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Mitchell Starc

Batting style:
Left Handed bat
Bowling style:
Left-arm fast medium
Played for:
Australia, Australia A, Yorkshire, Bangalore, New South Wales, Australia Under-19, Sydney Sixers
Roles played:
Bowler
ICC Rank:
Batting:
82
Bowling:
31
Batting:
0
Bowling:
7
Batting:
0
Bowling:
9
Home country:
Australia
Born:
January 30, 1990, Baulkham Hills, Sydney, New South Wales

Profile

New South Wales quickie Mitchell Starc not only shares a first name with Mitchell Johnson but is literally a clone of the Aussie speedster while bowling. However, what the apprentice would love to do is to clone the latter’s performances as well on the cricket field.

One of the most exciting prospects to have emerged from the Australian domestic cricket, Starc is a tall left-armer who can bowl in the mid-140s with a propensity to cause problems with his pace and bounce. He made his first-class debut in 2008-09 but it was his performances in the following season that brought him under the selector’s radar. He took 21 wickets in eight Sheffield Shield games and also proved a handful in the limited-overs format.

Starc earned his first international call-up for Australia’s 2010 tour to India, debuting in an ODI. He is still very young with room for improvement obvious, but he has shown enough potential in a short period to allow Australia to rest some of its hope on him. In 2012, Starc was signed by the Sydney Sixers for the inaugural Big Bash League, followed by the Champions League T20. In the Test series in India in 2013, Mitchell Starc proved why Australia bat so deep down when he fell just one short of a maiden Test ton. In the 2014 Indian T20 league, he was bought by Bangalore.


Fast Facts

  • Playing for Berala Sports Cricket Club in Sydney, Mitchell Starc was known to keep wickets and bowl in the same innings.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 15 23 485 7 30.31 70.28 0 4 99
ODI 35 17 162 11 27.00 85.71 0 1 52*
T20 19 5 12 1 3.00 66.66 0 0 4
IPL 14 9 85 3 14.16 101.19 0 0 29
CLT20 11 2 1 1 1.00 33.33 0 0 1
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 15 29 3138 1772 50 6/154 / 35.44 3.38 0 2 0 29
ODI 35 35 1665 1373 69 6/28 / 19.89 4.94 5 5 0 87
T20 19 19 429 476 25 3/11 / 19.04 6.65 0 0 0 23
IPL 14 14 322 402 14 2/21 / 28.71 7.49 0 0 0 18
CLT20 11 11 245 315 18 3/19 / 17.50 7.71 0 0 0 9
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 6 0 1
ODI 8 0 1
T20 4 0 0
IPL 9 0 0
CLT20 3 0 0

Career

Span:
Test:
2011-2015
 
ODI:
2010-2015
 
T20:
2012-2014
 
IPL:
2014-2014
 
CLT20:
2011-2012
Test
Debut:
Australia Vs New Zealand at Brisbane Cricket Ground (Woolloongabba), Brisbane - Dec 01, 2011
Last played:
Australia Vs India at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney - Jan 06, 2015
ODI
Debut:
Australia Vs India at ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam - Oct 20, 2010
Last played:
Australia Vs New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland - Feb 28, 2015
T20
Debut:
Australia Vs Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai - Sep 07, 2012
Last played:
Australia Vs Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai - Oct 05, 2014
IPL
Debut:
Bangalore Vs Delhi at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah - Apr 17, 2014
Last played:
Bangalore Vs Chennai at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru - May 24, 2014
CLT20
Debut:
New South Wales Vs Cape Cobras at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai - Sep 24, 2011
Last played:
Sydney Sixers Vs Highveld Lions at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg - Oct 28, 2012
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