Ashes 2019: Mitchell Starc named in 12-man Australia squad for Lord’s Test

first_img Next Ashes 2019: Mitchell Starc named in 12-man Australia squad for Lord’s TestAshes 2019: Australia are likely to play Josh Hazlewood ahead of Mitchell Statc in the 2nd Test against England starting August 14 at Lord’s. Australia had won the 1st of a 5-Test series by 251 runs last week.advertisement India Today Web Desk LondonAugust 13, 2019UPDATED: August 13, 2019 16:19 IST England (ENG) vs Australia (AUS), Ashes 2019: Mitchell Starc. (File Photo: IANS)HIGHLIGHTSMitchell Starc has been included in the Australia’s 12-man squad for the Lord’s TestStarc did not play the 1st Ashes Test against England which Australia won by 251 runsAccording to reports, Josh Hazlewood will play at Lord’s ahead of StarcAustralia left out James Pattinson and replaced him with left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc for the 2nd Ashes Test against England starting at Lord’s on August 14.Mitchell Starc was the top wicket-taker in the 2019 Cricket World Cup but did not play the 1st Test at Edgbaston because he was recovering from a knee injury. Pattinson picked 2 wickets in the match but scored a crucial 47 not out in the second innings as Australia won by 251 runs.As part of coach Justin Langer’s rotation policy, Australia have brought in Mitchell Starc to the 12-member squad for the Lord’s Test but Fox Sports reported Josh Hazlewood would make it to the playing XI ahead of Mitchell Starc.BREAKING: Australia’s XII for the Lord’s Test:Tim Paine (c/wk), David Warner, Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood #Ashescricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) August 13, 2019That means Australia would make only 1 change to the XI which played in Edgbaston – Hazlewood in for Pattinson.There were no other changes to the team.Cameron Bancroft, who played his first Test since the ball-tampering scandal, will once again open with David Warner. Both men failed to make an impact and would be eager to get going at Lord’s.Steve Smith made a sensational return to the Test team with twin hundreds at Edgbaston and he would be eager to carry on from where he left off.Meanwhile, Justin Langer said he expects David Warner to get a big one at Lord’s while saying that he likes it when big players miss out and then step up and deliver.advertisement”I like it when great players miss out,” cricket.com.au quoted Langer as saying when asked about Warner’s output at Edgbaston.”It means statistically they’ll probably get some pretty soon, so hopefully it’s this Test.”They’re great players for a reason and he’s got that look in his eye,” Langer added.Australia’s 12-man squad for Lord’s Test: Cameron Bancroft, David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Travis Head (vice-captain), Matthew Wade, Tim Paine (captain and wicketkeeper), Pat Cummins, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell StarcAlso Read | Ashes 2019: Don’t want England to rely just on Jofra Archer to beat Australia, says Paul CollingwoodAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Ashes 2019Follow Josh HazlewoodFollow James PattinsonFollow Eng vs AUSlast_img read more

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first_imgA plane flies past the moon in Loreto, central Italy, earlier today. Image: Alessandra Tarantino/AP/Press Association ImagesHERE ARE THE things you need to know as we round off the day in three easy steps.THINGS WE LEARNED#APRIL JONES: The search for missing five-year-old Welsh girl April Jones will continue through the night despite harsh weather conditions, police have said. Detectives have until 5pm tomorrow to charge or release suspect Mark Bridger.#ANONYMOUS: Finance Minister Michael Noonan has told the Dáil that there is no way to identify bondholders in Allied Irish Bank.#GONE THE WAY OF THE INTER CERT: The formal Junior Certificate exams taken by Third Year students are to be abolished.#DALKEY OIL: Drilling can now go ahead off the coast of Dalkey in Dublin after a licence was granted to Providence Resources by junior environment minister Jan O’Sullivan today.#SPILLOVER: The civil war in Syria has spilled across the border for a second day in-a-row with Turkey’s parliament authorising military operations against its neighbour again today. #FACEBOOK: Are you one of the one billion? Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg updated his status today to confirm that the social media site now has more than one billion active users each month. Like?THINGS WE LOVEDImage: Niall Carson/PA Wire/Press Association ImagesThe effort that three-year-old Cillian Byrne put into the launch of the inaugural Bram Stoker Hallowe’en Festival at Marsh’s Library in Dublin today.The #A1980sChildhood hashtag started by 2FM’s Rick O’Shea today after he was inspired by this Daily Edge video post, featuring the best local Irish disco footage you will ever see. It is, we promise.This headline: Woman Photographed Riding A Manatee Turns Herself InTHINGS WE SHAREDTo determine if bald men are perceived as more powerful, the Guardian has mocked up images of a number of well-known heads famous for their coiffures. Ever wanted so see what David Cameron would be like without the quiff, or Simon Cowell sans the lego-piece? If you are a One Direction fan though, look away now.Is this a cure for greed? Dutch designer Diddo’s latest project involves destroying US$10,000 to examine the question.last_img read more

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