Brisbane Heat

The Brisbane Heat are an Australian men's professional Twenty20 franchise cricket team that competes in the Big Bash League. The Heat wears a teal uniform and are based in Brisbane in the Australian state Queensland. Their home ground is the Brisbane Cricket Ground.[1][2][3]

Brisbane Heat
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Personnel
CaptainAustralia Chris Lynn
CoachAustralia Darren Lehmann
Team information
Colours  Teal
Founded2011
Home groundBrisbane Cricket Ground
Capacity42,000
History
BBL wins1 (BBL02)
CLT20 winsNil
Official websitebrisbaneheat.com.au

Test kit

2016–17 Brisbane Heat season

In their second season, they won the Big Bash League for the first time and thus qualified for the Champions League Twenty20.[4]

SquadEdit

Players with international caps are in bold.

S/N Name Nat. Date of birth (age) Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen
1 Max Bryant   (1999-10-03) 3 October 1999 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm medium
5 Sam Heazlett   (1990-12-29) 29 December 1990 (age 29) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox International Cap
15 Joe Burns   (1989-09-06) 6 September 1989 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm off break International Cap
17 AB de Villiers   (1984-02-17) 17 February 1984 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm medium Visa Contract and International Cap
50 Chris Lynn   (1990-04-10) 10 April 1990 (age 30) Right-handed Left-arm orthodox Captain and International Cap
Tom Cooper   (1986-11-26) 26 November 1986 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off-break Non-Visa Dutch International
All-rounders
9 Marnus Labuschagne   (1994-06-22) 22 June 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm leg-break International Cap
14 Jack Prestwidge   (1996-02-28) 28 February 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Jack Wildermuth   (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast International Cap
Wicketkeepers
18 Tom Banton   (1998-11-11) 11 November 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Visa Contract and International Cap
59 Jimmy Peirson   (1992-10-13) 13 October 1992 (age 28) Right-handed
Pace bowlers
2 Josh Lalor   (1987-11-02) 2 November 1987 (age 32) Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium
6 Mark Steketee   (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
21 Cameron Gannon   (1989-01-23) 23 January 1989 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium Australian citizen with International Cap for the USA
55 Ben Laughlin   (1982-10-03) 3 October 1982 (age 38) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium International Cap
Spin bowlers
4 Mitchell Swepson   (1993-04-10) 10 April 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right Arm leg break International Cap
7 Mujeeb Ur Rahman   (2001-03-28) 28 March 2001 (age 19) Right-handed Right-arm off break Visa contract and International Cap
30 Matthew Kuhnemann   (1996-09-20) 20 September 1996 (age 24) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
75 Zahir Khan   (1998-12-20) 20 December 1998 (age 21) Left-handed Left-arm unorthodox spin Visa contract and International Cap

Year-by-year recordEdit

Year Finishing Position Finals
2011–12 5th DNQ
2012–13 4th Champions
2013–14 5th DNQ
2014–15 8th DNQ
2015–16 6th DNQ
2016–17 2nd Semi-Finalist
2017–18 7th DNQ
2018–19 5th DNQ
2019–20 7th DNQ

Captains listEdit

[5] Name Years captain Captained Won Lost Tied[*] NR %[**]
1 Peter Forrest 2011–12 6 3 3 0 0 50.00%
2 James Hopes 2011–2015 24 9 15 0 0 37.50%
3 Chris Hartley 2013 2 2 0 0 0 100.00%
4 Daniel Vettori 2013 1 0 1 0 0 0.00%
5 Chris Lynn 2015–2020 36 15 20 0 1 42.85%
6 Brendon McCullum 2016-2018 18 8 9 1 0 47.22%
7 Joe Burns 2017 1 1 0 0 0 100.00%

^* Includes matches determined by a Super Over ^** Ties counted as half a win

Big Bash League 2011/12Edit

The team lost their first four matches, but – still with an outside chance to reach the semi-finals – won their last three matches and were just eliminated in the last match. Brendon McCullum missed some matches as he was playing HRV Cup in New Zealand simultaneously while Daniel Vettori missed few games because of injury while the original captain James Hopes missed the whole tournament because of injury. The team ended fifth out of eight on the points table.

