New Zealand bowler Rosemary Mair, who played against Australia in the recent international series, joins the squad as short-term international replacement player for Katherine Brunt.
Brunt will sit out the opening game due to ECB regulations regarding players returning to play following quarantine.
Newcomers Sophie Day and Bhavi Devchand have also been named in the 13.
Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars
Hurstville Oval, Sunday 25 October 2020
2.30pm AEDT start time
Live streamed via Kayo Sports and cricket.com.au
Melbourne Stars Squad v Renegades
Meg Lanning (Captain)
Mignon Du Preez
How do I watch the match?
You can watch the WBBL|06 Melbourne Derby live on cricket.com.au here or Kayo Sports from 2.30pm AEDT on Sunday 25 October 2020.