Australian sprinter Mitchell Stark says he is keen for a Test series win in England after raising the scepter of the World Trials Championship (WTC). The 33-year-old took advantage of the missed opportunity in 2019 when the score showed up at 2-2.

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Speaking to The Guardian, Starc said Australia have an experienced group now who know how to win in England and are hoping to achieve it this year.

“We didn’t use the word ‘legacy’, but we’re an experienced bunch, we’ve been together for a fair amount of time, and we’ve had quite a bit of success, and that’s definitely something we’d like to see. Especially since we missed out here the last time (in 2019) when we drew that Series. We want to take a step forward, and winning the Ashes in England will be a real milestone.”

Australia will gain a lot of confidence from its final World Tennis Championship victory over India at the Oval. While Travis Head, Steve Smith and Alex Carey were among the runners, Scott Boland and Nathan Lyon stood by for wickets.

“They did it against different teams in different circumstances” – Mitchell Stark on England’s aggressive style

England Cricket Team.  (Image credits: Getty)
England Cricket Team. (Image credits: Getty)

Starc further stated that it would be interesting to see England play strong against Australia, given the circumstances. he added:

“The way England have approached cricket over the past 12 months, it’s no accident. They’ve done it against different teams in different circumstances. They defy Test cricket standards, certainly in the pace of play. All the hype from outside, I still think it will be based on circumstances.”

“If we have traditional English pitches, which fluctuate, and if upper conditions play a role, will they still be very aggressive with The Ashes on the line? The way they talk says yes, but whether we see it in practice will be another thing.”

England have lost only two of their last 13 Test matches.

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