DAN CARTER will line-up at second five when the Crusaders take on the unbeaten Stormers in Christchurch this Saturday night.
Coach Todd Blackadder has made four changes to the side which lost to the Bulls last weekend.
Ben Franks comes in for his younger brother Owen at tighthead prop and Tom Donnelly replaces Luke Romano at lock.
Tom Taylor slots in at first five, with Carter moving out one spot in the backline.
Ryan Crotty joins Owen Franks and Romano on the bench.
Crusaders: Israel Dagg, Sean Maitland, Robbie Fruean, Dan Carter, Zac Guildford , Tom Taylor, Andy Ellis, Kieran Read (c), Matt Todd, George Whitelock, Sam Whitelock, Tom Donnelly, Ben Franks, Corey Flynn, Wyatt Crockett
Reserves: Quentin MacDonald, Owen Franks, Luke Romano, Luke Whitelock, Willi Heinz, Ryan Crotty, Tom Marshall
With the series level, expect both teams to put it all on the line as they seek to win the deciding test in Sydney on Saturday night.