Record Breaking Chris Gayle – Spartan

Record Breaking Chris Gayle – Spartan

Chris Gayle has created another T20 history in the Bangladesh Premier League final, smashing 18 sixes enrouteto an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls for Rangpur Riders against Dhaka Dynamites.   Read...

Pietersen to Withdraw from IPL|10 Player Auction

Spartan star Kevin Pietersen has exclusively detailed the reasons behind his decision to withdraw from the upcoming auction for season 10 of the Indian Premier League tournament. After another dominant summer playing in the Big Bash in Australia, Pietersen was...

Spartans to Play Lead Role in Heat Final Tilt

Spartans Joe Burns, Mitchell Swepson and Mark Steketee shape as key figures as Brisbane aim to book a spot in the BBL final tonight. The Heat ended the regular season with five wins and was the first team to progress to the semis. They take on the talent-laden Sydney...

Thunder Coach Details Emotional Turmoil Which Rocked BBL Finals Tilt

Sydney Thunder coach Paddy Upton has revealed the extraordinary details of a player’s emotional turmoil which rocked the defending champions just moments before they were bundled out of BBL06. In a candid one-on-one chat with Paul Cochrane for the Spartan Sports Talk...

Doull Says Kohli Captaincy Will Change India’s On-Field Identity

Leading broadcaster and former New Zealand test paceman Simon Doull has predicted a change in approach from the Indian cricket team as it adapts to a new leadership reign. Speaking to Spartan Sports in episode two of the new Spartan Sports Talk podcast series, Doull...

Burns To Fire Up As New Heat Captain

Spartan Joe Burns will captain the Brisbane Heat in their crucial Big Bash match against the Melbourne Stars this evening. Burns takes the reins for the top of the table clash at the MCG following the suspension of regular skipper Brendan McCullum. He becomes just the...

Spartans KP & Hoggy To Do Battle in Melbourne Derby

Spartan Kevin Pietersen has overcome a groin injury and will play in tonight’s blockbuster BBL Melbourne derby. The former England international will be back in action for the Melbourne Stars as they take on their crosstown rivals the Renegades. The Stars have just...

Kevin Pietersen Signs with Spartan

The Spartan cricket team just got even stronger with one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket, Kevin Pietersen, signing with the game’s most imposing squad. In a major coup, Pietersen has joined the Spartan Sports family in a unique partnership deal. He...

Adelaide End 2016 in Striking Style

The Adelaide Strikers have sent a much-needed reminder of their title credentials with a stirring victory over the Sydney Sixers. In front of a full house in their now traditional New Year’s Eve blockbuster at the Adelaide Oval, the Strikers ended 2016 in the best...

Andre Russell Ruled Out of BBL06

Spartan Andre Russell will miss the remainder of the Big Bash League after suffering a high-grade hamstring tear in the Sydney Thunder’s victory over the Melbourne Stars. Russell was visibly in extreme pain and needed to be escorted from the field after pulling up...

A Dose of Lynnsanity in Brisbane

A power hitting masterclass from Brisbane duo Chris Lynn and Brendan McCullum has rocketed the Heat to a comprehensive seven-wicket win over the Hobart Hurricanes. In front of a more than 34-thousand Gabba fans, Lynn and McCullum combined for 11 sixes to chase down...

Scorchers Win Final Ball Thriller

The Perth Scorchers have bounced back with a thrilling final-ball victory over the highly-fancied Melbourne Renegades under the roof at Etihad Stadium. The Renegades found themselves short on bowling options when West Indian import Dwayne Bravo was stretchered from...

Steketee Stability in Heat Superiority

Spartan Mark Steketee played a crucial support role as Chris Lynn piloted the Brisbane Heat to victory over the Sydney Thunder. With 45 still needed from the final four overs, Steketee came to the crease at seven wickets down and did more than just rotate the strike...

Sixers’ Campaign Back on Track

An understrength Sydney Sixers have put their Big Bash campaign back on track with a comprehensive win over the Perth Scorchers at the SCG. The Sixers spin trio put the brakes on the Scorchers and made decisive inroads into one of the most powerful batting line-ups in...

Maxwell Smart in Stars Run Chase

The Melbourne Stars have opened their Big Bash League account with a clinical away performance against the Hobart Hurricanes. Chasing Hobart’s 4-188, the Stars cantered to victory, reaching their target with 14 balls to spare in the 18th over. Former test batsman Rob...

Johnson Makes Scorching Return in Perth Victory

Spartan Mitchell Johnson has made a scorching return to top-tier cricket, playing a leading role in Perth’s win over the Adelaide Strikers. It was an historic night for the Scorchers, winning an opening round game for the first time in the six seasons of the BBL. With...

Hurricanes Smash ’em Sixers in Short Contest

They issued a war cry to “Smash ‘em Sixers”. And it seems the Hobart Hurricanes took notice. In a dominant display, the visitors took down the heavily favoured Sixers outfit with a brutal batting display that put a mortgage on the result at the halfway stage. Despite...

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