News – Cricket: Steve Smith has confirmed that he agrees with the ICC about the conditions of the MCG wicket on the Boxing Day Test.

Summary

  • Cricket: Steve Smith has confirmed that he agrees with the ICC about the conditions of the MCG wicket on the Boxing Day Test.
  • IN welcome news for Australia, pace spearhead Mitchell Starc will return from injury for Thursday’s fifth Test at the SCG.
  • Starc missed the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne with a bruised heel and was replaced by Jackson Bird.
  • Bird will drop out of the side to accommodate Starc’s return.
  • Australia missed Starc’s pace and aggression on a benign MCG pitch in a match that petered out to a draw.


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