Adam Zampa returns to the squad after serving a one-match ban for an audible obscenity against the Thunder on December 29.
He replaces Nic Maddinson, who suffered an ankle sprain while fielding in the Stars' loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday.
After three consecutive losses, the Stars sit fifth on the ladder, while the Hurricanes are third.
Saturday 4 January
Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes
Blundstone Arena, 4.10pm AEDT
Glenn Maxwell (c)