MITCHELL STARC

  • IPL 7: Starc in no mood to befriend Pollard May 17, 2014

    Smoke is still coming out of the near brawl between Mitchell Starc and Kieron Pollard, with the former in no mood to forget the nasty incident after which both men were fined for their unsportsmanlike behaviour. Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Starc sounded still angry about what happened between him...
  • Courtney Walsh calls for controlled aggression after PollardStarc spat May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Pace legend Courtney Walsh on Thursday said the ugly onfield spat between West Indies allrounder Kieron Pollard and Australian seamer Mitchell Starc during an IPL match was not a pretty sight and called for "controlled aggression" from cricketers. "I was travelling and saw it on YouTube, so I can't say...
  • Watch: The IPL7 fight and catch that went viral May 9, 2014

    Chris Lynn, Kieron Pollard and Mitchell Starc became famous for different reasons in the first half of Indian Premier League's seventh edition. While Kolkata Knight Riders' allrounder Lynn took a stunning catch to help his team beat Royal Challengers Bangalore, an ugly spat between RCB bowler Starc and Mumbai Indians' Pollard...
  • IPL 7, Week3 Review: Pollard vs Starc and Maxwell again May 9, 2014

    If UAE was fun, India is turning out to be a blast as the game continues to produce moments of brilliance, which at times took an ugly turn with sparks flying and tempers rising. But it's cricket producing a hattrick, a dramatic collapse and comeback of the defending champions...
  • IPL 2014: Kieron Pollard, Mitchell Starc fined for ugly spat May 7, 2014

    Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore's Mitchell Starc have been fined for an ugly spat during the IPL match between the two teams at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. Pollard has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee for throwing his bat at Starc,...
  • Daniel Vettori not happy with the ugly PollardStarc spat May 7, 2014

    Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Daniel Vettori was pained to see the ugly onfield spat between RCB bowler Mitchell Starc and Mumbai Indians' batsman Kieron Pollard in an IPL game here but preferred to wait for the match referee's verdict before apportioning blame. "I haven't had a chance to talk to...
  • Watch: The IPL fight between Kieron Pollard and Mitchell Starc May 6, 2014

    Mumbai Indians' West Indian heavyweight Kieron Pollard and Royal Challengers Bangalore's Mitchell Starc almost came to blows in the IPL7 match at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday. After exchanging a few words, Starc came in to bowl his next delivery on which Pollard pulled out. But the Aussie bowled in the...
  • IPL 7: We are ready to take on MI in their den, says Starc May 5, 2014

    Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Mitchell Starc on Tuesday said his team is eagerly waiting to face Mumbai Indians in their backyard, especially after winning a thriller against Sunrisers Hyderabad here. "It isn't too early to face Mumbai Indians in their backyard. Some players have hit form. Bowlers are doing well. AB...
  • IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell's catch more satisfying, says Mitchell Starc April 29, 2014

    Two stunning catches by Mitchell Starc gave Royal Challengers Bangalore a great chance of defending a modest total against Kings XI Punjab, and the Australian felt that dismissing destructive batsman Glenn Maxwell with his brilliant effort was very "satisfying". Starc took two brilliant backtoback catches of Wriddhiman Saha (2) and...
  • Australian pace trio work way back under Lillee December 19, 2013

    Sydney: Australian pace trio James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins are in training under Test great Dennis Lillee as they work their way back to full fitness from injury, a report said Thursday. Australia have already wrestled back the Ashes without their services, but plans are in place to gradually...
  • Injured Mitchell Starc out of England ODIs, in doubt for Ashes September 9, 2013

    Sydney: Mitchell Starc is expected to be out for a "prolonged period" with a back stress fracture in a further blow to Australia's fast bowling stocks, Cricket Australia said on Monday. Starc returned home earlier this month from Australia's one-day series in England with lower back soreness and CA's worst fears...
  • Persistent Australia keep England under pressure August 23, 2013

    London: England moved to 247 for n4 at stumps on Friday at the Oval, ending day three of the fifth Test 245 runs behind Australia. Ian Bell and Chris Woakes were unbeaten on 29 and 14 respectively, leaving the hosts needing another 46 to avoid following on. Joe Root was the highest...
  • Starc slams Australia's inout selection policy August 19, 2013

