Australia vs India: Australia Not Panicking Over Mitchell Starc's Poor Form, Says Aaron Finch
Australia's limited-overs captain Aaron Finch played down pace spearhead Mitchell Starc's poor form Tuesday, attributing his struggles to the quality of India's batsmen. The left-arm paceman has been Australia's most expensive bowler in the opening two one-dayers against Virat Kohli's men, conceding a combined 147 runs for just one wicket. Finch conceded Starc "hasn't been at his very best" but predicted the 30-year-old would improve as India's tour continues. "There's definitely no panic stations from my point of view... it's just a matter of time," he told reporters in a conference call.
"You have to understand his standards are a lot higher than what you expect from most other people because of how dominant he's been over the last eight or nine years, especially in the white ball formats."