Burnie has its best chance yet of finally getting a win in this season’s Greater Northern Cup competition when it meets a weakened Devonport side in round five games on Saturday.
The Hurricanes regain Nick Revell and also get a bonus with Jack McCulloch returning to the club for a game before he relocates to Hobart with university and football commitments.
After getting on the board last week with a big win, the Orions will have to get the job done this week without opening batsman and wicketkeeper Tyler Dell, who has been called into the Greater Northern Raiders side, and Anish Paraam, who is on national team duties with Singapore for a fortnight.
Last season’s regular gloveman, Brock Bucknell along with teenage pace bowler Sam O’Mahony.
Ulverstone has an ideal opportunity to cement its spot in the top four when it travels to Wynyard.
The Black Caps will start warm favourites and have recalled pace bowler Will Dau in place of Jeremy Tuson.
The Blues have made the one change, replacing Bodie Murphy with Samuel Blake.
Sheffield will be looking to make it two wins in a row and continue its push for a finals spot when it hosts Latrobe.
The Mountaineers are enjoying their best one-day form for many years, and will debut Alex Diprose.
The Demons have been able to name an unchanged line-up for the clash as they try to arrest a three-game losing streak.