The Adelaide Strikers, are an Australian men’s and women’s franchise professional Twenty20 cricket team that competes in Australia’s domestic Twenty20 cricket competition, the Big Bash League. The Strikers are based in the state of South Australia and represent Adelaide in the Big Bash League. Their home ground is the Adelaide Oval. The Strikers wear a cornflower blue uniform with a West End Draught logo on it, due to a sponsorship agreement with brewers, West End. The Strikers were formed in 2011 to play in the Big Bash League, succeeding the Southern Redbacks, who played in the now-defunct KFC Twenty20 Big Bash competition.
The Strikers men’s are currently coached by former Australian cricketer Jason Gillespie and captained by Travis Head. The women’s team are coached by Luke Williams and captained by New Zealander Suzie Bates.