Australia captain Pat Cummins praises Mitchell Starc as paceman joins 300-wicket Test membership | Cricket News

Australia captain Pat Cummins praises Mitchell Starc as paceman joins 300-wicket Test membership | Cricket News
Australia captain Pat Cummins praises Mitchell Starc as paceman joins 300-wicket Test membership | Cricket News
Australia captain Pat Cummins lavished reward on Mitchell Starc because the rangy left-arm paceman joined the 300 wickets membership in fashion on Sunday through the first Test win over South Africa.
Starc introduced up the milestone by bowling Rassie van der Dussen for a duck with a trademark in-swinging yorker that sliced by means of the quantity three’s bat and pad and despatched the Gabba crowd right into a frenzy earlier than lunch on day two.
The 32-year-old pointed to the gang as he jogged down the pitch to be mobbed by his crew mates.
Eleven years after his debut towards New Zealand in Brisbane, Starc turned the seventh Australian to take 300 scalps in Tests, becoming a member of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, crew mate Nathan Lyon, Dennis Lillee and Mitchell Johnson.
“He simply retains impressing,” mentioned Cummins after Australia accomplished a six-wicket win over the Proteas in two days.

“The longevity to take 300 wickets in over 10 years — I feel he simply retains going to a unique stage. You noticed him (bowling) across the wicket, nipping the ball away. That’s a brand new ability for him. Absolute large member of our crew and he continues to get higher and higher.”
Starc completed with 5 wickets for the match, together with the dismissal of Temba Bavuma for 38 within the first innnings which broke a 98-run partnership with Kyle Verreynne and triggered the Proteas’ collapse to be all out for 152.
Starc may have had his three hundredth wicket on day one when he had Kagiso Rabada hit straight to Travis Head however the Australia quantity 5 juggled then spilled the catch, drawing a groan from the gang.
Starc mentioned Head was the primary to congratulate him on Sunday after bowling Van der Dussen.
“Very cool, very privileged. I’ll mirror on it later however simply good to get a Test wicket,” added the bowler. “Obviously the final 18 months to 2 years have been most likely a number of the finest Test cricket I’ve performed. So hopefully that may proceed.”

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