BBL TEAM NEWS | Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat
The teams are in from a sun-drenched MCG.
Kevin Pieterson returns from his Christmas break, while Liam Bowe plays his first game for the Stars this season. Scott Boland is the man to make way for the home team.
Brendon Doggett comes in for Josh Lalor as the Heat make one change to the team that lost to Adelaide Strikers on New Year’s Eve.
Melbourne Stars XI: Ben Dunk (wk), Luke Wright, Robert Quiney, Kevin Pietersen, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, James Faulkner, John Hastings (c), Liam Bowe, Adam Zampa, Michael Beer
Brisbane Heat XI: Brendon McCullum (c), Chris Lynn, Joe Burns, Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, James Peirson (wk), Cameron Gannon, Brendan Doggett, Yasir Shah, Mitchell Swepson, Mark Steketee