20 year-old opening batsman Nic Maddinson will return to the NSW SpeedBlitz Blues line-up for their home Bupa Sheffield Shield fixture against Queensland, starting on Thursday (1 March) at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Cricket New South Wales selectors have made a number of changes for the match after the loss to Western Australia in Perth last week, with Maddinson, Scott Coyte, Mitchell Starc and Simon Katich re-joining the side. They will replace Shane Watson (Australian duty), Tim Van Der Gugten (left out) and Nathan Hauritz (shoulder injury).
A squad of 13 has been named with two to miss out:
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The NSW SpeedBlitz Blues currently sit 5th in the Bupa Sheffield Shield table with one outright win from their eight matches :