Hobart Hurricanes

  • Three Big Bash League teams fined for breaching contract guidelines Yesterday

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Sunday announced that KFC Big Bash League teams, the Hobart Hurricanes, Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers, have each been fined for breaching the competition's Player Contracting and Remuneration Guidelines. The CA Integrity Unit found the Hurricanes entered into agreements with two players (Ben Dunk and Alex...
  • Darren Sammy to play for Tasmania in Big Bash League July 22, 2014

    Tasmania: West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy is to make his debut in Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) this summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes. "With players like George Bailey, Alex Hales and Ben Dunk, there is a lot of exciting talent in the team already," CMC quoted Sammy as...
  • Ponting in reckoning for Big Bash Player of the Tournament January 14, 2013

    Melbourne: The Twenty20 Big Bash League (BBL) on Monday announced the finalists for the Player of the Tournament award. The shortlisted players represent each of the four BBL semi-finalists, as well as Ricky Ponting from the Hobart Hurricanes. The following are the finalists: Aaron Finch (Melbourne Renegades), Chris Lynn (Brisbane Heat),...
  • Hobart Hurricanes fined for slow over rate December 18, 2012

    Melbourne: Hobart Hurricanes of Australia's domestic Twenty20 cricket tournament, the Big Bash League (BBL), have been penalised for maintaining a slow over rate in their match against the Melbourne Stars Saturday night. After time allowances were taken into consideration on Tuesday, the Hurricanes were assessed to be one over behind the...
  • Scott Styris to play in Big Bash League August 9, 2012

    Hobart: Former New Zealand Test allrounder Scott Styris has signed to play for the Hobart Hurricanes in Australia's Big Bash Twenty20 cricket league next season. The 37-year-old Styris retired from international cricket last year after playing 29 Tests,188 one-day internationals and 31 Twenty20 matches for New Zealand. He has since played in...
  • Ponting to play T20s, signs with Hobart Hurricanes July 18, 2012

    Hobart: Former Australia Test captain Ricky Ponting has re-signed with the Hobart Hurricanes in the Twenty20 Big Bash League. Ponting was with the Hurricanes last season but international commitments reduced his playing time to one match. The 37-year-old Ponting, who retired from limited-overs cricket after being dropped from the Australian one-day squad...
  • Luke Wright smashes record T20 ton January 9, 2012

    Hobart: England allrounder Luke Wright has broken the record for the highest individual score in Australian domestic Twenty20 cricket, scoring 117 off just 60 balls for Melbourne Stars against Hobart Hurricanes in the ongoing Big Bash League at the Bellerive Oval. Wright's hurricane innings beat the previous record of 111 set...
  • Hurricanes score convincing win in Big Bash December 18, 2011

    Perth: Hobart Hurricanes began their Big Bash League Twenty20 campaign with a convincing 31-run victory over Perth Scorchers at the WACA Ground here on Sunday. Electing to bat, Hurricanes managed a moderate 140. The home side in their reply lost wickets at regular intervals and were bowled out for a paltry...
  • Need runs to retain my spot, admits Ponting December 17, 2011

    Melbourne: Embattled Ricky Ponting has admitted that he and his fellow teammate Mike Hussey need to start scoring runs consistently if they want to firm up their places in the Australia Test team in the upcoming series against India. While Ponting, who will be turning 37 on Monday, has failed to...