The Adelaide Strikers is a cricket team based in Adelaide that plays in the Big Bash League.
The Strikers will wear a predominantly blue kit, with red and yellow trimmings. They will play their home games at Adelaide Oval.
Darren Berry, coach of the Southern Redbacks, has been signed to coach the Strikers. South Australia captain Michael Klinger will be the Strikers’ inaugural captain.
Before the launch, all the teams will be able to sign players and build their playing lists. The three week KFC T20 Big Bash League Player Contracting Window started on 30 June 2011 at 9am and will close on 22 July 2011. During this time, teams can sign up to 18 players, including up to two from overseas.
Adelaide Oval is home to international cricket in South Australia and the state’s elite squads, the West End Redbacks, Scorpions and now the Adelaide Strikers.
Squad: Aiden Blizzard, Cameron Borgas, Lee Carseldine, Tom Cooper, Adam Crosthwaite, Theo Doropoulos, Brendan Drew, Callum Ferguson, Daniel Harris, Michael Klinger (c), Nathan Lyon, Bryce McGain, James Muirhead, Aaron O’Brien, Gary Putland, Kane Richardson.
Scheduled Adelaide Strikers Matches
|Dec 23, 2011||Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide, 8th T20||Sydney|
|Dec 28, 2011||Adelaide vs Hobart, 10th T20||Adelaide|
|Jan 3, 2012||Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide, 15th T20||Brisbane|
|Jan 8, 2012||Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide, 20th T20||Perth|
|Jan 10, 2012||Adelaide vs Sydney Sixers, 22nd T20||Adelaide|
|Jan 19, 2012||Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide, 28th T20||Melbourne|