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Watch: Bat flip replaces coin toss in BBL

In KFC Big Bash League, bat flip method was used for the first Time in the series opener in place of traditional toss method before the game.

Bat flip method in BBL

 

This year’s edition of KFC Big Bash League has started today with the series opener between Brisbane Heat and Adelaide Strikers in Gabba, Brisbane.

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Some days before the tournament, it was officially announced that the traditional Toss method would be replaced by the bat flip method to decide which team will take the pads first.

The method is almost similar to the coin toss method as it also has two possible outcomes. Captains have to make a call on whether flats or hills. Flats is the flat side that ball hits the bat while the hill is the other curve side of the bat.

The method was used in the series opener as per the plan and will be used in the whole tournament. Former Australian left-handed batsman Mathew Hayden was the first one to spin the bat in the bat flip method in Big Bash League.

Adelaide Strikers won the bat flip and elected to bowl first in the series opener. Strikers managed to bundle out Brisbane Heats for only 146 runs. Eventually, they chased the total comfortably and won the match by five wickets with five more balls to spare.

 

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