Melbourne Renegades (WBBL)
|League||Women's Big Bash League|
|Overseas player(s)||Lea Tahuhu, Chamari Atapattu, Amy Satterthwaite|
|Home ground||Docklands Stadium|
|Secondary home ground(s)||Junction Oval, Eastern Oval|
|Twenty20 debut||11 December 2015|
|Official website:||Melbourne Renegades|
The Renegades is one of 8 founding teams with their franchise aligned with the current men's competition (Big Bash League) – adopting the same colours and team name. The team's inaugural coach was Lachlan Stevens.
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland said in a media release, "We see T20 as the premium format of the women's game and the WBBL is an exciting concept that will increase the promotion and exposure of women's cricket". Sutherland also said, "Our existing female domestic competitions are arguably the strongest in the world, with the continued success of the top-ranked women's team, the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars, a testament to that.". The first signing for the club was former Southern Star Sarah Elliott.
|Years||Kit Manufacturer||Chest Sponsor||Breast Sponsor|
|WBBL01||Majestic Athletic||Rebel Sport||VicHealth|
|No.||Name||Nat.||Date of birth (age)||Batting style||Bowling style||Notes|
|17||Amy Satterthwaite||7 October 1986||Left-handed||Right-arm off spin||Captain, Visa contract|
|6||Jess Duffin||27 June 1989||Right-handed||Right arm leg spin|
|15||Erica Kershaw||23 December 1991||Left-handed||–|
|–||Claire Koski||13 March 1991||Right-handed||Right-arm medium fast|
|9||Anna Lanning||25 March 1994||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|23||Sophie Molineux||17 January 1998||Left-handed||Left-arm off spin|
|5||Molly Strano||5 October 1992||Right-handed||Right-arm off spin|
|7||Tayla Vlaeminck||27 October 1998||Right-handed||Right-arm medium fast|
|32||Georgia Wareham||26 May 1999||Right-handed||Right-arm leg spin|
|11||Courtney Webb||30 November 1999||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|28||Danielle Wyatt||22 April 1991||Right-handed||Right-arm off spin||Visa contract|
|19||Emma Inglis||15 July 1988||Right-handed||–|
|77||Maitlan Brown||5 June 1997||Right-handed||Right-arm fast|
|6||Lea Tahuhu||23 September 1990||Right-handed||Right-arm medium fast||Visa contract|
|–||Zoe Cooke||1995 (age 23)||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
- Rachel Priest – New Zealand – WBBL|01 (2015–16) – WBBL|02 (2016–17)
- Shabnim Ismail – South Africa – WBBL|01 (2015–16)
- Dane van Niekerk – South Africa – WBBL|01 (2015–16)
- Danielle Wyatt – England – WBBL|01 (2015–16) – WBBL|02 (2016–17)
- Lea Tahuhu – New Zealand – WBBL|02 (2016–17) – present
- Chamari Atapattu – Sri Lanka – WBBL|03 (2017–18) – present
- Amy Satterthwaite – New Zealand – WBBL|03 (2017–18) – present
- "Eight teams announced for Women's BBL". Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- "Renegades sign triple threat for WBBL". Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- "Player Profiles". Melbourne Renegades. Cricket Australia. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
- Cricket Network (5 December 2017). "Final WBBL|03 squads for each club". cricket.com.au. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
- "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.
- "Associate Rookies named for Rebel WBBL 02". International Cricket Council website. International Cricket Council. 15 November 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- Cricket Network (29 November 2017). "ICC rookies bound for the WBBL". cricket.com.au. Retrieved 29 November 2017.