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Top 10: Lowest Team Totals in Big Bash League (BBL)

Anyone can have a bad day at work. The day when everything you do goes wrong. The same goes for cricket too. This article will discuss those days in the Big Bash League, an Australian domestic tournament.

The entire batting line-up of Sydney Thunder wrapped up for just 15 runs against Adelaide Strikers is the lowest-ever score in Big Bash League. The shocking display by Thunder’s batters is also the lowest-ever score in Men’s T20 history. The entire innings took 31 minutes, again the lowest in terms of time.

(On the contrary, you can find the highest 10 BBL totals here.)

This article will list the top ten lowest team scores in Big Bash League.

Lowest Team Totals in BBL

SCORETEAMAGAINSTINNSRESULTGROUNDSEASON
15/10Sydney ThunderAdelaide Strikers2Strikers WonSydney2022/23
57/10Melbourne RenegadesMelbourne Stars2Stars WonMelbourne (Docklands)2014/15
60/10Melbourne RenegadesSydney Sixers2Sixers WonHobart2020/21
61/10Melbourne StarsSydney Sixers2Sixers WonSydney2021/22
62/10Sydney ThundersSydney Sixers2Sixers WonSydney2022/23
68/10Adelaide StrikersMelbourne Stars2Stars WonMelbourne2020/21
69/10Perth ScorchersMelbourne Stars1Stars WonPerth2012/13
73/10Brisbane HeatSydney Sixers1Sixers WonSydney2017/18
74/10Sydney SixersMelbourne Stars2Stars WonMelbourne2018/19
76/10Sydney SixersSydney Thunder1Thunder WonSydney2019/20

Key Stats

Team Thunder’s previous lowest score was 94, which was higher than every other BBL side’s lowest total before the game in which they bundled out for 15. The December 2022 game is also the first time a team has been dismissed below 50 runs in BBL.

5.5 – Overs taken for the Thunder innings to complete – the lowest ever in Men’s T20 cricket.

Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Sixers, and Perth Scorchers feature twice in the top ten list of lowest scores.

On the other side, Melbourne Stars finds place 4 times in the opponent column, taking credit for these shorter innings. Sydney Sixers seconds them with 3 entries.

Scorchers’ 69-all out against Melbourne Stars in December 2012 is the lowest BBL score for teams that batted first.

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The victorious total of 117 by Perth Scorchers is the lowest team score successfully defended in the entire league. Read about the top five here.

Likewise, the Sydney Cricket Ground is the venue that has seen most of the games from the above list – 4 times.

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