Brisbane Heat

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Brisbane Heat
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Captain: Australia James Hopes
Coach: Australia Stuart Law
Colors:      teal
Founded: 2011
Home ground: The Gabba
Capacity: 42,000
BBL wins: 1
CLT20 wins: 0
Official website: brisbaneheat.com.au

The Brisbane Heat are an Australian men's professional twenty20 cricket team that competes in the Big Bash League.[1] The Heat wear an aqua uniform.[2]

The Heat are based in Brisbane in the Australian state Queensland. Their home ground is the Brisbane Cricket Ground (The Gabba).[3]

In their second season, they won the Big Bash League for the first time and thus qualified for the Champions League Twenty20.

Squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold.

Name Nat DOB Bat Bowl Notes
Batsmen
Joe Burns Australia (1989-09-06) 6 September 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm medium
Peter Forrest Australia (1985-11-15) 15 November 1985 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm medium
Chris Lynn Australia (1990-04-10) 10 April 1990 (age 24) Right-handed Left arm orthodox
Nathan Reardon Australia (1984-11-08) 8 November 1984 (age 30) Left-handed Right arm medium
All-rounders
Daniel Christian Australia (1983-05-04) 4 May 1983 (age 31) Right-handed Right arm fast medium
Ben Cutting Australia (1987-01-30) 30 January 1987 (age 27) Right-handed Right arm fast medium
Andrew Flintoff England (1977-12-06) 6 December 1977 (age 36) Right-handed Right arm fast medium Overseas Player
James Hopes Australia (1978-10-24) 24 October 1978 (age 36) Right-handed Right arm medium Captain
Shane Watson Australia (1981-06-17) 17 June 1981 (age 33) Right-handed Right arm fast medium
Wicketkeepers
James Peirson Australia (1992-10-13) 13 October 1992 (age 22) Right-handed
Pace bowlers
Nick Buchanan Australia (1991-04-03) 3 April 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm fast medium
Ryan Duffield Australia (1988-06-20) 20 June 1988 (age 26) Left-handed Left arm fast medium
Cameron Gannon Australia (1989-01-23) 23 January 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm fast medium
Mitchell Johnson Australia (1981-11-02) 2 November 1981 (age 33) Left-handed Left arm fast
Alister McDermott Australia (1991-06-07) 7 June 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm fast medium
Mark Steketee Australia (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 20) Right-handed Right arm fast medium
Spin bowlers
Samuel Badree Trinidad and Tobago (1981-03-09) 9 March 1981 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm leg break Overseas player
Daniel Vettori New Zealand (1979-01-27) 27 January 1979 (age 35) Left-handed Left arm orthodox Overseas player

Big Bash League 2011/12[edit]

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.

Date Opponent Venue Result
16 December 2011 Australia Sydney Sixers Sydney Cricket Ground Lost by 6 wickets
20 December 2011 Australia Melbourne Stars The Gabba Lost by 8 runs
29 December 2011 Australia Perth Scorchers WACA Ground Lost by 10 runs
3 January 2012 Australia Adelaide Strikers The Gabba Lost by 31 runs
6 January 2012 Australia Hobart Hurricanes The Gabba Won by 3 runs, MoM- Australia Matthew Hayden 76 (51)
12 January 2012 Australia Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Won by 12 runs, MoM- New Zealand Daniel Vettori 40 (25) and 0/27 (4 Overs)
17 January 2012 Australia Sydney Thunder The Gabba Won by 91 runs, MoM- Australia Daniel Christian 75* (47) and 1/17 (4 Overs)
Overall Record of 3–4 in BBL|01

Failed to make Semifinals, ended 5/8

Big Bash League 2012/13[edit]

Final[edit]

Brisbane Heat defeated the Perth Scorchers in the 2012/13 Big Bash League final. The match was played at the WACA Ground on 19 January 2013.[4]

Captain James Hopes was unable to play due to injury.[4] 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.[5]

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.[4][5]

