5. Joe Burns (Batsman)
  6. Marnus Labuschagne (Batsman)
  7. Ben Cutting (Bowler, All Rounder)
  8. Shadab Khan 🇵🇰 (Bowler)
  9. Brendan Doggett (Bowler)
  10. Mark Steketee (Bowler)
  11. Mitchell Swepson (Bowler)

Other squad members:

  • Alex Ross (Batsman)
  • Cameron Gannon (Bowler)
  • Cameron Valente (Bowler, All Rounder)
  • Jason Floros (All Rounder)
  • Josh Lalor (Bowler)
  • Matt Renshaw (Batsman)
  • Max Bryant (Batter)
  • Yasir Shah 🇵🇰 (Bowler)

 

Hobart Hurricanes

  1. D’Arcy Short (Batsman)
  2. Ben McDermott (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  3. Beau Webster (Batsman, All Rounder)
  4. George Bailey (Batsman)
  5. Dan Christian (Batsman, All Rounder)
  6. Simon Milenko (Batsman, All Rounder)
  7. Clive Rose (Bowler)
  8. Jofra Archer 🇬🇧 (Bowler)
  9. Cameron Boyce (Bowler)
  10. Jake Reed (Bowler)
  11. Tymal Mills 🇬🇧 (Bowler)

Other squad members:

  • David Moody (Bowler)
  • Hamish Kingston (Bowler)
  • James Bazley (Bowler, All Rounder)
  • Sam Rainbird (Bowler)
  • Tim Paine 🇦🇺 (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  • Tom Curran 🇬🇧 (Bowler)
  • Tom Rogers (Bowler)

 

Melbourne Renegades

  1. Aaron Finch (Batsman)
  2. Marcus Harris (Batsman)
  3. Matthew Wade (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  4. Cameron White (Batsman)
  5. Brad Hodge (Batsman)
  6. Tom Cooper (Batsman, All Rounder)
  7. Dwayne Bravo 🇹🇹 (Batsman, All Rounder)
  8. Sunil Narine 🇹🇹 (Bowler)
  9. Kane Richardson (Bowler)
  10. Brad Hogg (Bowler)
  11. Chris Tremain (Bowler)

Other squad members:

  • Guy Walker (Bowler)
  • James Pattinson (Bowler)
  • Jack Wildermuth (All Rounder)
  • Joe Mennie (Bowler)
  • Jon Holland (Bowler)
  • Matthew Short (Batsman, All Rounder)
  • Tim Ludeman (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)

 

Melbourne Stars

  1. Ben Dunk (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  2. Luke Wright 🇬🇧 (Batsman, All Rounder)
  3. Kevin Pietersen 🇬🇧 (Batsman)
  4. Glenn Maxwell (Batsman, All Rounder)
  5. Marcus Stoinis (Batsman, All Rounder)
  6. Sam Harper (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  7. James Faulkner (Bowler, All Rounder)
  8. John Hastings (Bowler)
  9. Adam Zampa (Bowler)
  10. Scott Boland (Bowler)
  11. Ben Hilfenhaus (Bowler)

Other squad members:

  • Dan Worrall (Bowler)
  • Evan Gulbis (All Rounder)
  • Jackson Coleman (Bowler)
  • Michael Beer (Bowler)
  • Peter Handscomb 🇦🇺 (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  • Rob Quiney (Batsman)
  • Seb Gotch (All Rounder)

 

Perth Scorchers

  1. Michael Klinger (Batsman)
  2. Hilton Cartwright (Batsman, All Rounder)
  3. Mitchell Marsh (Batsman, All Rounder)
  4. Adam Voges (Batsman)
  5. Ashton Turner (Batsman, All Rounder)
  6. Ashton Agar (Bowler, All Rounder)
  7. David Willey 🇬🇧 (Bowler, All Rounder)
  8. Mitchell Johnson (Bowler)
  9. Andrew Tye (Bowler)
  10. Jhye Richardson (Bowler)
  11. Jason Behrendorff (Bowler)

Other squad members:

  • Cameron Bancroft 🇦🇺 (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  • Shaun Marsh 🇦🇺 (Batsman)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile (Bowler)
  • Joel Paris (Bowler)
  • Sam Whiteman (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)

 

Sydney Sixers

  1. Daniel Hughes (Batsman)
  2. Jason Roy 🇬🇧 (Batsman)
  3. Nic Maddinson (Batsman)
  4. Sam Billings 🇬🇧 (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  5. Moises Henriques (Batsman, All Rounder)
  6. Peter Nevill (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  7. Johan Botha (Bowler, All Rounder)
  8. Sean Abbott (Bowler)
  9. Steve O’Keefe (Bowler)
  10. Ben Dwarshuis (Bowler)
  11. Henry Thornton (Bowler)

Other squad members:

  • Jackson Bird 🇦🇺 (Bowler)
  • Jordan Silk (Batsman)
  • Mickey Edwards (Bowler)
  • Mitchell Starc 🇦🇺 (Bowler)
  • Nathan Lyon 🇦🇺 (Bowler)

 

Sydney Thunder

  1. Kurtis Patterson (Batsman)
  2. Aiden Blizzard (Batsman)
  3. Shane Watson (Batsman, All Rounder)
  4. Ben Rohrer (Batsman)
  5. Callum Ferguson (Batsman)
  6. Jay Lenton (Batsman, Wicket Keeper)
  7. Chris Green (Bowler)
  8. Mitchell McClenaghan 🇳🇿 (Bowler)
  9. Clint McKay (Bowler)
  10. Gurinder Sandhu (Bowler)
  11. Fawad Ahmed (Bowler)

Other squad members:

  • Arjun Nair (Bowler)
  • Pat Cummins 🇦🇺 (Bowler)
  • Ryan Gibson (Batsman)
  • Usman Khawaja 🇦🇺 (Batsman)

 

DEFAULT RULES FOR BIG BASH ON TheBench:

Batters: 1 point per run, 5 points per catch, 5 points per run out

Wicket Keepers: 1 point per run, 10 points per catch or run out

All Rounders: 1 point per run, 5 points per catch or run out, 20 points per wicket

Bowlers: 1 point per run, 5 points per catch or run out, 20 points per wicket

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