Carey is again eligible for BBL selection after returning from the Qantas ODI Tour of India, which saw Australia defeated 2-1.
The 28-year-old replaces fellow ‘keeper/batsman Harry Nielsen in the 13-player squad.
The Strikers, now in third place in the KFC BBL|09 standings, eye an important victory against the Stars who have secured first place.
Play begins in Adelaide at 6:40pm, with the final XI to be announced at the pre-game bat flip. Tickets to the match are available now.
Adelaide Strikers’ 13-player squad
Travis Head (c)
In: Alex Carey
Out: Harry Nielsen