KFC BBL|08

Final Big Bash League squads for BBL|08

The eight franchises have completed their rosters ahead of the biggest summer of BBL ever

Cricket Network

14 December 2018, 08:51 AM AEST

The squads have been finalised with only five days remaining before the start of the new KFC Big Bash League season.

The tournament will start with a bang as the power-packed Brisbane Heat take on defending champion Adelaide Strikers at the Gabba in the opening match on December 19.

There has been plenty of movement among the teams during the off-season, and here are the final BBL rosters.

Adelaide Strikers

Current squad: Wes Agar, Alex Carey, Michael Cormack, David Grant, Travis Head, Colin Ingram (SA), Rashid Khan (AFG), Ben Laughlin, Jake Lehmann, Michael Neser, Liam O'Connor, Peter Siddle, Matt Short, Billy Stanlake, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells, Nick Winter

In: Matt Short (Renegades), Cameron Valente (Heat)

Out: Jono Dean (unsigned), Daniel Drew (unsigned)

Coach: Jason Gillespie

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Brisbane Heat

Squad: Max Bryant, Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Brendan Doggett, Sam Heazlett, Matt Kuhnemann, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Lalor, Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum (NZ), James Pattinson, James Peirson, Jack Prestwidge, Matt Renshaw, Alex Ross, Mujeeb Ur Rahman (AFG), Mark Steketee, Mitch Swepson

In: Matt Kuhnemann, James Pattinson (Renegades), Jack Prestwidge, Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan)

Out: Jason Floros (Unsigned), Cameron Gannon (Unsigned), Shadab Khan (Pakistan), Cameron Valente (Strikers)

Coach: Dan Vettori

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Hobart Hurricanes

Squad: Jofra Archer (ENG), George Bailey, Johan Botha, Alex Doolan, Jake Doran, James Faulkner, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Simon Milenko, Tymal Mills (ENG), David Moody, Tim Paine, Tom Rogers, Clive Rose, D'Arcy Short, Aaron Summers, Matthew Wade

In: Jake Doran, James Faulkner (Stars), Caleb Jewell

Out: Cameron Boyce (Renegades), Dan Christian (Renegades), Hamish Kingston (Unsigned), Sam Rainbird (Thunder), Nathan Reardon (Unsigned), Jake Reed (Unsigned)

Coach: Adam Griffith

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Melbourne Renegades

Squad: Cameron Boyce, Dan Christian, Tom Cooper, Zak Evans, Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Jon Holland, Tim Ludeman, Joe Mennie, Mohammad Nabi (AFG), Kane Richardson, Usman Khan Shinwari (PAK), Will Sutherland, Chris Tremain, Beau Webster, Cameron White, Jack Wildermuth, Harry Gurney (ENG, international replacement)

In: Cameron Boyce (Hurricanes), Dan Christian (Hurricanes), Zak Evans, Harry Gurney (England), Mackenzie Harvey, Will Sutherland (rookie), Usman Khan Shinwari (Pakistan)

Out: Dwayne Bravo (Stars), Brad Hodge (retired), Brad Hogg (Unsigned), James Pattinson (Heat), Matt Short (Strikers), Guy Walker (AFL)

Coach: Andrew McDonald

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Melbourne Stars

Squad: Michael Beer, Jackson Bird, Scott Boland, Liam Bowe, Dwayne Bravo (WI), Jackson Coleman, Travis Dean, Ben Dunk, Seb Gotch, Evan Gulbis, Peter Handscomb, Sandeep Lamichhane (NEP), Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell, Jonathan Merlo, Marcus Stoinis, Daniel Worrall, Adam Zampa, Liam Plunkett (ENG, international replacement)

In: Jackson Bird (Sixers), Dwayne Bravo (West Indies), Travis Dean (Renegades replacement), Sandeep Lamichhane (Nepal), Nic Maddinson (Sixers), Jonathan Merlo

Out: James Faulkner (Hurricanes), Sam Harper (Unsigned), John Hastings (Sixers), Kevin Pietersen (retired), Rob Quiney (retired), Luke Wright

Coach: Stephen Fleming

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Perth Scorchers

Squad: Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Cameron Green, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Michael Klinger, Mitchell Marsh (c), Shaun Marsh, Joel Paris, Usman Qadir (Pakistan), Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, David Willey (England)

Out: Mitchell Johnson (retired), Adam Voges (retired/coach)

Coach: Adam Voges

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Sydney Sixers

Squad: Sean Abbott, Justin Avendano, Tom Curran (ENG), Ben Dwarshuis, Joe Denly (England), Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Daniel Fallins, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Nathan Lyon, Peter Nevill, Stephen O'Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, Henry Thornton, Greg West

In: Justin Avendano, Tom Curran (England), Jack Edwards (rookie), Daniel Fallins, John Hastings* (Stars), Josh Philippe (Scorchers replacement), Lloyd Pope, Greg West

Out: Sam Billings (Unsigned), Jackson Bird (Stars), Johan Botha (Hurricanes), Doug Bollinger (retired), Nic Maddinson (Stars), Jason Roy (Unsigned), Mitchell Starc (Unsigned)

Coach: Greg Shipperd

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Sydney Thunder

Squad: Fawad Ahmed, Jos Buttler (ENG), Pat Cummins, Callum Ferguson, Ryan Gibson, Chris Green, Liam Hatcher, Usman Khawaja, Jay Lenton, Nathan McAndrew, Arjun Nair, Kurtis Patterson, Sam Rainbird, Joe Root (ENG), Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Jason Sangha, Shane Watson, Anton Devcich (NZ, international replacement), Chris Jordan (ENG, international replacement)

In: Joe Root (ENG), Sam Rainbird (Hurricanes), Daniel Sams (Sixers), Jason Sangha

Out: Aiden Blizzard (retired), Andrew Fekete, Mitch McClenaghan, Clint McKay (retired), Ben Rohrer (retired)

Coach: Shane Bond

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