|Home ground:||The Gabba|
Players with international caps are listed in bold.
|Joe Burns||6 September 1989||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|Peter Forrest||15 November 1985||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|Chris Lynn||10 April 1990||Right-handed||Left arm orthodox|
|Luke Pomersbach||24 September 1984||Left-handed||Right arm off spin|
|Asad Vala||5 July 1987||Left-handed||Right arm off spin||Rookie contract|
|Daniel Christian||4 May 1983||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|James Hopes||24 October 1978||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium||Captain|
|Daniel Vettori||27 January 1979||Left-handed||Left arm orthodox||Overseas player|
|Shane Watson||17 June 1981||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Ben Cutting||30 January 1987||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Chris Sabburg||2 January 1990||Left-handed||Right arm off spin|
|Chris Hartley||24 May 1982||Left-handed||-|
|Craig Kieswetter||28 January 1987||Right-handed||Right arm off spin||Overseas player|
|Ben McDermott||12 December 1994||Right-handed||Right arm medium||Rookie contract|
|Cameron Gannon||23 January 1989||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Ryan Harris||11 October 1979||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Mitchell Johnson||2 November 1981||Left-handed||Left arm fast|
|Alister McDermott||7 June 1991||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Nick Buchanan||3 April 1991||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Mark Steketee||17 January 1994||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Nathan Hauritz||8 October 1981||Right-handed||Right arm off spin|
Big Bash League 2011/12
The team started very poorly and lost their first 4 matches. But the team with an outside chance to reach the semis, made a fabulous comeback by winning their last 3 matches, and were just eliminated in the last match of BBL. Brendon McCullum missed some matches as he was playing HRV Cup in New Zealand simultaneously while Daniel Vettori missed few games because of injury while the original captain James Hopes missed the whole tournament because of injury. The team despite some poor show in the beginning, still ended 5th/8 on the points table.
|16 December 2011||Sydney Sixers||Sydney Cricket Ground||Lost by 6 wickets|
|20 December 2011||Melbourne Stars||The Gabba||Lost by 8 runs|
|29 December 2011||Perth Scorchers||WACA Ground||Lost by 10 runs|
|3 January 2012||Adelaide Strikers||The Gabba||Lost by 31 runs|
|6 January 2012||Hobart Hurricanes||The Gabba||Won by 3 runs, MoM- Matthew Hayden 76 (51)|
|12 January 2012||Melbourne Renegades||Etihad Stadium||Won by 12 runs, MoM- Daniel Vettori 40(25) and 0/27 (4 Overs)|
|17 January 2012||Sydney Thunder||The Gabba||Won by 91 runs, MoM- Daniel Christian 75* (47) and 1/17 (4 Overs)|
|Overall Record of 3–4 in BBL 1
Failed to make Semifinals, ended 5/8
Big Bash League 2012/13
Captain James Hopes was unable to play due to injury. Vice-captain Chris Hartley won the toss, and elected to bat first. Joe Burns top scored for Brisbane with 43 runs off 27 balls, in a total of 167 for the loss of five wickets. Jason Behrendorff took 2 wickets for the Scorchers.
In reply, Perth Scorchers scored 133 for the loss of nine wickets from their 20 overs, losing by 34 runs. Adam Voges was the highest scorer with 49 runs from 32 deliveries. Barbadian Kemar Roach took 3 wickets for 18 runs. Nathan Hauritz was named man of the match after bowling three overs for 11 runs and taking three catches.
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