The 2019 season of the Big Bash League (BBL) is set to begin on December 17 with the match between Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunders. Melbourne Renegades will be defending their title this time around under the leadership of opening batsman Aaron Finch.
The tournament will consist of 61 matches in total whereas the final of the competition will be played on February 08, 2020. In this preview, we will be discuss one potential star performer for each of the eight teams in the competition.
Rashid Khan (Adelaide Strikers):
Rashid Khan is arguably the best leg-spinner currently playing in white-ball cricket. The-right arm leggie has played 193 matches in his T20 career where he has 272 wickets to his name at an impressive strike-rate of 16.3, which included five four-wicket and two five-wicket hauls.
Chris Lynn (Brisbane Heat):
Chris Lynn is one of the hardest-hitting batsman currently playing in the shortest format of the game. The right-hander has played 163 matches in T20 format where he has scored 3,126 runs at a strike-rate of 32.36 along with an impressive strike-rate of 141.84, which included one century and 31 half-centuries.
D'Arcy Short (Hobart Hurricanes):
D'Arcy Short is one of the most prolific batsman in the history of BBL, finishing as the top-scorer in each of the last two editions. The left-handed opener has played 74 T20s in his career where he has scored 2,597 runs at an average of 38.76 along with a strike-rate of 136.82, which included one century