India vs Australia: Mitchell Starc was sent home due to foot fracture on Friday
Mitchell Starc ruled out of remainder of Test cricket series in India due to a stress fracture in his right foot.
Mitchell Starc suffered a foot fracture during the second India vs Australia Test in Bangalore.
In what could be a massive setback for the Australian cricket team ahead of the third Test against India in Ranchi, Mitchell Starc was sent home due to foot fracture.
Australian pace bowling spearhead, Starc, who played a pivotal part in Australia’s 333-run win over, is ruled out of the remainder of the series.
Steve Smith-led Australian team physiotherapist David Beakley said, “Mitchell experienced some pain in his right foot during the second Test in Bangalore, which unfortunately had not subsided a few days after the Test as we had hoped.”
“We made the decision to scan his foot in Bangalore this morning and unfortunately it has revealed a stress fracture,” he added.
“Subsequently, this means Mitchell will be unavailable for the remainder of the Qantas Tour of India and will return home to Australia to start his rehabilitation,” concluded Beakley.