BBL: Winning a game is always the first priority for any team. But beating your opposition comprehensively shows the domination of a team. And in the fast-moving game of cricket, a winning margin shows how easily a team has beaten its opposition. However, a win margin in ODI and Test cricket can always be big.
But speaking of the T20 format, beating a team with a margin of more than 100 runs is always special. With the next edition of the Big Bash League just a few months away, we will witness more domination in T20 cricket. The BBL has had some mouth-watering contests in its history. In this article, we will cover the list of wins with the biggest margins in the BBL.
6. Melbourne Stars (112 runs) vs Melbourne Renegades in 2015 season
Melbourne Stars are one of the most competitive teams in the BBL. They hold the fifth biggest win in the BBL’s history. It came in the 2015 season against the Melbourne Renegades. Batting first, Stars made 169/6 in their 20 overs. The whole team contributed, and Luke Wright (39) was the top scorer. Chasing the target, the Renegades had a horrible day with the bat and they got all out for the lowest BBL total of 57 runs. Only one batsman reached the 10-run mark. Thus, Melbourne Stars won the match by 112 runs.
5. Sydney Thunder (129 runs) vs Melbourne Renegades in 2022 season
Sydney Thunder registered the fourth biggest BBL win in the 2021-22 season. It came against Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne (Docklands). Batting first, Sydney went on to score a big total of 209/7 in their first innings. Daniel Sams played an incredible unbeaten knock of 98* off 44 balls with 7 fours and 8 sixes. In response, Melbourne had a bad start and lost their first six wickets for just 46 runs. Thus, they got dismissed for 80 runs, and Sydney Thunder won the match by 129 runs.
4. Sydney Thunder (129 runs) vs Melbourne Renegades in 2020 season
Both Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Renegades were involved in same kind of match in 2020 season as well. The only difference was the venue. It happened in Canberra. Batting first, just like the 2022 season, Sydney made 209/8 in their 20 overs. They set a target of 210 for the Melbourne Renegades to chase. But they couldn’t keep up with the chase, and the whole team got out for 80 runs in 12.2 overs. Thus, Sydney won the match by 129 runs.
2. Sydney Sixers (145 runs) vs Melbourne Renegades in 2020 season
Both the top two biggest BBL wins are registered under the name of the Sydney Sixers. The second biggest win came in the 2020 season against the Melbourne Renegades. It was Sydney that batted first and scored a big total of 205/4 in their first innings. Opener Josh Philippe scored 95 runs off 57 balls with nine fours and three sixes. Chasing the target, Melbourne failed once again with the bat and got all out for the second lowest BBL total of 60 runs in 10.4 overs. As a result, Sydney Sixers won the game by 145 runs.
1. Sydney Sixers (152 runs) vs Melbourne Stars in BBL 2021
Winning a match by 50 runs is a big win in the T20 format. But what if a team wins the match by 150+ runs? That is just incredible. The biggest BBL win of 152 runs was achieved by Sydney Sixes in history. It was the game against Melbourne Stars in the 2021-22 season. Batting first, Sydney made 213/4 in their 20 overs. Josh Philippe made 83 off 47 and skipper Moises Henrique was not out on 76* off 38. In reply to a big chase, Melbourne Stars totally fell apart and kept losing wickets. They got all out for just 61 in 11.1 overs and lost the game by 152 runs.
List of BBL Biggest Win Margin (By Runs)
|Sixers||152 runs||214||Stars||Sydney||5 Dec 2021|
|Sixers||145 runs||206||Renegades||Hobart||13 Dec 2020|
|Thunder||124 Runs||140||Strikers||Sydney||16 Dec 2022|
|Thunder||129 runs||210||Renegades||Canberra||26 Dec 2020|
|Thunder||129 runs||210||Renegades||Melbourne (Docklands)||8 Jan 2022|
|Stars||112 runs||170||Renegades||Melbourne (Docklands)||3 Jan 2015|
|Stars||111 runs||180||Strikers||Melbourne||15 Jan 2021|
|Stars||106 runs||274||Hurricanes||Melbourne||19 Jan 2022|
|Heat||101 runs||193||Renegades||Geelong||13 Jan 2019|
|Scorchers||98 runs||190||Strikers||Adelaide||10 Jan 2013|
|Scorchers||96 runs||186||Renegades||Perth||3 Jan 2021|