It is the first opportunity for fans to see new signings Rom Geffen, Harold Trobo and Dean Wanliss in action.

And an opportunity for head coach Yorick Williams to have a good look at some trialist players hoping to win a place in the Giants squad ahead of the new BBL season.

Last season’s clash with the American team provided a close and exciting tussle as a curtain-raiser for the new campaign.

Williams, whose men will play on the club’s new roll-out floor, is looking forward to the contest.

“We’ve still got some work to do and we’ll have a look at a few more players in the game