Australian cricket team badly missed the services of Mitchell Starc in the recently concluded One-Day International (ODI) series against South Africa in what the Aussies got whitewashed 5-0 by the Proteas. The Aussie bowling attack got into a tangle in which they failed to hit the right lines.
Mitchell Starc is one bowler who is consistent enough to bowl at the right line and length and maintain subtle variations of bounce with a brisk pace. Moreover, being naturally gifted with the deadly pace, his ability to cause nightmares to the batsman has been so far so good for him and the national team.
With the passage of play getting out of touch for Mitchell Starc who was not in contention on the pitch for over six weeks after injuring his leg in a training, and is fighting hard so well in order to get back to the squad to play South Africa Tests with the first Test match starting on November 3 (Thursday) at the Western Australian Cricket Association Stadium.
The 26-year-old speedster is slowly getting back to the condition of being a regular member and according to the source, The Daily Telegraph, Mitchell Starc will appear only in the first half of the Sheffield Shield match which will see him moving to the South Eastern Australian state to play for New South Wales versus Queensland kicking off on October 25 (Tuesday) at the Brisbane Cricket Stadium, Gabba.
Having known that Starc will feature only in the first half of the match, Starc is banking on Shield match and will look to experiment his primary weapon so-called pace so as to get back on track.