16.27 Starc's bowling average in this series; he has taken 11 wickets at a strike rate of 25.10. In two Tests against Sri Lanka at home in 2013-14,
he had taken 10 wickets at 28.70. Starc's numbers in Tests since 2015 have mirrored his excellent form in limited-overs cricket in this period: he has taken 57 wickets at an average of 23.36 and a strike rate of 40.90 in 13 Tests. Before 2015, he had 45 wickets at an average of 36.22 and a strike rate of 62.90.