Adelaide Strikers will lock horns with the Melbourne Stars at the iconic Adelaide Oval on Friday. Both the teams have managed to secure nine points with three wins out of their six games. Travis Head will lead the home side for the first time in this tournament. Peter Siddle and Billy Stanlake will miss the rest of the tournament due to national call-ups. Lance Norris has returned to replace Tom O Connell for the Melbourne Stars.

 

 

Team News

 

Adelaide Strikers

Strikers have released a 13-man squad ahead of the clash with 3 change

Travis Head returns to skipper the side for the first time in this season. He will be available for two games only

Ben Laughlin gets a recall after missing out against Sydney Sixers due to a hamstring injury

Peter Siddle and Billy Stanlake are also missing out from the squad due to the national commitment

Rashid Khan has flown back to Afghanistan but is expected to take the field against Stars

 

Melbourne Stars

The Stars have also released a 13-member squad with one change

Lance Morris returns into the squad in place of Tom O Connell

 

Squads

 

Adelaide Strikers- Travis Head (c), Wes Agar, Colin Ingram, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Jake Lehmann, Michael Neser, Harry Nielsen (wk), Liam O’Connor, Matt Short, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells

 

Melbourne Stars- Nic Maddinson (C), Michael Beer, Jackson Bird, Scott Boland, Liam Bowe, Dwayne Bravo, Ben Dunk, Seb Gotch, Evan Gulbis, Nick Larkin, Jonathan Merlo, Lance Morris, Liam Plunkett

 

 

Probable Playing 11

 

Adelaide Strikers

 

  1. H Nielsen
  2. Travis Head (c)
  3. Colin Ingram
  4. Jonathan Wells
  5. Jake Lehmann
  6. Jake Weatherald
  7. Matthew Short
  8. Michael Neser
  9. Ben Laughlin
  10. Rashid Khan
  11. Liam O Connor

 

Melbourne Stars

  1. Seb Gotch
  2. Nic Maddinson (c)
  3. Ben Dunk
  4. Evan Gulbis
  5. Nick Larkin
  6. Dwayne Bravo
  7. Jonathan Merlo
  8. Liam Plunkett
  9. Liam Bowe
  10. Scott Boland
  11. Michael Beer

 

FUNTUSH SAFE 11

  1. Seb Gotch
  2. Colin Ingram
  3. Travis Head         VC
  4. Jake Weatherald   C
  5. Nic Maddinson
  6. Ben Dunk
  7. Dwayne Bravo
  8. Matthew Short
  9. Ben Laughlin
  10. Liam Plunkett
  11. Rashid Khan

 

FUNTUSH RISKY 11

  1. Seb Gotch
  2. Colin Ingram
  3. Travis Head
  4. Jonathan Wells
  5. Nic Maddinson
  6. Evan Gulbis
  7. Matthew Short
  8. Dwayne Bravo
  9. Ben Laughlin
  10. Rashid Khan
  11. Liam Plunkett

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