Siddle released from Test squad to join Adelaide Strikers' match against Melbourne Stars
Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle has been released from the Domain Test squad and is available for the Adelaide Strikers' match against Melbourne Stars at Gold Coast’s Metricon Stadium.
Siddle was not selected in the XI to play New Zealand on Boxing Day and is free to play in the Strikers' third match of the season.
The experienced seamer takes the place of leg-spinner Liam O’Connor in the squad of 13 which defeated the Perth Scorchers by 15 runs (DLS method) at Adelaide Oval on Monday night.
Test squad members Travis Head and Michael Neser are still unavailable for selection.
The Strikers have recorded one win and a no result so far in KFC BBL|09.
Play begins at 6:10pm (local), and the final XI will be announced at the pre-game bat flip.
Adelaide Strikers’ 13-player squad - , Alex Carey (c), Wes Agar, Harry Conway, Rashid Khan, Harry Nielsen, Phil Salt, Matt Short, Peter Siddle, Billy Stanlake, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells, Cameron White
In: Peter Siddle
Out: Liam O’Connor
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