Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc was launched from Australia’s tour of South Africa Friday so he can return dwelling to watch his wife Alyssa Healy in the ladies’s T20 World Cup final.
The resolution means Starc will miss the third one-dayer against the Proteas in Potchefstroom, the final sport of the collection.
“It is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for Mitch to watch Alyssa in a home World Cup final,” stated coach Justin Langer.
“So we have been glad to enable him to return dwelling to help his wife and be a part of a implausible event.
“We have loads of quick bowling choices with us right here in South Africa with Josh Hazlewood, Jhye Richardson and Kane Richardson all sitting out our earlier match in Bloemfontein,” he added.
Defending champions Australia face India in the T20 final on the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, with wicketkeeper-batswoman Healy a key a part of their group.