While Mitchell Marsh did bowl overs at half-pace as he recovered from a groin strain, a calf complaint for Starc is a concern given that he has just had numerous days to shake off residual niggles from the first two Tests
Aiden Markram led a spirited batting performance with a masterful 143, but Mitchell Starc's 4 for 74 left Australia on the verge of a series lead
Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon systematically dismantled South Africa's batting order on the second day in Durban to give Australia a 189-run lead
DURBAN, March 2 (Reuters) - A devastating spell of swing bowling by Australia's Mitchell Starc may well grab the second-day headlines, but it was his namesake who laid the platform for a commanding 189-run first innings lead in the first test against South Africa.
DURBAN, March 2 (Reuters) - Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc produced high-quality reverse-swing to claim five wickets against South Africa as the tourists seized control of the first test with a first innings lead of 189 at the close on the second day.
A much anticipated series, at least for fans of fast bowling, kicked off in style as Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc began their South African odyssey by knocking over the A team for 220 in only 58.5 overs
Jan 28 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of 5th odi between Australia and England on Sunday at Perth, Australia England win by 12 runs England 1st innings Jason Roy c Josh Hazlewood b Andrew Tye 49 Jonny Bairstow b Mitchell StarcShow More Summary
The IPL auction will begin on January 27 with 16 marquee players going up for bidding, including Mitchell Starc, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root, Ajinkya Rahane and Shakib Al Hasan
Steven Smith also spoke about the importance of keeping Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins together when the Ashes were up for grabs
Mitchell Starc has been passed fit to play the SCG Test in place of Jackson Bird, and Steven Smith indicated that Australia were mindful of the need to keep the left-arm quick as fit as possible for the South Africa tour
SYDNEY, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Australia captain Steve Smith suggested Mitchell Starc would be back to spearhead their pace attack against England on Thursday and brushed off concerns about his own fitness on the eve of the fifth and final Ashes test on Wednesday.
With Mitchell Starc missing and Pat Cummins unwell, Australia's attack struggled to make an impact having failed to add customary lower-order runs
Jackson Bird replaces Mitchell Starc while England have handed a debut to Tom Curran in place of the injured Craig Overton
Dec 24 (Reuters) - Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc has been ruled out of the fourth Ashes test with a heel injury while England paceman Craig Overton will also miss the match in Melbourne with a fractured rib.
While withdrawing from the MCG Test with a bruised heel, Mitchell Starc shot back at England's suggestion of lack of depth in Australia's bowling resources
MELBOURNE, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Australia will have to manage Mitchell Starc's heel problem properly or risk losing their in-form pace spearhead to a long-term injury, team mate Pat Cummins said on Saturday.
Pat Cummins, who suffered an injury similar to the one Mitchell Starc is carrying, says the nature of the bruised heel makes it a difficult one for the team management and medical staff to assess
MELBOURNE, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Mitchell Starc remains in doubt for the Boxing Day test against England with a bruised heel but scans have cleared the Australia pace spearhead of serious injury, the team said on Wednesday.