    Sydney: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has shown his frustration over Cricket Australia's selection policy saying it's difficult to deliver consistently "when you play one game and you're dropped". The leftarm quick has been in and out of the Australian side over the past nine months, and during the current Ashes series...
  • 3rd Test: Pietersen scores hundred but Australia hold the edge August 3, 2013

    Manchester: Kevin Pietersen's dazzling century failed to seize the initiative from Australia in the third Ashes Test on Saturday, with England closing 34 runs short of avoiding the followon after an engrossing third day's play at Old Trafford. Pietersen dug his team out of a hole by hitting 113 his...
  • Don't write Australia off, warns Starc ahead of Ashes May 3, 2013

    Sydney: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc is well on his way back to fitness and has warned England not to write off the tourists' chances of wrenching back the Ashes in July and August. The tall leftarmer, who left Australia's calamitous tour of India early to have surgery on his ankle,...
  • CA awards Starc with a $1 million contract April 3, 2013

    Melbourne: Fast bowler Mitchell Starc leads a list of 20 players under captain Michael Clarke named to Cricket Australia's contracted list for the 201314 season which includes backtoback Ashes series and follows the team's demoralising fourTest defeat in India. Leftarmer Starc, who frequently led Australia in all forms of the game,...
  • Mitchell Starc ruled out of fourth Test due to injury March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The struggling Australian cricket team was dealt another blow in the ongoing Test series against India after pacer Mitchell Starc was ruled out of the fourth and final match due to an ankle injury, which would require surgery. "Cricket Australia today advises that Mitchell Starc will return to Australia...
  • 3rd Test, day 5: India beat Australia again to win the series 3-0 March 18, 2013

    Mohali: At 4:39 on Monday afternoon, with 16 deliveries left in the Test, MS Dhoni swiveled to pull Mitchell Starc for the boundary that put an end to an agonizing last 35 minutes of play in which India lost two wickets in pursuit of a target of 133. That...
  • 3rd Test, Day 4: Bhuvneshwar leaves India with a shot at victory March 17, 2013

    Mohali: Three wickets in a probing opening spell from Bhuvneshwar Kumar left India in with hopes of reclaiming the Border-Gavaskar Trophy on Monday after Australia had done well to limit their lead to 91 on day four. A deserved five-wicket haul from Peter Siddle - just the second for an...
  • There wasn't much bowlers could do on flat track: Starc March 16, 2013

    Mohali: Australian pacer Mitchell Starc said the "flat" Mohali track has made the job tough for the bowlers as close to 700 runs have been scored in two days of play in the third cricket Test, here. Giving a firm reply to Australia's first innings total of 408, India today...
  • 3rd Test, day 3: Debutant Dhawan dominates record opening stand of 283 March 16, 2013

    Mohali: Australia's tour of turmoil has run into a new tormentor: Shikhar Dhawan. In Chennai it was MS Dhoni, in Hyderabad it was Cheteshwar Pujar and Murali Vijay, and on Saturday in Mohali up stepped Dhawan with the fastest debut century in Test history - a confidence-coated, boundary-laden 283 that...
  • India vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened February 24, 2013

    MS Dhoni was unbeaten on a magnificent 206 and had added a superb 100 run stand with Bhuvneshwar Kumar to take India to 515 for 8 at stumps on Day 3....
  • Six players who could influence the IndiaAus series February 21, 2013

    The upcoming India v Australia series starting in Chennai on February 22 pits two transitioning teams against each other over four Test matches across the country. While MS Dhoni's India will be out to bury the ghosts of the 21 Test defeat to England last year, the tourists led by...
  • Landslide Test series victory for India? Think again February 21, 2013

    An India v Australia encounter on the cricketing field forces one to remember the legion of greats who were part of this rivalry and a couple of great series between the two teams. But this time around, it is not about the greats. There is no Rahul Dravid, Ricky Ponting,...
  • Rohit refuses to read much into off day for Australia bowlers February 16, 2013

    Chennai: India A batsmen dominated the opening day of the warm up game against Australia but Rohit Sharma said the visitors actually have a decent attack and they leaked runs because they were aggressive and experimented a bit with their bowling variations. Sharma cracked a useful 77 and shared a...
  • Arthur defends Australia's selection policy January 14, 2013

    Adelaide: Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur has hit back at critics of his rotational selection policy for fast bowlers, saying those who question the system are either "naive" or "stubborn." Arthur was particularly incensed at claims that the rotation, which aims to reduce injuries among the fast bowlers, means Australian...