After Dressing Room Review controversy Australia got bigger jolt ahead Ranchi Test as their star pace-man Mitchell Starc was ruled out due to injury. Starc is suffering stress fracture problem in right foot and will be flying back to Australia for treatment.
Cricket Australia yet to name the replacement for Starc, however, back up fast bowler Jackson Bird is most likely to play in Ranchi test. This will be a big blow to Australian hope for sealing Border-Gavaskar trophy, as fiery fast bowler Strac is the go-to man and has really evolved as top paceman in the cricketing world.
Earlier Mitchell Marsh was ruled out due to injury and Marcus Stonis was named as a replacement for him. The possible replacement for Starc could be from Chadd Sayers, Behrendorff, James Pattison and Pat Cummins.
By: Shankar Mohan Singh