Mitchell Starc shows damage inflicted by fast bowling
Published - Jun 22, 2016 12:43 pm | Updated - Jun 22, 2016 12:43 pm
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc is perhaps the most lethal fast bowler in the world at the moment. The Australian left armer has been a fearsome name in the cricketing world. But, every out and out fast bowler like him has to face injury troubles in his career and Starc’s case has been no different. The young speedster has been marred by injuries lately and has missed a large part of the cricketing action in 2016 due to his injury.
Starc, who recently made a comeback from an ankle injury, posted a picture of his foot on Instagram which will make any cricket fans sit and think about the pain every fast bowler has to undergo each time they come out to bowl those 145+ rockets.
The 26-year-old posted a photo of his ankles and his toes protected by a swathe of bandages with the messages ‘wifewillbehappy.’
He seems to be taking no chances from the ankle injury he had endured a stress ankle fracture last year during the inaugural day-night Test against New Zealand and was subsequently ruled out of action for 5 months.
Starc underwent a surgery on his ankle in December last year and had to miss the World Twenty20 and the Indian Premier League as a result. He finally made his much awaited international comeback during the tri-series and has also been named in the Test squad to play Sri Lanka next month.
Earlier, this month, he was termed fit and was included in the squad for the Tri-Nation series featuring South Africa and West Indies. While this might be the first time that he is bowling pain-free in nearly 12 months, he understands the need to rest, recuperate and maintain a proper workload.