Cricket Albury-Wodonga has wheeled out the association's leading run-scorer for Sunday's O'Farrell Cup clash against CAW Hume.
It's the classic David v Goliath, but CAW provincial is taking no chances with Indian batsman Shoaib Shaikh to debut at his home ground, Urana Road Oval.
Shaikh is coming off a century there for New City last week, despite battling severe cramps for much of the innings.
The classy right-hander has 814 runs at 68.
CAW Hume stunned an understrength Wagga a fortnight ago to win through.
"We just don't want to look like Wagga," co-coach Trent Ball offered.
We just don't want to look like Wagga.- CAW provincial co-coach Trent Ball takes aim at his old rival
Ball has fired the odd shot against CAW's great rivals over the years.
"Obviously that was a great win by the Hume blokes, but we won't be giving them any favours," he said.
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CAW's team is: Neil Smith, Coby Fitzsimmons, Shoaib Shaikh, Damian Cupido, Mitch O'Brien, Lachie McMillan, Ross Dixon (capt), Miles Hemann-Petersen, Haydyn Roberts, Michael Galvin, Jake Burge, Leo McGhee, Brandon Purtell, Matt Crawshaw, Dean Nicholson, Matt Pearce, Sam Stephens, Kaelan Bradtke.
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Joel Markel replaces Todd Hannam for Hume. The match starts at 10am.
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