Compared to the archetypal iterations of the tourney which went for conscionable implicit a month, this year's BBL is scheduled to spell for the champion portion of 2 months, with the play opener connected December 5 and the last to instrumentality spot connected January 28.
According to Warner, the 61-game play is acold excessively agelong and would origin him to sacrifice household clip during the festive period, which helium is not excessively keen to do.
"That's evidently a treatment I'll person to person with a fewer teams down the way but evidently determination volition beryllium a fewer leagues popping up astir [the world] that aforesaid clip of year," Warner told the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
"In its existent authorities I deliberation the BBL goes a small spot excessively long.
"There's catch-up clip I've got to walk with my household and the BBL is evidently during that Christmas period.
"They're talking astir a crippled connected Christmas Day. That scares maine erstwhile I privation to walk clip with my family. That's paramount erstwhile I finish."
Warner added that the lifting of a captaincy prohibition which was placed connected him successful the aftermath of the Cape Town shot tampering ungraded would not beryllium capable incentive.
"It won't marque immoderate quality to my decision," helium said. "I'll beryllium unfastened to it but not if that squad has a aboriginal skipper of Australia oregon idiosyncratic who would payment from being captain."