Date Opponent Venue Result
16 December 2011   Sydney Sixers Sydney Cricket Ground Lost by 6 wickets
20 December 2011   Melbourne Stars The Gabba Lost by 8 runs
29 December 2011   Perth Scorchers WACA Ground Lost by 10 runs
3 January 2012   Adelaide Strikers The Gabba Lost by 31 runs
6 January 2012   Hobart Hurricanes The Gabba Won by 3 runs, MoM-   Matthew Hayden 76 (51)
12 January 2012   Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Won by 12 runs, MoM-   Daniel Vettori 40 (25) and 0/27 (4 Overs)
17 January 2012   Sydney Thunder The Gabba Won by 91 runs, MoM-   Daniel Christian 75* (47) and 1/17 (4 Overs)
Overall Record of 3–4 in BBL|01

Failed to make Semifinals, ended 5/8

Big Bash League 2012/13Edit

FinalEdit

Brisbane Heat defeated the Perth Scorchers in the 2012/13 Big Bash League final. The match was played at the WACA Ground on 19 January 2013.[4]

Captain James Hopes was unable to play due to injury.[4] Vice-captain Chris Hartley won the toss, and elected to bat first. Joe Burns top scored for Brisbane with 43 runs off 27 balls, in a total of 167 for the loss of five wickets. Jason Behrendorff took 2 wickets for the Scorchers.[6]

In reply, Perth Scorchers scored 133 for the loss of nine wickets from their 20 overs, losing by 34 runs. Adam Voges was the highest scorer with 49 runs from 32 deliveries. Barbadian Kemar Roach took 3 wickets for 18 runs. Nathan Hauritz was named man of the match after bowling three overs for 11 runs and taking three catches.[4][6]

Date Opponent Venue Result
9 December 2012   Hobart Hurricanes The Gabba Lost by 8 wickets
13 December 2012   Adelaide Strikers Adelaide Oval Won by 3 wickets, MoM-   Luke Pomersbach 65 (39)
18 December 2012   Perth Scorchers The Gabba Lost by 9 wickets (D/L)
22 December 2012   Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Lost by 6 wickets, MoM-   Ben Cutting 2/12 (4 Overs)
28 December 2012   Sydney Thunder Stadium Australia Won by 5 wickets, MoM-   Daniel Christian 5/26 (4 overs)
3 January 2013   Melbourne Stars The Gabba Won by 24 runs, MoM-   James Hopes 49 (40) and 3/28 (4 Overs)
7 January 2013   Sydney Sixers The Gabba Lost by 5 wickets
12 January 2013   Hobart Hurricanes Bellerive Oval Won by 8 wickets, MoM-   Luke Pomersbach 82 (42)
Finals Series
15 January 2013   Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Won by 15 runs, MoM-   Luke Pomersbach 112* (70)
19 January 2013   Perth Scorchers WACA Ground Won by 34 runs, MoM-   Nathan Hauritz 0/11 (3 Overs) and 3 catches
Overall Record of 6–4 in BBL|02

Big Bash League Champions (1/8)

Big Bash League 2013/14Edit

The team started well, winning their first game against the Perth Scorchers. However, they lost out in many close matches over the course of the season. The Heat struggled but, managed to finish the season in 5th place. There were good signs for the Heat as Cameron Gannon led all BBL wicket-takers, snaring 18 wickets at an average of less than 12 – with best bowling of 4–10. Daniel Vettori was also miserly with the ball, going for just over six an over and picking up 7 wickets. Chris Lynn was the best of the batsman scoring 198 runs closely followed by Dan Christian who made 186 runs at an average of 46.5.[7]

Date Opponent Venue Result
22 December 2013   Perth Scorchers The Gabba Won by 3 wickets, MoM-   Chris Lynn 81 (53)
28 December 2013   Hobart Hurricanes The Gabba Lost by 3 wickets
30 December 2013   Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Lost by 57 runs
2 January 2014   Sydney Sixers The Gabba Lost by 4 runs
8 January 2014   Sydney Thunder Stadium Australia Won by 48 runs, MoM-   Chris Lynn 56 (35)
11 January 2014   Melbourne Stars The Gabba Lost by 3 wickets
18 January 2014   Adelaide Strikers Adelaide Oval Won by 32 runs, MoM-   Daniel Vettori 2/10 (4 Overs)
23 January 2014   Hobart Hurricanes Bellerive Oval Lost by 40 runs
Overall Record of 3–5 in BBL|03

Failed to make Semifinals, ended 5/8

Big Bash League 2014/15Edit

Brisbane Heat finished last in the league, with a record of 2–6, which led to the resignation of Stuart Law as coach, and James Hopes as captain. Brisbane Heat were the first team to win the wooden spoon, besides the Sydney Thunder, who won the spoon in the first 3 seasons of the BBL.

