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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.
Australia zeroed in on a 2-0 series win after dismissing Sri Lanka and then piling on more runs to leave the visitors with a mountain to climb to stay in the second Test.
Australia skipper Tim Paine came to the defence of under-fire Mitchell Starc and Aaron Finch as they were included in an unchanged team for the second India Test.
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.
A resurgent Mitchell Starc took five wickets as Australia wrapped up a confidence-boosting 2-0 series thrashing of Sri Lanka in Canberra.
Australian spin bowler Nathan Lyon has defended Mitchell Starc ahead of the second and final Test against Sri Lanka.
Australia captain Tim Paine feels there is "no better bowler in the world" than Mitchell Starc when he is on song.
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