The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc was released from Australia's tour of South Africa Friday to watch his wife Alyssa Healy in the women's Twenty20 World Cup final.
Australia's Mitchell Starc took two wickets, including the prize scalp of Ben Stokes, as England desperately tried to avoid following-on in the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
Austraia's Mitchell Starc pressed his claims for a Test place with three wickets in an over against Derbyshire.
Fast bowler Mitchell Starc looks set to be left out of Australia's starting line-up for the first Ashes Test against England that starts in Birmingham.
They live in a right-handed world, but when it comes to taking wickets at the Cricket World Cup, being a southpaw seamer is a distinct advantage.
Australia pace bowler Mitchell Starc revealed a breakfast confrontation with a bantering fan inspired his ferocious spell against England.
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc admitted that he does not mind being hit for a few runs because he is included in the team to take wickets.
Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq is relishing facing Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc when the two teams meet in the World Cup.
Australia have beaten the West Indies in their Cricket World Cup encouter in Nottingham.
Australia have received a boost with injured fast bowlers Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc resuming bowling this week and on track to be fit for their World Cup defence.
Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has decided his brother's wedding is more important than a game of cricket.
Mitchell Starc pressed his case for a Ashes berth with a four-wicket haul as Australia completed their preparations for the fourth Test.
Australia have left pace bowler James Pattinson out of their 12-man squad for the second Ashes Test, with Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood vying for recalls.
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc set a new record for most wickets at a single World Cup when he had England's Jonny Bairstow lbw in the semi-finals at Edgbaston.
Mitchell Starc said the lessons learnt from a defeat by India were behind champions Australia's impressive surge to the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup.
A fifer from rookie Jason Behrendorff and key wickets for Mitchell Starc have bowled Australia to an easy victory over England in a World Cup encounter at Lord's.
Australia captain Aaron Finch and pace bowler Mitchell Starc stole the show as the holders eased to victory over Sri Lanka.
Australia bowler Mitchell Starc believes the hard-fought nature of their victory over the West Indies sets them up for the defence of their crown.
Mitchell Starc is relishing the prospect of Australia's Cricket World Cup defence and says the event is the "pinnacle" of one-day cricket.
Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has been ruled out of Australia's Twenty20 and one-day tour of India with a "substantial" muscle tear.
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