Maxwell will lead a depleted Stars’ side as 10 players and eight support staff contract Covid-19, Scorchers have had one player test positive while another is a close contact
Three more Melbourne Stars players have contracted Covid-19 but Sunday’s clash with Perth Scorchers at Junction Oval will go ahead despite 10 Stars players and eight support staff being in isolation. A Scorchers player has also returned a positive Covid-19 test and another is in isolation awaiting a result.
Melbourne Stars squad: Glenn Maxwell (c), Qais Ahmad, Justin Avendano, Lachlan Bangs, Hilton Cartwright, Joe Clarke (wk) Brody Couch, Xavier Crone, Tom O’Connell, Haris Rauf, Tom Rogers, Patrick Rowe, Charles Wakim
Alex Malcolm is an Associate Editor at ESPNcricinfo