Date Opponent Venue Result
21 December 2014   Sydney Thunder ANZ Stadium Lost by 56 runs
28 December 2014   Melbourne Stars The Gabba Won by 1 run, MoM-   Ryan Duffield 3/28 (4 overs)
2 January 2015   Hobart Hurricanes Blundstone Arena Lost by 6 wickets
4 January 2015   Adelaide Strikers The Gabba Lost by 5 wickets
8 January 2015   Perth Scorchers #TheFurnace Lost by 8 wickets
11 January 2015   Sydney Sixers The Gabba Lost by 6 wickets
13 January 2015   Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Lost by 5 wickets
15 January 2015   Hobart Hurricanes The Gabba Won by 18 runs, MoM-   Chris Lynn 81 (35)
Overall Record of 2–6 in BBL|04

Failed to make Semifinals, ended 8/8

Big Bash League 2015/16Edit

Following the retirement of Daniel Vettori's playing career, he signed a 3-year contract to become the coach of the franchise. Heat signed Josh Lalor, Andrew Fekete (cricketer), Alex Doolan. West Indian pair Samuel Badree and Lendl Simmons were snapped up by Heat. Rookie players Jack Wildermuth, Mitchell Swepson were also picked up by Heat. They finished 6th in the table with 3 wins and 5 losses.

Big Bash League 2016/17Edit

Following the retirement of Brendon McCullum's international playing career, he returned as a full-time participant for the Heat for his second stint for the franchise, this time as captain. He took no part in the previous season due to BBL coinciding with the final matches of his international career. James Hopes retired from cricket. Heat signed English fast bowler Tymal Mills. Heat finished 2nd in the table with 5 wins and 3 losses. In the semi-final, they were defeated by Sydney Sixers in a super over.

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

InternationalEdit

vs BBL sidesEdit

 
Brisbane Heat squad at the Gabba in 2014
Opponent Played Won Lost Win %
Adelaide Strikers 6 3 3 50.00%
Hobart Hurricanes 10 5 5 50.00%
Melbourne Renegades 6 2 4 33.33%
Melbourne Stars 6 3 3 50.00%
Perth Scorchers 7 3 4 42.86%
Sydney Sixers 6 1 5 16.67%
Sydney Thunder 7 0 7 00.00%

Imported playersEdit

Player Country Years
Brendon McCullum   New Zealand 2011,2015+, 2016–2019
Roelof van der Merwe   Netherlands /  South Africa 2011
Daniel Vettori   New Zealand 2011–2014
Thisara Perera   Sri Lanka 2012
Kemar Roach   Barbados 2012
Dale Steyn   South Africa 2012+
Craig Kieswetter   England 2013
Andrew Flintoff   England 2014
Stephen Parry   England 2014
Samuel Badree   Trinidad and Tobago 2014+,2015-17
Lendl Simmons   Trinidad and Tobago 2015–16
Tymal Mills   England 2017
Shadab Khan   Pakistan 2017
Yasir Shah   Pakistan 2017-18
Mujeeb Ur Rahman   Afghanistan 2018–20
Zahir Khan   Afghanistan 2019-20
AB De Villiers   South Africa 2020

+= Did not play a game that season

SponsorsEdit

Years Kit Manufacturers Chest Sponsors Breast Sponsors
2011-12 Kooga Linc Energy JDRF
2012-13 Betta Home Living
2013-14
2014-15 Majestic Athletic
2015-16
2016-17 CUA
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BBL team names and colours". 6 April 2011. Archived from the original on 10 April 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
  2. ^ "New Twenty20 Big Bash league to feature teams in pink, orange and purple as tradition is abandoned". Fox Sports (Australia). 6 April 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
  3. ^ Cricket Australia (2011), Home Ground, www.brisbaneheat.com.au, retrieved 24 September 2013, <"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 24 September 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)>
  4. ^ a b c d "Heat capture Big Bash title". ABC Radio Grandstand. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 19 January 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Big Bash League - Brisbane Heat / Records / Most matches as captain". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN Sports Media Ltd. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  6. ^ a b "2012/13 KFC Big Bash League Final – PRS v BRH". ABC Radio Grandstand. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 19 January 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  7. ^ "State of the states: Queensland". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 11 June 2014.

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