Date Opponent Venue Result
9 December 2012 Australia Hobart Hurricanes The Gabba Lost by 8 wickets
13 December 2012 Australia Adelaide Strikers Adelaide Oval Won by 3 wickets, MoM- Australia Luke Pomersbach 65 (39)
18 December 2012 Australia Perth Scorchers The Gabba Lost by 9 wickets (D/L)
22 December 2012 Australia Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Lost by 6 wickets, MoM- Australia Ben Cutting 2/12 (4 Overs)
28 December 2012 Australia Sydney Thunder Stadium Australia Won by 5 wickets, MoM- Australia Daniel Christian 5/26 (4 overs)
3 January 2013 Australia Melbourne Stars The Gabba Won by 24 runs, MoM- Australia James Hopes 49 (40) and 3/28 (4 Overs)
7 January 2013 Australia Sydney Sixers The Gabba Lost by 5 wickets
12 January 2013 Australia Hobart Hurricanes Bellerive Oval Won by 8 wickets, MoM- Australia Luke Pomersbach 82 (42)
Finals Series
15 January 2013 Australia Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Won by 15 runs, MoM- Australia Luke Pomersbach 112* (70)
19 January 2013 Australia Perth Scorchers WACA Ground Won by 34 runs, MoM- Australia Nathan Hauritz 0/11 (3 Overs) and 3 catches
Overall Record of 6–4 in BBL|02

Big Bash League Champions (1/8)

Big Bash League 2013/14[edit]

The team started well, winning their first game against the Perth Scorchers. However, they lost out in many close matches over the course of the season. The Heat struggled but, managed to finish the season in 5th place. There were good signs for the Heat as Cameron Gannon led all BBL wicket-takers, snaring 18 wickets at an average of less than 12 – with best bowling of 4-10. Daniel Vettori was also miserly with the ball, going for just over six an over and picking up 7 wickets. Chris Lynn was the best of the batsman scoring 198 runs closely followed by Dan Christian who made 186 runs at an average of 46.5.[6]

Date Opponent Venue Result
22 December 2013 Australia Perth Scorchers The Gabba Won by 3 wickets, MoM- Australia Chris Lynn 81 (53)
28 December 2013 Australia Hobart Hurricanes The Gabba Lost by 3 wickets
30 December 2012 Australia Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Lost by 57 runs
2 January 2014 Australia Sydney Sixers The Gabba Lost by 4 runs
8 January 2014 Australia Sydney Thunder Stadium Australia Won by 48 runs, MoM- Australia Chris Lynn 56 (35)
11 January 2014 Australia Melbourne Stars The Gabba Lost by 3 wickets
18 January 2014 Australia Adelaide Strikers Adelaide Oval Won by 32 runs, MoM- Australia Daniel Vettori 2/10 (4 Overs)
23 January 2014 Australia Hobart Hurricanes Bellerive Oval Lost by 40 runs
Overall Record of 3–5 in BBL|03

Failed to make Semifinals, ended 5/8

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

International[edit]

vs BBL sides[edit]

Opponent Played Won Lost
Adelaide Strikers 3 2 1
Hobart Hurricanes 5 3 2
Melbourne Renegades 4 2 2
Melbourne Stars 3 1 2
Perth Scorchers 4 2 2
Sydney Sixers 3 0 3
Sydney Thunder 3 3 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBL team names and colours". 6 April 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "New Twenty20 Big Bash league to feature teams in pink, orange and purple as tradition is abandoned". Fox Sports (Australia). 6 April 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Cricket Australia (2011), Home Ground, www.brisbaneheat.com.au, retrieved 24 September 2013, <http://www.brisbaneheat.com.au/team/gabba>
  4. ^ a b c "Heat capture Big Bash title". ABC Radio Grandstand (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). 19 January 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "2012/13 KFC Big Bash League Final - PRS v BRH". ABC Radio Grandstand (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). 19 January 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "State of the states: Queensland". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 

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