The Buzz: Australia have a new No. 5, but not for long

The ploy of batting Mitchell Starc at No. 5 didn't go too well BCCI

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January 19

Mitchell Starc can hit them long, sure, but it all looked a bit too left-field when he walked out at the fall of Marnus Labuschagne's wicket at No. 5 in the Bengaluru ODI. The man fell for a duck and his wife totally emoji-sledged him.

January 18

Presenting Bilal Asif, singer and songwriter

Bilal Asif is 34, last played for Pakistan in December 2018, and might be thinking of a new career move: singing, and songwriting. If it's anything like his Test debut, when he returned 6 for 36 against Australia, we are looking at an instant hit.

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