New Upcoming Hard-hitting Pace-Bowling Allrounder

Hobart Hurricanes have signed another Yorkshireman, Jordan Thompson, ahead of the BBL season as they chase an elusive title.

New Upcoming Hard-hitting Pace-Bowling Allrounder

Thompson, a 25-year-old allrounder, was pursued by Hurricanes due to his unique skill set as a hard-hitting pace-bowling allrounder.

New Upcoming Hard-hitting Pace-Bowling Allrounder

He made two half-centuries in last season's Vitality Blast in England, striking at 167 across his career, and has been a wicket-taker with the ball claiming 34 wickets in 36 innings.

New Upcoming Hard-hitting Pace-Bowling Allrounder

Thompson joins Yorkshire team-mate Harry Brook in Hobart after the pair put on an unbeaten 141-run stand against Worcestershire earlier this year.

New Upcoming Hard-hitting Pace-Bowling Allrounder

"I'm really excited to play in the Big Bash for the first time," Thompson said.

New Upcoming Hard-hitting Pace-Bowling Allrounder

"Back home, it's a tournament we watch with great interest during the winter months, so I'm looking forward to meeting up with the team and experiencing it for myself.

New Upcoming Hard-hitting Pace-Bowling Allrounder

"It will be great to work with a new bunch of players and coaching staff, and I'm looking forward to learning as much as I can and playing the role that the team needs me to."

New Upcoming Hard-hitting Pace-Bowling Allrounder

Thompson rounds out Hurricanes' squad. The side will be largely unaffected by international duty with captain Matthew Wade set to his first full season since 2018-19.