A star-studded Tasmania side will take to the field in Launceston for the first round of the Toyota Futures League for 2018.

Jackson Bird heads up the list of big ins for the match against New South Wales, which will be held at UTAS Stadium from January 22 – 25.

Jake Doran and Gabe Bell have been included in the side along with Sam Rainbird and Riley Meredith, who have also played in the Sheffield Shield this season.

Launceston has seen an increased presence of top-class cricket this summer, co-hosting the Under 19 National Championships and hosting its first-ever BBL match in December.

 

Tasmania Futures League squad

Charlie WAKIM 

Gabe BELL 

Jackson BIRD 

Jake DORAN 

Nathan FREITAG 

Jake HANCOCK 

Caleb JEWELL 

Riley MEREDITH 

Sam RAINBIRD 

Sean WILLIS 

Mac WRIGHT 

Jack WHITE

 

Match details

Monday 22nd Jan – Thursday 25th Jan vs New South Wales – UTAS Stadium, 10.30am