Adelaide Strikers who are on the second spot at the Big Bash T20 league 2013-14 points table will clash with Sydney Sixers in Adelaide on Jan 5.
Bangladesh player Al Hasan will replace Strikers captain Johan Botha, who injured his thumb in the Strikers’ win against Perth.
Strikers have won the toss and will bat first. The match starts at 18:45 local time, 08:15 GMT, 1:45 p.m. India time.
The Strikers made three changes for todays game, Phillip Hughes takes over the captaincy because Johan Botha will miss two games after his injury, Shakib Al Hasan will debut.
Follow the AS vs SS live ball-by-ball scores here.
Al Hasan has an amazing record of taking six wickets by giving away just six runs in his four overs in a Caribbean Premier League T20 match in August. This is only the second best in the history of T20.
Catch all the action live on Network Ten and on Fairfax Radio Network. Star Sports Tv channel will be telecastisting the match live in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other Asian countries. Watch the match live online here.
The final XI players will be picked from the below squads:
Adelaide Strikers squad: PJ Hughes, M Klinger, TP Ludeman, MG Neser, GD Putland, NJ Reardon, KW Richardson, Shakib Al Hasan, SW Tait, A Zampa, CJ Ferguson, AD Hales, JM Holland.
Sydney Sixers squad:Henriques, Silk, D Smith,Lumb, Maddinson, North, Bopara, O’Keefe Lee, Lalor, Hazlewood, Copeland 12th man.
Watch the highlights of debutante Shakib Al Hasan’s fighting 46 runs: