The Perth Scorchers won the toss and elected to bat in the KFC T20 Big Bash League semi-final clash with the Melbourne Stars at the WACA Ground.
The Scorchers welcome back opener Herschelle Gibbs (heel) and paceman Nathan Rimmington (knee) from injury, but will be without the services of key batsman Shaun Marsh, who is not available due to international duties.
Unlucky youngster Tom Beaton will once again carry the drinks for Perth, while the Stars 12th man is former Queensland captain Chris Simpson.
Perth Scorchers: Marcus North (capt), Herschelle Gibbs, Mitchell Marsh, Simon Katich, Paul Collingwood, Luke Ronchi, Brad Hogg, Nathan Rimmington, Michael Beer, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Edmondson. Tom Beaton.
Melbourne Stars: Cameron White (capt), George Bailey, Jackson Bird, James Faulkner, David Hussey, Clint McKay, Rob Quiney, Adam Voges, Matthew Wade, Shane Warne, Luke Wright, Chris Simpson (12th man).