CricketMitchell Starc Set To Feature In The Team Amidst New Pitch Controversy
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Mitchell Starc Will Be Available For Next Test Match

Australia is likely to have added the tall left arm pacer in their squad for the second test match at Delhi. Mitchell Starc has deemed himself fit to take part in the upcoming test match at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

The team suffered a big loss in the first match, their third most humiliating loss against India. It was very much on cards that there will be some bowling changes upfront with addition of an experienced world class bowler.

The forthcoming of Mitchell Starc might be a good news for Australian fans but not everything is going their way. The favoured all rounder Cameron Green is still overcoming his finger injury and his comeback is very much out of sight for the Australian team.

The injury concerns have pushed out Josh Hazlewood from the series so Australia is pretty much one legged in terms of experience and leadership in the bowling group.

Aussie journalists claim that they were denied to take pictures

Australia and India are always producing fresh controversies. A lot happened during the first test match off the field, some big remarks and banters were constantly brewing as the test match progressed. The test match ended in just three days which is never a good sight if you are cricket fan.

The fresh controversy says that Australian media were denied to click pictures of the pitch at Arun Jaitley Stadium. According to the Age, Australian media was told to remain to boundary by groundsmen when they tried to snap a few clicks.

However, the pictures have come out and the deck looks green and dry. There is no rain and windy weather with some heat so pitch will crack up as the days will pass.

“It looks pretty dry. The groundsman said the nets look pretty similar and the two days we trained on were really low and took a lot of turn,” Mitchell Starc said.

“If that’s an indication, then that’s what it’s going to be like. Having a look the last couple of days it looks like it’s prepared pretty similar as well.”

“Still a good chance so it’ll come down to how it reacts by the end of (Wednesday), how the medical staff see it, how the selectors and Pat (Cummins) and Ronnie (coach Andrew McDonald) feel about it as well.

“I’ll do everything I can to be fully available for selection, then it’s a discussion for the rest of the group involved.”

“I don’t think (batting will be an issue) so it’s going to be uncomfortable but I don’t think it’s an issue,” he said.

“I think I’ll still field with a cap on (the finger), that’s what I did in Melbourne (after he initially broke the finger). I don’t field myself in slip anyway.