Neil Broom is expected to play this match while Todd Astle misses out.
Details on the availability of Jimmy Neesham, Adam Hose and Neil Broom for this game.
Auckland Aces will start as favourites against the Otago Volts despite missing some big names.
Otago Volts are expected to get the better of Central Stages despite their recent record against the team.
Otago Volts could well bag their 3rd win of the season and hand Central Stags their third straight defeat.
Windies capitulated to 140 in the pursuit of 187 posted by the home side.
If Kitchen gets his maiden international cap, he will be playing under the captaincy of Tim Southee as Williamson will be unavailable for the first game.
Selectors have continued to rest some of the senior players.