The tweak that got Starc back to his world-beating best
Mitchell Starc was in and out of Australia's Ashes side this year, but has returned to his best against Pakistan.In 2016, a 26-year-old Starc was entering his prime as the unquestioned spearhead of Steve Smith's attack, ripping through opponents to take a staggering 50 wickets in just eight Tests.
Poor James Vince. A Mitchell Starc seed was simply too good for any batsman and England's No.3 had his stumps splattered across the WACA.
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Mitchell Starc has claimed his 12th career five-wicket haul against Pakistan, again showing why he is the best in the world with the pink ball.
Starc rocketed to figures of 6-45 early on day three in Adelaide, as he narrowly missed a hat-trick against the tourists.
He claimed his fifth wicket when he had Babar Azam edging behind for 97, before he trapped Shaheen Shah Afridi lbw for a golden duck.
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Regardless, the haul continued his streak with the pink ball.
Aussie Test bowlers sticking together
Josh Hazlewood says there are many benefits to a continuity in the bowling attack he hopes continues during the Test summer.The series against Pakistan moves to Adelaide for a pink-ball finale from Friday after Australia beat the tourists by an innings and five runs inside four days in the first Test at the Gabba.
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Mitchell Aaron Starc (born 30 January 1990) is an Australian international cricketer who plays for the Australian national team and New South Wales in domestic cricket.
His 32 scalps in six day-night Tests is 10 more than any other player, while Sunday marked his second five-wicket haul with the pink ball.
He has also taken the most first-class wickets in day-night matches of all Australians, with his tally now at 58.
Starc's bowling will be well overshadowed by David Warner's record-breaking run spree in Adelaide.
But it shouldn't be forgotten that his turnaround is almost equally as impressive.
Starc was beaten from pillar to post as he lost his rhythm last summer, only coming good for the final Test against a lacklustre Sri Lanka in Canberra.
He then only got one chance in the Ashes, a shock omission for all bar the Manchester Test and again dropped for the last at the Oval.
But following a strong start to the Sheffield Shield season for NSW, Starc has shown he is back to his best against Pakistan.
He claimed seven wickets across two innings at the Gabba and bowled with great discipline on Saturday night at the Adelaide Oval.
Starc back to his best with pink ball as Australia close in on victory .
And after an Ashes winter of discontent, Mitchell Starc has rediscovered his mojo in the Test series against Pakistan.The intention has been to simplify his mind at the top of his mark and go back to what he does best.