Just some more days remaining for the first ball to be bowled in BBL at Hobart’s Blundstone Arena on Christmas Eve afternoon. By this stage, hurricanes disclosed their squad list. There are established pacers and experienced spinners at final two additions for Hobart hurricanes ahead to start big bash league(BBL) season
Ellis has also been in red-hot form in the Cricket Tasmania Premier League, collecting remarkable figures of 9-30 from 11.1 overs in a match for local club Lindisfarne earlier this month.
Rose has been part of the Hurricanes’ squad since BBL|05 and has developed into a reliable performer. The Hurricanes finished in the top position last summer before departing the title race in the semi-finals
Played over two weekends, the new five-match finals system guarantees a double-chance for teams that finish first and second in the regular season.
Hobart has never won the tournament, finishing runners-up in BBL|03 and BBL|07.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF HOBART HURRICANES:
Qais Ahmad (OS), George Bailey, Scott Boland, Jake Doran, Nathan Ellis, James Faulkner, Jarrod Freeman, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Simon Milenko, David Miller (OS), David Moody, Tom Rogers, Clive Rose, D’Arcy Short, Aaron Summers, Matthew Wade