English international Chris Jordan and New Zealand allrounder Anton Devcich will debut for the Sydney Thunder, with the home side winning the toss and electing to bat against the Adelaide Strikers.
The pair come into the Thunder side for Sunday’ afternoon’s Big Bash League clash at Spotless Stadium as replacements for English pair Joe Root and Jos Buttler.
Wicketkeeper Jay Lenton will also debut for the Thunder.
The second-placed Strikers regain towering quick Billy Stanlake after his release from the Australian ODI squad.
Thunder: Shane Watson, Fawad Ahmed, Anton Devcich, Jason Sangha, Callum Ferguson, Chris Green, Chris Jordan, Jay Lenton, Arjun Nair, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu.
Strikers: Jake Weatherald, Matt Short, Travis Head, Colin Ingram, Jon Wells, Harry Nielsen, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Liam O’Connor, Billy Stanlake.