SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Eoin Morgan of the Thunder looks on during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat at ANZ Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

With BBL06 now just hours away from beginning, we at Zero Wicket have dived into each squad to pick out the best XI from each team on the eve of the tournament.

Some players are away on international duty while others are still getting over injuries, so here is how we predict every side will line up in their first matches of the season.

1Adelaide Strikers

Adelaide Strikers players celebrate during the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Adelaide Strikers at Etihad Stadium on January 18, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

Dunk
Ludeman (wk)
Dean
Head
Hodge
Pollard
Lehmann
Neser
Jordan
Laughlin
Richardson

Adelaide will be without Adil Rashid for their opening two matches of the season, as the Englishman is on tour with his country in India. Chris Jordan is his replacement.

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