Lynn has been in superb form throughout the Big Bash League with the Heat smasher averaging more than 60.

It remains to be seen if his BBL form will translate to the international stage.

Smith said Lynn had been hitting the ball well in the nets throughout the week and anticipated a strong debut from the No.4 batsman.  

Australia XI: David Warner, Travis Head, Steve Smith (c), Chris Lynn, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, James Faulkner, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Billy Stanlake