Australian captain Michael Clarke will captain the NSW Blues in their first Bupa Sheffield Shield match of the season against Tasmania at Blacktown International Sportspark starting on Wednesday, subject to a final fitness review that will take place tomorrow (Tuesday 29).
The NSW Blues selectors have named a strong side for the encounter with the main change being the inclusion of wicket-keeper Ryan Carters to make his First Class debut for his adopted State.
Carters, will replace Peter Nevill who strained a hamstring while batting during the Ryobi Cup Final yesterday. Carters has previously played in 11 First Class matches for Victoria.
The squad of 12 is:
Michael Clarke (Captain)
- The match will start at 10-30am
- Entry is FREE
- The match is at Blacktown International Sportspark, Eastern Rd, Rooty Hill
- Highlights, match reports, live scores and tweets can be found at www.cricketnsw.com