|Full name||Kirby Short|
|Born||3 November 1986|
|Bowling||Right-arm off break|
|Domestic team information|
|2005–||Queensland Fire (squad no. 10)|
|2015–||Brisbane Heat (squad no. 10)|
Source: Cricinfo, 9 March 2017
Short was born into a sporting family. Her mother represented Australia at softball and her grandfather, Mick Harvey, played first class cricket for Victoria and Queensland, and was later a Test cricket umpire. Mick Harvey's brothers, Merv and Neil Harvey, were both Australian Test cricketers; the latter came to prominence as the youngest member of the legendary Invincibles touring team.
Short played under-17 and under-19 indoor cricket for Queensland, and also represented Queensland at youth level in volleyball and softball.
In December 2005, Short made her debut for Queensland Fire. She was part of the Fire squad that won the Women's National Cricket League title in 2014, and has been a member of the Brisbane Heat squad since its inaugural WBBL01 season (2015–16). In January 2017, she became Brisbane Heat's captain, replacing Delissa Kimmince who had stepped down. In November 2018, she was named in Brisbane Heat's squad for the 2018–19 Women's Big Bash League season.
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