Brisbane Heat will be without AB de Villiers for the BBL after the South African pulled out due to family and COVID-19 related issues.
Darren Lehmann is confident he will be back on his feet before long as he prepares to undergo surgery this weekend.
The Brisbane Heat's season came to an end on Monday after a defeat to the Melbourne Renegades led by Aaron Finch and Mohammad Nabi.
AB de Villiers was in blistering form for Brisbane Heat as they moved into the top five of the Big Bash League.
Steve Smith made just nine in his first Big Bash League match for six years but Sydney Sixers eased to victory at The Gabba.
The Brisbane Heat slumped from 84-0 to 120 all out as they lost in dramatic fashion to the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League.
Adelaide Strikers needed only 10.5 overs to chase down Brisbane Heat's total thanks to Phil Salt's 67.
After being set just 111 to win, Brisbane Heat shrugged off the loss of two early wickets to down Adelaide Strikers on Tuesday.
Perth Scorchers made it back-to-back victories thanks to Mitchell Marsh's stunning unbeaten 93 off 41 balls against Brisbane Heat.
There were calls for a rule change after Matt Renshaw produced a moment of brilliance to end Matthew Wade's first knock of the BBL.