Mitchell Starc

 Personal details 

Full NameMitchell Aaron Starc
Date of BirthJanuary 30, 1990
Age32 Years
Birth PlaceBaulkham Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Height197 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Current Team(s)Australia Cricket Team
RoleLeft-arm fast bowler
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Bowling StyleLeft-arm fast
DebutOctober 20, 2010
Jersey No.56
FamilyAlyssa Healy (Wife), Brandon Starc (Brother), Ian Healy (Uncle-in-law)

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  • Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Sydney Sixers
  • Australians
  • Sydney Thunder
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Australia A

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  • Bowled the fastest delivery in a Test match to Ross Taylor at 160.4 kmph (99.67mph) on 15 November 2015.
  • Became the then fastest bowler to take 100 ODI wickets (52 innings) on 21 August 2016. He is still the fastest pacer to do so.
  • Became leading wicket-taker across all formats for Australia in domestic as well as international cricket as he took 60 wickets in the 2014/15 season.
  • Leading wicket-taker in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 (22 wickets)
  • Leading wicket-taker in international cricket in calendar year 2015 (87 wickets)
  • 14th Australian to pick up 100 wickets and score 1000 runs in Tests
  • Fastest to 150 ODI wickets (77 matches)
  • Has the most number of five-wicket hauls in World Cup cricket (3)
  • Leading wicket-taker in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (27 wickets)


  • Man of the Tournament at 2015 ICC World Cup
  • Received the Allan Border Medal in 2017 for Best Australian Test bowler in 2016

About Mitchell Starc

Starc made his international debut in an ODI against India in Visakhapatnam on 20 October 2010. He made his T20I debut against Pakistan on 7 September 2012 in Dubai and was also named in the 2012 ICC T20 World Cup ‘Team of the Tournament’. 

The calendar year 2015 was the pinnacle year for Starc as he became the leading wicket-taker across formats in international cricket as he recorded 87 scalps in the year. 

Mitchell Starc was also picked for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and once became the highest wicket-taker in the tournament. By picking 27 wickets, he broke the record of most wickets in a single ICC Cricket World Cup.

In IPL, Starc was first picked up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore to play in the IPL 2014. He picked up 14 wickets in the same number of games. Recently, Starc also became the costliest player to be sold in the history of the Indian Premier League as he will now represent Kolkata Knight Riders in the upcoming IPL edition.

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