Brisbane Heat

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Brisbane Heat
Brisbane heat.png
Personnel
CaptainAustralia Chris Lynn
CoachAustralia Darren Lehmann
Team information
Colours     Teal
Founded2011
Home groundBrisbane Cricket Ground
Capacity42,000
History
BBL wins1 (BBL02)
CLT20 winsNil
Official websitebrisbaneheat.com.au

Test kit

2016–17 Brisbane Heat season

The Brisbane Heat are an Australian men's professional Twenty20 franchise cricket team that competes in the Big Bash League. The Heat wears a teal uniform and are based in Brisbane in the Australian state Queensland. Their home ground is the Brisbane Cricket Ground.[1][2][3]

In their second season, they won the Big Bash League for the first time and thus qualified for the Champions League Twenty20.[4]

Squad[edit]

Players with international caps are in bold.

S/N Name Nat. Date of birth (age) Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen
1 Max Bryant Australia (1999-10-03) 3 October 1999 (age 20) Right-handed Right-arm medium
5 Sam Heazlett Australia (1990-12-29) 29 December 1990 (age 29) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox International Cap
15 Joe Burns Australia (1989-09-06) 6 September 1989 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm off break International Cap
17 AB de Villiers South Africa (1984-02-17) 17 February 1984 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm medium Visa Contract and International Cap
50 Chris Lynn Australia (1990-04-10) 10 April 1990 (age 30) Right-handed Left-arm orthodox Captain and International Cap
Tom Cooper Netherlands (1986-11-26) 26 November 1986 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off-break Non-Visa Dutch International
All-rounders
9 Marnus Labuschagne Australia (1994-06-22) 22 June 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm leg-break International Cap
14 Jack Prestwidge Australia (1996-02-28) 28 February 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Jack Wildermuth Australia (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast International Cap
Wicketkeepers
18 Tom Banton England (1998-11-11) 11 November 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Visa Contract and International Cap
59 Jimmy Peirson Australia (1992-10-13) 13 October 1992 (age 27) Right-handed
Pace bowlers
2 Josh Lalor Australia (1987-11-02) 2 November 1987 (age 32) Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium
6 Mark Steketee Australia (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
21 Cameron Gannon United States (1989-01-23) 23 January 1989 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium Australian citizen with International Cap for the USA
55 Ben Laughlin Australia (1982-10-03) 3 October 1982 (age 37) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium International Cap
Spin bowlers
4 Mitchell Swepson Australia (1993-04-10) 10 April 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right Arm leg break International Cap
7 Mujeeb Ur Rahman Afghanistan (2001-03-28) 28 March 2001 (age 19) Right-handed Right-arm off break Visa contract and International Cap
30 Matthew Kuhnemann Australia (1996-09-20) 20 September 1996 (age 24) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
75 Zahir Khan Afghanistan (1998-12-20) 20 December 1998 (age 21) Left-handed Left-arm unorthodox spin Visa contract and International Cap

Year-by-year record[edit]

Year Finishing Position Finals
2011–12 5th DNQ
2012–13 4th Champions
2013–14 5th DNQ
2014–15 8th DNQ
2015–16 6th DNQ
2016–17 2nd Semi-Finalist
2017–18 7th DNQ
2018–19 5th DNQ
2019–20 7th DNQ

Captains list[edit]

[5] Name Years captain Captained Won Lost Tied[*] NR %[**]
1 Peter Forrest 2011–12 6 3 3 0 0 50.00%
2 James Hopes 2011–2015 24 9 15 0 0 37.50%
3 Chris Hartley 2013 2 2 0 0 0 100.00%
4 Daniel Vettori 2013 1 0 1 0 0 0.00%
5 Chris Lynn 2015–2020 36 15 20 0 1 42.85%
6 Brendon McCullum 2016-2018 18 8 9 1 0 47.22%
7 Joe Burns 2017 1 1 0 0 0 100.00%

^* Includes matches determined by a Super Over ^** Ties counted as half a win

Big Bash League 2011/12[edit]

The team lost their first four matches, but – still with an outside chance to reach the semi-finals – won their last three matches and were just eliminated in the last match. 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 ended fifth out of eight 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.[6]

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][6]

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.[7]

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 2013 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- New Zealand 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

Big Bash League 2014/15[edit]

Brisbane Heat finished last in the league, with a record of 2–6, which led to the resignation of Stuart Law as coach, and James Hopes as captain. Brisbane Heat were the first team to win the wooden spoon, besides the Sydney Thunder, who won the spoon in the first 3 seasons of the BBL.

