Australian Under-19 World Cup squad members Corey Kelly and Liam Scott will be joined by Thomas Kelly and Will Bowering in the match, to be played as a curtain-raiser to the KFC Big Bash League game between Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers at Metricon Stadium.
Bowering, who plays for Glenelg, was the leading wicket-taker at the under-19 male national championships in Perth earlier this month. He took 18 wickets at an average of 12.83.
The match will be live streamed on cricket.com.au, the Cricket Australia Facebook page and Cricket Australia YouTube channel from 1pm AEST on Friday. Live scoring will also be available via match centre on cricket.com.au.
Gilchrist XII: Will Bowering (South Australia), Max Clayton (Queensland), Cooper Connolly (Western Australia), Mackenzie Harvey (Victoria Metro), Lachlan Hearne (NSW Metro), Liam Marshall (NSW Metro), Cameron McClure (Victoria Country), Patrick Rowe (Victoria Country), Will Sanders (Queensland), Tanveer Sangha (NSW Metro), Liam Scott (South Australia), Matthew Willans (Queensland)
Ponting XII: Hugo Burdon (Queensland), Sam Fanning (Western Australia), Jayden Goodwin (Western Australia), Corey Kelly (South Australia), Tom Kelly (South Australia), Todd Murphy (Victoria Country), Mitchell Owen (Tasmania), Wil Parker (Victoria Metro), Will Prestwidge (Queensland), Bradley Simpson (NSW Metro), Zac Sleeman (Victoria Metro), Connor Sully (Queensland)