News – The Redbacks, who have played in the past two Shield finals, face NSW from Friday October 27 in a match that could feature high-profile Australian players including Test skipper Steve Smith and David Warner.

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  • The Redbacks, who have played in the past two Shield finals, face NSW from Friday October 27 in a match that could feature high-profile Australian players including Test skipper Steve Smith and David Warner.
  • All three games in the opening round will be day-night matches and there will be three full Shield rounds played before the start of the Ashes series at the Gabba on November 23.
  • Four Shield games have been scheduled at Adelaide Oval, with South Australia’s other home match to be played at Glenelg Oval.
  • The Redbacks will play another game in Brisbane from October 1 before heading to Sydney for the other four rounds.
  • Originally published as Lights on Test stars in Oval Shield opener


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