'The players are fighting for every run and you have to use your shoulder, use your body.' - Sydney Sixers skipper Moises Henriques..It's a brand of cricket played with all the intensity of a football match, where every run is worth its weight in gold and a misfield could mean the difference between victory and defeat. And the fans love the BBL: it's fast paced and full of fireworks; it's cricket where monster hits, classic catches and flying stumps ensure jam-packed crowds at grounds all around Australia...After the success of last year's Big Bash Book, edition two is back with all the thrills and spills of the BBL's and WBBL's fairytale season, capturing all the highlights so you can relive the magic and brace for the bumper season ahead...Packed with exclusive content, this comprehensive guide provides insights from the players, the gobsmacking moments, interviews with the stars and all the facts 'n' stats needed to be a T20 expert!..Fun and definitely family friendly, the Big Bash Book will allow you to keep track of your favourite KFC Big Bash League and Rebel Women's Big Bash League's players, to learn more about the young guns coming through and to pad up for another big season where the stumps and big sixes will fly!
Daniel Lane has won a number of awards for his coverage of sport. He is a Sydney-based journalist who has covered the Olympics and other major events. He spent BBL05 on the road, covering the tournament for Fairfax Media.