Here comes the T20 Big Bash
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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