Todd Astle joins Canterbury while Jimmy Neesham misses out for Wellington.
What are the chances of Jimmy Neesham, Doug Bracewell and Will Young featuring in the playing XI?
Details on the availability of Jimmy Neesham, Adam Hose and Neil Broom for this game.
Auckland Aces will start as favourites against the Wellington Firebirds given the big names on their side.
Wellington Firebirds will start as favourites as the Northern Knights will be missing some of their big players.
Wellington Firebirds will start as favourites but the game will not end without a real fight from the Canterbury Kings.
Wellington Firebirds’ wait for their maiden win of the season might as well extend as this game is expected to end in disappointment.
Otago Volts are expected to extend the Wellington Firebirds’ wait for their maiden win of this season.
Auckland Aces are expected to hand the Wellington Firebirds their 2nd consecutive defeat as they boast of a solid line-up.
Northern Knights are expected to start their title defence with a comfortable win against Wellington Firebirds.