"But you look beyond that, they've got problems". He's always in the contest. Some heal quicker than others, others tend to hang around for a period of time, so that's probably played a little bit on the conversations over the last couple of days, making sure that it isn't something that keeps me out for 10 more games, it's more a one fixture sort of thing.
Curran's elevation ahead of Wood was something of a surprise given England's pace bowlers have struggled in Australia, with stalwarts James Anderson and Stuart Broad both struggling to get any movement through the air or off the pitch, while their entire attack has been lacking in pace.
Root, who has been in the top job for less than a year, is said to have remained "cheeky" and "chirpy" among his teammates.
"We have to put in better performances - we realise that".
"They have been completely blown away".
"The fact that (he's) not necessarily 100 per cent fit, not played a huge amount of Cricket, (it) might have been a little bit of a risk going into this game".
There was also a further rejoinder from Starc about England's suggestions, made first to the umpires in Brisbane and this week raised again in a column by the former captain Mike Atherton, that the umpires needed to consider the number of short-pitched deliveries they were allowing the Australian pacemen to bowl at the touring tail, relative to the game's laws about risky bowling.
I have spoken to most of the boys after we won the Ashes back in Perth and, unsurprisingly, they are up and about.
"I have actually chatted to the umpires about it during this series and they say at test level you should be able to handle short balls. We're 3-0 up. and I hope by the end of the week, it's 4-0". The series' leading wicket-taker added: "I certainly don't like facing Jacko in the nets, so I'm looking forward to seeing what he can do to the English batters".
Starc was described on Thursday by fellow Australia pace bowler Pat Cummins as having only a "50/50" chance of being involved and he will be a substantial loss to Steve Smith's side.
Only once since the turn of the century has either city staged an Ashes Test with the series still at stake, and even then, in 2010, the Melbourne Test was effectively done after the first day, with thousands of locals streaming out of the ground before the close, such was the dominance of Andrew Strauss's team.
"So without doubt in these next two games it's a case of, in our eyes, a two-Test series now and that's exactly how we've got to look at it".
Security Council resolution calling upon those countries to move their embassies to Tel Aviv, prompting their transfer. Israel's passage in June 1980 of a law proclaiming Jerusalem its "indivisible and eternal capital" led to a U.N.
These boycotts are nothing new, with musician Elvis Costello having previously pulled out of a concert in Israel back in 2010. Lorde has formally canceled her upcoming June concert in Tel Aviv following criticism from fans and activists.
Opponents say such a law would damage doctor-patient relationships and does nothing to improve lives of those with Down syndrome. The American Civil Liberties Union of OH calls the legislation unconstitutional and says it's determining its next steps.
People managed to get photos of the rocket from all different angles, and it was handsome from pretty much every one of them. SpaceX has made four launches and expects to make several more to complete the job by mid-2018.
The Mubadala World Tennis Championships were rocked by a third withdrawal as defending champion Rafael Nadal pulled out. The fact he hasn't has raised real concerns over the Scot's ability to contest the Open, let alone genuinely compete.
Previous sanctions, however, have not deterred the regime in Pyongyang from developing its nuclear weapons program. Trump tweeted hours ago that the UN Security Council had voted 15 - 0 for additional sanctions on North Korea.
We've reached out to Twitter about the incident, but unsurprisingly have yet to hear back - Christmas morning and all. It wasn't clear whether the account was suspended or deleted by Twitter or Assange himself - or why or for how long.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and the governor of the state N.N Vohra greeted the Christian community on the auspicious day. Cribs, decorated in handsome ways and displaying the birth of Lord Jesus, were seen at several houses in the state.
The remaining one service will run as slow service from Mahalaxmi to Borivali, which will stop at all intermediate stations. Similarly, technicians will also be deputed in the train for trouble shooting goal .
Six other Gazans were shot and wounded by soldiers using live ammunition, and one was in a critical condition, the ministry said. After scuffles broke out between the two sides, Israeli forces deployed tear gas to disperse the crowd.