Help The Age's online sport reporter, Will Brodie, further his sporting education. Put him straight.
Will Brodie Melbourne's two T20 teams clash in the opening Big Bash Twenty20 game of the summer, with plenty of big names expected to light up Etihad Stadium.
Will Brodie Melbourne Stars, hard-hit by the absence of the Big Bash league's best fast bowler Laisth Malinga, turn to a 35-year-old who has been playing club cricket.
Will Brodie Love it or loathe it, the Big Bash is proving a useful incubator for the forgotten, unknown and neglected.