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Heat vs Hurricanes Match Day Guide

09 January 2018

Everything you need to know about heading to the Brisbane Heat versus Hobart Hurricanes clash at the Gabba.

Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes
Wednesday January 10th - 6:40pm
The Gabba

4:40pm Entertainment in the park begins
5:00pm Gates Open
5:55pm BBL Coin Toss
6:40pm BBL match starts
8:00pm Innings break
8:15pm 2nd innings starts
9:35pm Anticipated finish time

General reserved tickets for the game are still available through Ticketmaster  

The Heat are on track for a third successive sell-out, so fans are encouraged to pre-purchase their tickets to avoid missing out. 

WATCH: Joe Burns on the Mic


Action will be live on Network TEN from 6:30pm. Due to daylight savings, the game will start at 6:30pm on ONE before switching over to Ten at 7:30pm.

The match can also be streamed live on the cricket.com.au website and mobile app for users with CA Live Pass. 

Click here for the key players and match-ups to watch out for. 

Your BBL ticket allows you free public transport on buses and trains on game days. Click here for details. 

The Brisbane Heat have also partnered with Uber to allow for easy access to and from the Gabba. If you're new to Uber, sign up and use the code BRISHEAT to get your first ride free up to $20. 

The post-game dedicated Uber pickup zone is on Potts Street, which runs parallel to Wellington Road.

For the ultimate match day experience, download the Heat VR mobile application.  Fans can dress up as our mascot Heater or chill out in the CUA Pool Deck using our game day Face Filters.

With Heat VR, fans can watch their match-day tickets come to life using augmented reality.

Content can also be unlocked for the Heat VR AR Walk, located in the Toyota Hot Spot, where fans can watch memorable moments from Brisbane Heat history.

Located in the Gabba Park, the Brisbane Heat will host two virtual reality activations where fans can play for the Heat in VR or chill out in the 360 Degree Hub.  

Heat VR - Face Fliters


crowdDJ® is a free app that lets you influence the stadium soundtrack in between breaks in play. Through some pretty cool tech, fans can vote for their favourite songs from their seat - just by downloading the mobile app. crowdDJ® touch screen kiosks are also located near Gates 2 and 4.

Once the votes are in, the song with the most requests will play on our big screen and up load throughout the stadium. Don’t miss your chance to have your say in what we play!

Download crowdDJ® via iOS or Android


When should I get to the ground? To avoid queues, try and get to the ground as soon as possible. Action starts in the park at around 4:40pm and play starts at 6:40pm.

Can I get signatures after the game? Yes. players will be signing autographs for 15 minutes after the match finishes in sections 1-5. All fans are welcome to make their way to this section when the game finishes, however we will attempt to cover all parts of the ground.

Can I purchase Heat merchandise at the ground? Yes, there are merchandise outlets situated across the Gabba. 

What time does action start in the park? Activities start in the park around 4:40pm.

Can I watch the teams warm up? Yes, both sides will be warming up in the Gabba nets at approximately 4:30pm. Fans are welcome to watch from behind the nets.

Can I get on the Gabba big screen? You certainly can! Just send us a tweet or Instagram pic using @HeatBBL and we will do our best to put yours on the big screen.

This is my 1st time to the BBL. What can I expect? Fun, fireworks, big hits and plenty of excitement.