Team Preview: Hobart Hurricanes in WBBL 2019 – Fixtures, Squad, Key Players

Hobart Hurricanes:

The team which has been more on the losing side will be hoping for a change in fortunes with the start of the new season.

Hobart Hurricanes WBBL
Hobart Hurricanes WBBL. Pic Credits: Getty Images

The team will miss two of their overseas stars in the form of Mandhana and Matthews. The duo will be missing due to a scheduled India tour of West Indies in November. Though they may be missing it is not over for them, they have the presence of a player who is the captain of the second-best side in the world. Yes, Heather Knight will be playing for this team.

Aussie allrounder Nicole Carey and Pace gun Tayla Vlaeminck will be joining the squad this season. Definitely, the bowling attack looks strong with them followed Gibson, Knight, etc. The inclusion of Chloe who is playing her first season will make Hurricanes a better and all-round squad.

On the whole, they look better compared to the previous season. They are the underdogs in the season.

Overseas International :

Chloe Tryon
Fran Wilson
Heather Knight.

Captain: Corinne Hall
Coach: Saaliann Briggs

Full Squad & Fixtures.

Nicola Carey (Aus), Stefanie Daffara, Erin Fazackerley, Katelyn Fryett, Maisy Gibson, Corinna Hall, Brooke Hepburn, Heather Knight (Eng), Hayley Matthews (WI, replacement), Sasha Moloney, Meg Phillips, Emily Smith, Chloe Tryon (SA), Belinda Vakarewa, Tayla Vlaeminck, Fran Wilson (Eng)

Fixtures :

October 19 v Stars, Junction Oval (2pm)

October 19 v Stars, Junction Oval (2pm)

October 26 v Strikers, AB Field (9.40am)

October 27 v Heat, AB Field (1.10pm)

November 2 v Thunder, West Park, Burnie (2pm)

November 3 v Thunder, West Park, Burnie (11am)

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November 9 v Renegades, Junction Oval (1pm)

November 10 v Renegades, Junction Oval (1pm)

November 13 v Sixers, Invermay Park, Launceston (11am)

November 20 v Sixers, North Sydney Oval (5.30pm)

November 22 v Heat, Blundstone Arena (7.10pm)

November 23 v Strikers, Blundstone Arena (7.10pm)

November 30 v Scorchers, Lilac Hill, Perth (2pm)

December 1 v Scorchers, Lilac Hill, Perth (2pm)

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