Sam Hain Warwickshire batter has signed as a replacement player by Brisbane heat in the upcoming BBL season

Sam Hain, who was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Australia has represented Queensland and Australian youth teams including U19 World Cup team in 2012. Later, he went to UK for career interest and continued to play the game which made him represent England Lions.

Sam Hain, has been picked up by Brisbane Heat for the upcoming BBL season who will be the overseas replacement player in the second half of the BBL when Sam Billings and Colin Munro departs to represent their respective teams in other countries league.

"It’s been a few years since I have been back to Queensland, so I’ve enjoyed re-visiting a lot of the places I remember from growing up,‘’ he said. “It’s been great to catch up with so many of the guys I played with in the Queensland teams and the Gold Coast Dolphins since I have got out here.”

“I’m so excited to be able to play in the BBL. It’s been a big goal of mine for a few years now and it is a massive thrill be able to be a part of things with Brisbane this summer.”

Wade Seccombe, the current Heat and Queensland coach, was in charge of the Queensland U-19 side that Hain was part of in 2011-12.

“Sam was a very talented young player and I know a lot of us at QC were sorry to see him go when he made his call to pursue his options in England,” he said. “It will be a great fit to have him back in the group. His playing experience is excellent, especially as a white ball player who knows how to control an innings and make good decisions in the middle.”