The new West End Redbacks rookie and former State under-19 captain takes charge of an SA team also featuring Bradman Medallist Daniel Drew and opener John Dalton, who made his Sheffield Shield debut late last season.
Batsmen Ben Wakim and Brad Davis will get their first opportunity for SA on the back of some consistent performances in Premier Cricket and the Redbacks League.
The four-day game, against Queensland at Adelaide No. 2, starts on Monday at 10.30am.
SA: J. Winter (Glenelg), Barrett (Southern District), Benton (Port Adelaide), Dalton (Kensington), Davis (Sturt), Drew (West Torrens), Gregory (Sturt), Robins (East Torrens), Logan (Adelaide University), Opie (Kensington), Page (Tea Tree Gully), Wakim (Adelaide University).