Here comes the T20 Big Bash

Dec 16, 2011, 12:00 IST | AFP
The glitzy Big Bash League blasts off today with some of the biggest stars of international T20 cricket alongside Australian legend Shane Warne aiming to attract a youthful audience.

Cricket Australia (CA) is looking to create a world-class T20 tournament much in the same mould as the Indian Premier League with eight city-based teams and with an emphasis on energy and a fast-paced atmosphere.

After apparently ending his career, Warne is back to play for the Melbourne Stars.

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