Brad Hodge will take over the captaincy duties with Aaron Finch and Cameron White being called-up to the Australian ODI squad.
The Renegades defeated the Stars by 6 wickets at the MCG last Saturday and enter Friday night's clash sitting third on the BBL table.
The match against the Stars will feature a special innings-break performance from chart-topping band Sheppard.
Friday 12 January 2018
Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars
Etihad Stadium, 7:40pm (AEDT)
BBL Squad v Melbourne Stars
Brad Hodge (c)
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