Blues win the toss and elect to bat
The SpeedBlitz Blues have won the toss and elected to bat first at the Bellerive Oval against the Tasmanian Tigers in today's KFC Big Bash game.
The Blues, who won the Twenty20 Champions League in October, will be looking to get their KFC Big Bash title defense off to a great start with victory over the Tigers.
The Blues will hand a debut to West Indies Batsman Dwayne Smith and Pakistani Rana Naved-ul-Hasan will play his first game for the Tigers.
Tasmania Tigers : George Bailey (capt), Travis Birt, Ed Cowan, Gerard Denton, Xavier Doherty, Alex Doolan, James Faulkner, Brett Geeves, Jason Krejza, Rhett Lockyear, Tim Paine, Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, Brendan Drew (12th man).
Speedblitz Blues : Moises Henriques (capt), Aaron Bird, Josh Hazelwood, Phillip Hughes, Phil Jacques, Ben Rohrer, Daniel Smith, Dwayne Smith, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Warner, Dominic Thornely (12th man).