Big Bash League is a first class domestic cricket tournament which is been played in Australia. The tournament has replaced the tournament KFC Twenty20 Big Bash and is a franchise based tournament administrated by Cricket Australia. Although in the previous tournament the teams were state based but in this tournament the teams are city based franchises. The first edition of this tournament has been played in the year 2011 and Sydney Sixers were the first champions of the tournament. In the previous tournament than Big Bash League there were only six domestic teams but in the Big Bash League tournament 2 teams have been added to the list. The participants of the tournament are as follows.