Melbourne Stars (WBBL)
The Melbourne Stars WBBL team is a women's cricket team based in Melbourne, Australia. It competes in the Twenty20 Women's Big Bash League (WBBL), under the same name and team colours as the Melbourne Stars team in the Big Bash League men's competition.
|Home ground||Melbourne Cricket Ground|
Albert Cricket Ground
10,000 (Junction Oval)
|Official website:||Melbourne Stars|
One of eight founding teams in the league, the WBBL team is coached by David Hemp, and was captained for its first two seasons by Meg Lanning, also the captain of the Australia national women's cricket team. Following Lanning's departure in 2017, Kristen Beams was appointed captain.
- 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|
|15||Makinley Blows||12 December 1997||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|67||Lizelle Lee||2 April 1992||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||Overseas international|
|00||Mignon du Preez||13 June 1989||Right-handed||Overseas international|
|13||Alana King||22 November 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm leg spin|
|2||Katie Mack||14 September 1993||Right-handed||Right-arm leg spin|
|34||Georgia Elwiss||31 May 1991||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast||Overseas international|
|44||Nicola Hancock||8 November 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm medium fast|
|3||Annabel Sutherland||12 October 2001||Right-handed||Right-arm medium fast|
|33||Angela Reakes||27 December 1990||Right-handed||Right-arm leg spin|
|4||Nicole Faltum||17 January 2000||Right-handed|
|9||Holly Ferling||22 December 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm fast medium|
|7||Chloe Rafferty||16 June 1999||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast|
|26||Kristen Beams||6 November 1984||Right-handed||Right-arm leg spin||Captain|
|76||Erin Osborne||27 June 1989||Right-handed||Right arm off spin|
- Mignon du Preez – South Africa – WBBL|01 - WBBL|03 (2015–present) 
- Hayley Jensen – New Zealand – WBBL|01 (2015–16) – WBBL|02 (2016–17)
- Morna Nielsen – New Zealand – WBBL|01 (2015–16) – WBBL|02 (2016–17)
- Natalie Sciver – England – WBBL|01 (2015–16) – WBBL|02 (2016–17)
- Georgia Elwiss – England – WBBL|03 (2015–16)
- Lizelle Lee – South Africa – WBBL|03 (2017–18)
- http://www.melbournestars.com.au/news/2015/09/24/~/link.aspx?_id=2097ED7946554C83AC3DB7F7D69FAF2D&_z=z[permanent dead link]
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