SBS – Mitchell Starc’s run of Boxing Day Test misery has continued, with Australia’s hobbled spearhead ruled out of yet another major MCG match.

Summary

  • Mitchell Starc’s run of Boxing Day Test misery has continued, with Australia’s hobbled spearhead ruled out of yet another major MCG match.
  • The express paceman has featured in 39 Tests but only one of them has started on Boxing Day.
  • Australia’s Test against Pakistan last year is Starc’s only Boxing Day experience at the MCG.
  • Starc is still seething about the 2012 Boxing Day Test, when he was rotated out of the attack because of workload concerns.
  • “We’re joking around – it’s still a bit off limits those jokes around Boxing Day,” Hazlewood quipped.


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