A limited number of tickets are still available at melbournestars.com.au with attendance capped at 15,000 spectators. Tickets must be pre-purchased online for all BBL matches in Melbourne.
The Stars will be seeking to square the ledger against Adelaide Strikers after being defeated by the same opposition three nights ago at the Adelaide Oval.
Dandenong left-hand batsman Ed Newman has been added to the squad as a replacement player for Test star Will Pucovski.
Coach David Hussey said he was excited to be welcoming the 21-year-old to the Stars family.
"Ed is a powerful middle-order player, who is also an excellent fielder. He's been putting in good performances in Premier Cricket and he will be a great guy to have amongst the group," Hussey said.
The Stars currently sit 7th on the ladder but can jump into equal 3rd with a win against the Strikers tonight.
Friday 15 January
Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers
Melbourne Cricket Ground, 7.15pm AEDT
Glenn Maxwell (c)