The Hobart Hurricanes is a franchise-based Australian professional T20 cricket team that participates in Australia’s domestic T20 cricket tournament, the Big Bash League.
The team is a Tasmania based franchise and represents Hobart in Big Bash League. Blundstone Arena is the home ground of Hurricanes and sponsored by MyState Financial.
The Hurricanes cricket uniform is purple color. The Hobart Hurricanes’s first coach was Allister de Winter and Tim Paine was their inaugural captain.
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hobart hurricanes Big Bash Schedule
|23-Dec-16||Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes||18:10 local | GMT 07:10||SCG|
|26-Dec-16||Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars||19:10 local | GMT 08:10||Blundstone Arena|
|30-Dec-16||Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes||18:10 local | GMT 07:10||Gabba|
|02-Jan-17||Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers||19:10 local | GMT 08:10||Blundstone Arena|
|06-Jan-17||Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes||18:40 local | GMT 08:10||Adelaide Oval|
|08-Jan-17||Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder||19:10 local | GMT 08:10||Blundstone Arena|
|12-Jan-17||Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes||19:40 local | GMT 08:40||Etihad Stadium|
|21-Jan-17||Hobart Hurricanes vs Perth Scorchers||16:20 local | GMT 05:20||Blundstone Arena|
Current Squad of Hobart Hurricanes
The current squad of the Hobart Hurricanes is:
Tim Paine(c), Kumar Sangakkara, Joe Mennie, Simon Milenko, Cameron Boyce, Ben Dunk, Jake Reed, Shaun Tait, Michael Hill, Dominic Michael, George Bailey, Daniel Christian, Sam Rainbird, Clive Rose, Jonathan Wells, Darren Sammy, Beau Webster, Timm van der Gugten
History of Hobart Hurricanes
In the Big Bash League 2011-12, The Hobart Hurricanes started well to the first Big Bash League season, winning their first match against the Perth Scorchers at the WACA Ground. They have scored 140 and bowling out the Scorchers for 109, the fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus performed extremely well and he was selected for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for his brilliant performance. In their second group stage match Hurricanes faced most favorites Sydney Sixers and won by 42 run at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Hurricanes’s overseas Pakistani signee, Naved-ul-hasan bowled very well in the death overs, even as Owais Shah, another overseas player, batted very well. They were always staying at the top of the point table and very easily qualified for the semifinal. However, they were outdone in the semis and Rana Naved-ul-hasan was the highest wicket taker on the season, where he has taken 15 wickets for Hobart.
In the Big Bash League 2012-13, Hurricanes played a total of 8 games. Among the 8 games they lost 4 matches and winning the same the number of matches and finished the competition in 6th position.
In the Big Bash League 2013-14, The Hurricanes qualified second time for the semifinals in the BBL by just 1 point ahead of Brisbane Heat. The team has won the semifinal against the Stars. However, they lost by Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash Final by 39 runs. It was the second time that they have finished as the runners-up position in the Big Bash League. Ben Dunk was the Man of the series with 395 runs and the young gun of the tournament was Jonathan Wells.
In the Big Bash League 2014-15, they have won only 3 games and ended up at 5th on the point table.
Q: When was founded the Hobart Hurricanes?
A: The Hobart Hurricanes was formed in 2011.
Q: Who is the current coach of the Hobart Hurricanes?
A: The present coach of the Hobart Hurricanes is Damien Wright.
Q: Who is the current captain of the Hobart Hurricanes?
A: The present captain of Hobart Hurricanes is Tim Paine.
Q: What is the home ground of the Hobart Hurricanes?
A: Blundstone Arena is the home ground of the Hobart Hurricanes.
Q: What is the best performance of the Hobart Hurricanes?
A: Hobart Hurricanes were the two time semifinalist of BBL|01 & BBL|03.
Q: What is the highest team total in an innings of the Hobart Hurricanes?
A: The highest team total of Hobart Hurricanes is 210/7 against Heat at Brisbane on 28 Dec 2013.
Q: Who is the highest run-scorer of the Hobart Hurricanes?
A: TD Paine (883) is the highest run-scorer of the Hobart Hurricanes.
Q: Who is the highest wicket-taker of the Adelaide Strikers?
A: B Laughlin (60) is the highest wicket-taker of the Hobart Hurricanes.