Keira captain Kyle Connor is confident his side will overcome his absence in Sunday's Cricket Illawarra Twenty20 semi-final against University.
The all-rounder is unavailable for the sudden-death clash, however he has faith the team's older players will step up to lead the Lions to victory.
"Twenty20 doesn't suit my style of game, so it's a good opportunity to give a young bloke a go," Connor said. "It's a bit tricky for Keira with four grades in the Twenty20 semi-finals, trying to fill teams, but I'm confident.
"Twenty20 is one of those games that if someone has a good game, they can win it on their own bat. If one of the experienced guys puts their hand up and has a good game, it can put things in our favour."
The winner of Keira's clash with University will progress to next Sunday afternoon's final at North Dalton Park, where they will take on the winner of the other semi-final between Northern Districts and Dapto.
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