Please enjoy our expert preview of Big Bash League 2017. It’s one of the biggest T20 tournaments in the world.
The competition is kicking off on December 19 when Sydney Thunder host local rivals the Sydney Sixers.
Can the Scorchers defend their third title? Can a Melbourne team finally breakthrough for a maiden victory? Which international headliners will make a splash and which local talents will emerge? The Cricket Trader breaks down each team’s chances and highlights the best betting opportunities for the tournament.