Best Batsman in Big Bash League (BBL)
The Big Bash League has also started gaining immense popularity overseas just like the Indian Premier League did. It has brought about a lot of young talent with the bat, as well as the ball. It has seen various young as well as experienced players play together and players from all over the globe.
In this article, we will provide with the list of top 10 best batsmen who have been the highest scorers from the Big Bash League.
#10 Moises Henriques
Moises Henriques has been playing for the Sidney Sixers ever since the very first edition of the Big Bash League in 2011. He has performed consistently with the bat and has contributed extravagantly for the victories of the team. He has played 53 matches and has scored a total of 1189 runs in 52 innings with an average of 28.30 and a commendable strike rate of 126.35.
#9 Ben Dunk
Ben Dunk has had a very scattered career in the Big bash League and has changed nearly three teams namely, Adelaide Strikers, Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Stars. He is currently playing for the Sydney Thunder. He has scored a total of 1221 runs in the 51 matches that he has played. He has contributed largely with the bat for all the team that he has played for, with an average of 25.43 and a strike rate of 131.43.
#8 Shaun Marsh
Shaun Marsh has been playing as a part of the Perth Scorchers ever since the inaugural edition of the Big Bash League and has been a constant performer for the team. He has played a crucial role in most of the wins of Perth Scorchers and he remains to be the top batsman in the team as well as in the league. He has scored runs 1331 in just the 34 matches that he has played. He has a wonderful average of 49.51 and a strike rate of 128.55.
#7 Nic Maddinson
Nic Maddinson is an Australian left-handed opener that has been playing with the Sydney sixers ever since the Big Bash League started in 2011. He has played a total of 56 matches with the team and has scored 1349 runs, remaining not out on 3 occasions and his highest individual score on the board is 85. He has a strike rate of 133.30 and has scored runs at an average of 25.45.
#6 Cameron White
Cameron White initially started of with the Melbourne Renegades and is currently playing for the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League. He has played 58 matches and has scored 1381 runs in 57 innings. He has scored these triple figures at a strike rate 116.14 and with a consistent average of 28.18.
#5 Brad Hodge
Brad Hodge has been part of the Big Bash League and one of the top scorers with the bat in the tournament ever since it’s very first edition in 2011. He started off with the Adelaide Strikers And then went from the Melbourne Renegades to the Melbourne Stars. He has scored a total of 1412 runs in 45 innings of the 50 matches be played. He has been striking the ball with a considerable strike rate of 135.34 and an average of 42.78. He has remained not out on 12 occasions.
#4 Luke Wright
Luke Wright has been wonderful with the bat and has been a consistent performer as well as contributor to the Melbourne Stars ever since 2011, when the Big Bash League first started. He has played a total of 57 matches and scored 1479 runs in the 57 innings. He has played at an average of 29.00 and his strike rate is 131.23. He is the only player other than Usman Khawaja to have scored 2 centuries in the Big Bash league and he has the second highest individual score as well.
#3 Chris Lynn
Chris Lynn started out mildly with the Brisbane Heat and had silent seasons in the beginning but he has left the audience as well as the other teams shocked and amazed with his vigorously powerful striking. He has a record of the most sixes ever hit by a single batsmen in the Big Bash League, at 102. He has played 49 innings and scored 1560 runs at a n amazing average of 41.05. His strike rate is well over 150, precisely at 158.21. He also created some havoc with his batting skills in the recent editions of the Indian Premier League.
#2 Aaron Finch
This Australian opener-batsmen, Aaron Finch, has been doing wonders for the Australian cricket team in all the formats of cricket, as well as the Indian Premier League, and he has continued to take over his form to the Big Bash League as well. He has been with the Melbourne Renegades from 2011 itself and still continues to amaze the crowds. He has played 46 innings and scored 1669 runs at an average of 39.73 and strike rate of 139.08.
#1 Michael Klinger
Michael Klinger is the highest run scorer in the entire history of Big Bash League cricket tournament. He has scored 1802 with the highest score of 105 not out. He has an average of 33.27 and a strike rate of 121.67. He has scored one century. He started off with the Adelaide Strikers in the inaugural edition and he is currently playing with the Perth Scorchers.
Batsmen have always been able to put up a hot show for the audience in the history and most of the matches have been batting heavy with huge scores being put up on the board. We expect to see more batsmen based matches in the future.