Coach: Salliann Beams

WBBL|06 result: Eighth (3 wins, 9 losses, 3 no results)

WBBL|07 squad: Rachel Priest (c)(NZ), Nicola Carey*, Tayla Vlaeminck*, Mignon du Preez (SA), Richa Ghosh (Ind), Angelina Genford, Maisy Gibson, Ruth Johnston, Sasha Moloney, Chloe Rafferty, Amy Smith, Molly Strano, Naomi Stalenberg, Belinda Vakarewa, Rachel Trenaman (injured – ACL)

In: Molly Strano (Renegades), Mignon du Preez (Stars), Rachel Trenaman (Thunder), Angelina Genford, Richa Ghosh, Ruth Johnston

Out: Corinne Hall (Thunder), Emma Flint (maternity leave), Chloe Tryon (SA), Brooke Hepburn (retired), Hayley Matthews (WI), Erica Kershaw

After a fourth consecutive season outside finals, the Hurricanes rung the changes for WBBL|07 and pulled off some major moves.

The addition of all-time WBBL leading wicket-taker Molly Strano strengthens an already enviable bowling attack, while star SA batter Mignon du Preez should help address their batting struggles, and teenage Indian Richa Ghosh is a fearless talent with bat in hand.