Date Opponent Venue Result
21 December 2014 Australia Sydney Thunder ANZ Stadium Lost by 56 runs
28 December 2014 Australia Melbourne Stars The Gabba Won by 1 run, MoM- Australia Ryan Duffield 3/28 (4 overs)
2 January 2015 Australia Hobart Hurricanes Blundstone Arena Lost by 6 wickets
4 January 2015 Australia Adelaide Strikers The Gabba Lost by 5 wickets
8 January 2015 Australia Perth Scorchers #TheFurnace Lost by 8 wickets
11 January 2015 Australia Sydney Sixers The Gabba Lost by 6 wickets
13 January 2015 Australia Melbourne Renegades Etihad Stadium Lost by 5 wickets
15 January 2015 Australia Hobart Hurricanes The Gabba Won by 18 runs, MoM- Australia Chris Lynn 81 (35)
Overall Record of 2–6 in BBL|04

Failed to make Semifinals, ended 8/8

Big Bash League 2015/16[edit]

Following the retirement of Daniel Vettori's playing career, he signed a 3-year contract to become the coach of the franchise. Heat signed Josh Lalor, Andrew Fekete (cricketer), Alex Doolan. West Indian pair Samuel Badree and Lendl Simmons were snapped up by Heat. Rookie players Jack Wildermuth, Mitchell Swepson were also picked up by Heat. They finished 6th in the table with 3 wins and 5 losses.

Big Bash League 2016/17[edit]

Following the retirement of Brendon McCullum's international playing career, he returned as a full-time participant for the Heat for his second stint for the franchise, this time as captain. He took no part in the previous season due to BBL coinciding with the final matches of his international career. James Hopes retired from cricket. Heat signed English fast bowler Tymal Mills. Heat finished 2nd in the table with 5 wins and 3 losses. In the semi-final, they were defeated by Sydney Sixers in a super over.

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

International[edit]

vs BBL sides[edit]

Brisbane Heat squad at the Gabba in 2014
Opponent Played Won Lost Win %
Adelaide Strikers 6 3 3 50.00%
Hobart Hurricanes 10 5 5 50.00%
Melbourne Renegades 6 2 4 33.33%
Melbourne Stars 6 3 3 50.00%
Perth Scorchers 7 3 4 42.86%
Sydney Sixers 6 1 5 16.67%
Sydney Thunder 7 0 7 00.00%

Imported players[edit]

Player Country Years
Brendon McCullum New Zealand New Zealand 2011,2015+, 2016–2019
Roelof van der Merwe Netherlands Netherlands /South Africa South Africa 2011
Daniel Vettori New Zealand New Zealand 2011–2014
Thisara Perera Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2012
Kemar Roach Barbados Barbados 2012
Dale Steyn South Africa South Africa 2012+
Craig Kieswetter England England 2013
Andrew Flintoff England England 2014
Stephen Parry England England 2014
Samuel Badree Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 2014–15
Lendl Simmons Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 2015–16
Tymal Mills England England 2017
Shadab Khan Pakistan Pakistan 2017
Yasir Shah Pakistan Pakistan 2017
Mujeeb Ur Rahman Afghanistan Afghanistan 2018–20
Zahir Khan Afghanistan Afghanistan 2019-20
AB De Villiers South Africa South Africa 2019-20

+= Did not play a game that season

Sponsors[edit]

Years Kit Manufacturers Chest Sponsors Breast Sponsors
2011-12 Kooga Linc Energy JDRF
2012-13 Betta Home Living
2013-14
2014-15 Majestic Athletic
2015-16
2016-17 CUA
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBL team names and colours". 6 April 2011. Archived from the original on 10 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, <"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 24 September 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)>
  4. ^ a b c d "Heat capture Big Bash title". ABC Radio Grandstand. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 19 January 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Big Bash League - Brisbane Heat / Records / Most matches as captain". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN Sports Media Ltd. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "State of the states: Queensland". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 11 June 2014.

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