MITCHELL STARC

  • 2nd Test: Australia's 505 puts India on back foot on Day 3 Yesterday

    Twenty wickets is what you need to win a Test, and that's where India have been found out so far in Australia as the visitors failed to dislodge the Australian tail quickly on day three to concede a crucial 97-run lead. At stumps, India were 71 for 1, still 26...
  • Shane Warne in damage control mode after calling Mitchell Starc 'soft' 2 days ago

    Brisbane: Never too far from controversies, spin legend Shane Warne found himself at the centre of another one when he called pacer Mitchell Starc "soft", but had to offer an explanation after Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann took exception to the description. After Australia endured a tough day in Brisbane heat...
  • Murali Vijay credits his feat against Aussies to past Indian greats 3 days ago

    Brisbane: His four Test hundreds out of five career tons have come while playing against the Australians and Indian opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday attributed his special liking for the Aussies to the inspiration he got from the great knocks of legendary cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar. Vijay scored 144 runs on...
  • Mitchell Marsh's injury adds to Australia's woes 3 days ago

    Australia's injury woes deepened on Wednesday when a hamstring problem forced allrounder Mitchell Marsh from the pitch for treatment on the first day of the second Test against India in Brisbane. Australia were already without captain Michael Clarke for the rest of the series because of his endemic hamstring problems and...
  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist 4 days ago

    It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the painful Adelaide thoughts, but international sport is as much about getting back on your feet as it is about maintaining a stranglehold. A defeat in the final session of a Test is always painful and the...
  • We will continue to be aggressive: MS Dhoni 4 days ago

    Brisbane: India will continue to play the aggressive brand of cricket, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni declared on Tuesday as the team aims to erase the 1-0 deficit when the second cricket Test begins on Wednesday. Led by stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli, India made a bold attempt to chase a huge 364-run target...
  • Looking to go up 2-0 on lively pitch: Steve Smith 4 days ago

    Brisbane: Australia's new Test captain Steve Smith is excited about the prospect of playing with India on a lively Gabba pitch in the second cricket Test starting on Wednesday and said he wants his team to drive the advantage to go up 2-0 in the four-match series. India had lost the...
  • Hazlewood, Starc in Australia squad for second India Test 4 days ago

    Australia have made three changes to their team for the second cricket Test against India starting in Brisbane on Wednesday. Shaun Marsh replaced Australia's injured captain Michael Clarke in the batting lineup, while Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc came in for fast bowlers Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle. Harris was ruled out...
  • Clarke's injury leaves Aussie selectors with much to ponder 6 days ago

    Brisbane: With Michael Clarke already ruled out indefinitely because of a hamstring injury, Australia's selectors face some tricky decisions for the second Test against India. Australia lead the four-match series 1-0 after their nailbiting 48-run win at Adelaide Oval on Saturday but with the second match starting in Brisbane on Wednesday,...
  • Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc added to Australia's ODI squad; Johnson rested November 17, 2014

    Sydney: Pacemen Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc have been recalled to Australia's squad for the remaining three limited-overs internationals against South Africa, while selectors gave Mitchell Johnson a rest and decided against drafting in a batsman to replace injured captain Michael Clarke. The 21-year-old Cummins returns to the national squad for...
  • 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...