The NSW SpeedBlitz Blues will be close to full strength when they take on the XXXX GOLD Queensland Bulls in the Bupa Sheffield Shield at Allan Border Field, starting this Friday (2 November).
With the match being played away from the Gabba to allow preparations for the upcoming First Test match, Michael Clarke will captain a team rich in talent. Test vice-captain Shane Watson returns to the side, along with Test opener David Warner, in addition to the victorious members of the Sydney Sixers squad that return from South Africa today as Winners of the Champions League.
The two players missing are Moises Henriques and Steve Smith, who have been selected for the Australia A clash with South Africa starting at the SCG on Friday.
The squad is :
Michael Clarke ( Captain )
Brad Haddin (wicket-keeper)
Steve O Keefe
– The match will start at 10am (Brisbane time) on Friday 2 November
– Highlights, match reports, live scores and tweets can be found at www.cricketnsw.com.au