Nic Maddinson and Marcus Stoinis come into the squad after missing the Stars' Boxing Day thriller against Sydney Sixers.
Nathan Coulter-Nile did not travel with the squad to Canberra and has been ruled out with a calf injury, while Tom O'Connell has been omitted.
Enter: Marcus Stoinis 💚 Our squad is locked in for tonight 🔒 Details 👉 http://strs.co/Squadnews #TeamGreenPosted by Melbourne Stars on Monday, December 28, 2020
The Stars defeated the Thunder by 22 runs earlier in BBL|10 at the same venue.
Tuesday 29 December
Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars
Metricon Stadium, 7.15pm AEDT
Glenn Maxwell (c)