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The Hobart Hurricanes WBBL team is a women's cricket team based in Hobart, Australia. It competes in the Twenty20 Women's Big Bash League (WBBL), under the same name and team colours as the Hobart Hurricanes team in the Big Bash League men's competition.[1]

Hobart Hurricanes WBBL
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Personnel
CaptainAustralia Corinne Hall
CoachAustralia Salliann Briggs
Team information
Colours     "Purple"
Founded2015
Home groundAurora Stadium
Blundstone Arena
Kingston Twin Ovals
Capacity21,000 (Aurora Stadium)
19,500 (Blundstone Arena)
10,000 (Kingston Twin Ovals)
History
WBBL wins0
WBBL|04 (2018–19)

One of eight founding teams in the league,[1] the WBBL team is coached by Julia Price,[2]

For the first two WBBL seasons, the team was captained by Heather Knight, also the captain of the England women's cricket team.[3] During WBBL|03, Knight has had to take a break from playing due to injury, and the team is captained by Corinne Hall.[4]

Contents

Year-By Year RecordEdit

Year Finishing Position Finals
WBBL01 3rd Semi Final loss
WBBL02 4th Semi Final loss

SponsorsEdit

Years Kit Manufacturers Chest Sponsor Breast Sponsor
WBBL01 Majestic Athletic Rebel Sport Davey Street Discount Pharmacy
WBBL02 Cripps
WBBL03 Davey Street Discount Pharmacy
WBBL04 MyState Cadbury

Current squadEdit

As of the WBBL|04 season (2018–19)

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Nat. Birth date Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batters
99 Sasha Maloney   (1992-07-14) 14 July 1992 (age 27) Right-handed
74 Emma Thompson   (1990-12-02) 2 December 1990 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium
All-rounders
7 Stefanie Daffara   (1995-06-13) 13 June 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right arm medium
3 Erin Fazackerley   (1998-07-03) 3 July 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm medium
27 Corinne Hall   (1987-10-12) 12 October 1987 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm off break Captain
50 Hayley Matthews   (1998-03-19) 19 March 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm off break Overseas international
10 Meg Phillips   (1996-02-02) 2 February 1996 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium
4 Veronica Pyke   (1981-11-04) 4 November 1981 (age 37) Right-handed Left-arm medium
Wicketkeepers
8 Georgia Redmayne   (1993-12-08) 8 December 1993 (age 25) Left-handed
Bowlers
9 Katelyn Fryett   (1992-05-28) 28 May 1992 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm fast medium
12 Brooke Hepburn   (1990-10-04) 4 October 1990 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium

Sources[5][6]

Overseas internationalsEdit

Associate RookiesEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Eight teams announced for Women's BBL". Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Coaches". Hobart Hurricanes. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  3. ^ a b Thomas-Wilson, Simeon (4 December 2016). "Hobart Hurricanes captain Heather Knight believes side can meet WBBL challenge". The Mercury. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  4. ^ Cricket Network (5 December 2017). "Final WBBL|03 squads for each club". cricket.com.au. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Cricket Network (24 November 2017). "Thunder shapes up as Hurricanes finalise list". cricket.com.au. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ a b Cricket Network (29 November 2017). "ICC rookies bound for the WBBL". cricket.com.au. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ a b Thomas-Wilson, Simeon (10 October 2016). "Hayley Matthews and Amy Satterthwaite to play for Hobart Hurricanes". The Mercury. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Cricket: News". Yahoo!. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  9. ^ "World T20 success crucial for holding women's league in India, says Veda Krishnamurthy after securing WBBL deal". 18 October 2017. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Players Selected for WBBL Associate Rookie Program". International Cricket Council website. International Cricket Council. 10 December 2015. Archived from the original on 25 December 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Associate Rookies named for Rebel WBBL 02". International Cricket Council website. International Cricket Council. 15 November 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016.

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