Hobart Hurricanes (WBBL)
LeagueWomen's Big Bash League
Personnel
CaptainRachel Priest
CoachSalliann Beams
Team information
CityHobart
Colours  Purple
Home groundBlundstone Arena
Secondary home ground(s)UTAS Stadium, Invermay Park
History
Twenty20 debut11 December 2015 (2015-12-11)
WBBL wins0
Official websiteHobart Hurricanes
Current season

The Hobart Hurricanes (WBBL) are a women's Twenty20 cricket team based in Bellerive, Tasmania.[a] They compete in the Women's Big Bash League.

History

Formation

One of eight founding WBBL teams, the Hobart Hurricanes are aligned with the men's team of the same name.[2] At the official WBBL launch on 10 July 2015, Julie Hunter was unveiled as the team's first-ever player signing.[3][4] Julia Price was appointed as the Hurricanes' inaugural coach, while Heather Knight became the inaugural captain.[5][6]

The Hurricanes played their first match on 11 December against the Melbourne Renegades at Aurora Stadium, winning by 35 runs.[7]

Rivalries

Melbourne Stars

The Hurricanes and Melbourne Stars have combined to produce an inordinate amount of matches with close finishes, including:

Sydney Sixers

The Hurricanes and Sydney Sixers have met in two semi-finals:

The Sixers defeated the Hurricanes in their first eleven encounters, setting a WBBL record for the longest head-to-head winning streak. The Hurricanes finally defeated the Sixers on their twelfth attempt:

Captaincy records

See also: § Season summaries

There have been five captains in the Hurricanes' history, including matches featuring an acting captain.

Captain Span M Won Lost Tied NR W–L%
Heather Knight 2015–2017 29 15[b] 14 0 0 51.72
Corinne Hall 2017–2020 35 7 27 0 1 20.59
Isobel Joyce 2018 5 2 3 0 0 40.00
Sasha Moloney 2018–2019 14 2 12[c] 0 0 14.29
Rachel Priest 2021 14 5 8 0 1 38.46

Source:[19]

Season summaries

Season W–L Pos. Finals Coach Captain Most Runs Most Wickets Most Valuable Player Sources
2015–16 8–6 2nd SF Julia Price Heather Knight Heather Knight – 363 Veronica Pyke – 22 Heather Knight [20][21][22]
2016–17 7–6 4th SF Julia Price Heather Knight Heather Knight – 334 Hayley Matthews – 20 Amy Satterthwaite [23][24][25]
2017–18 2–12 8th DNQ Julia Price Corinne Hall[d] Matthews, Redmayne – 297 Nicola Hancock – 11 Hayley Matthews [26][27][28]
2018–19 2–12 8th DNQ Salliann Beams Sasha Moloney Heather Knight – 374 Brooke Hepburn – 15 Heather Knight [29][30][31]
2019–20 4–9 7th DNQ Salliann Beams Corinne Hall Heather Knight – 282 Belinda Vakarewa – 20 Belinda Vakarewa [32][33][34]
2020–21 3–9 8th DNQ Salliann Beams Corinne Hall Rachel Priest – 354 Hayley Matthews – 12 Rachel Priest [35][36][37]
2021–22 5–8 6th DNQ Salliann Beams Rachel Priest Mignon du Preez – 414 Molly Strano – 15 [38][39]
Legend
DNQ Did not qualify SF Semi-finalists * Led the league
EF Lost the Eliminator RU Runners-up ^ League record
CF Lost the Challenger C Champions

Home grounds

Venue Games hosted by season
01 02 03 04 05 06 07 Total
Bellerive Oval 2 5 5 3 2 N/A[e] 3 20
Invermay Park 1 1 2
Kingston Twin Ovals 2 2
West Park Oval 2 2 4
York Park 4 1 2 2 4 13

Players

Current squad

Main article: 2021–22 Hobart Hurricanes WBBL season § Squad

Australian representatives

Australia The following is a list of cricketers who have played for the Hurricanes after making their debut in the national women's team (the period they spent as both a Hurricanes squad member and an Australian-capped player is in brackets):

Overseas marquees

Associate rookies

Statistics and awards

Statistics and awards updated through to the end of WBBL|07

Team stats

Opposition M Won Lost Tied NR W–L%
Adelaide Strikers 13 2 10[f] 0 1 16.67
Brisbane Heat 14 3 10 0 1 23.08
Melbourne Renegades 14 8[b] 6 0 0 57.14
Melbourne Stars 14 9 5 0 0 64.29
Perth Scorchers 13 4 9[f] 0 0 30.77
Sydney Sixers 16 2 14 0 0 12.50
Sydney Thunder 13 3 10 0 0 23.08
Total 97 31[b] 64[c] 0 2 32.63

Source:[52]

Individual stats

Source:[52]

Individual awards

Sponsors

Year Kit Manufacturer Chest Sponsor Back Sponsor Breast Sponsor Sleeve Sponsor
2015–16 Majestic Rebel Cripps Cripps Rebel
2016–17 Davey Street Davey Street
2017–18
2018–19 MyState MyState Cadbury
2019–20
2020–21 Tassal Tassal Blundstone
2021–22 Nike Hydro Tasmania Hydro Tasmania University of Tasmania

See also

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Notes

  1. ^ Administrative and training base[1]
  2. ^ a b c Includes one win via Super Over
  3. ^ a b Includes two losses via Super Over
  4. ^ Isobel Joyce stood in as acting captain for five games.
  5. ^ All WBBL|06 matches were scheduled to be played in Sydney due to the COVID-19 pandemic[40]
  6. ^ a b Includes one loss via Super Over