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Mitchell Starc

Key facts

Full Name: Mitchell Aaron Starc
Born: January 30 1990 , Baulkham Hills, Sydney
Country: Australia
Other teams: Australia A, Australia Under-19s, New South Wales, New South Wales Second XI, New South Wales Under-17s, New South Wales Under-19s, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sydney Sixers, Western Suburbs, Yorkshire
Test debut: Australia v New Zealand, Brisbane, Dec 1-4 2011
ODI debut: India v Australia, Visakhapatnam, Oct 20 2010
T20 debut: Australia v Pakistan, Dubai, Sept 7 2012
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Left-arm fast

Biography

New South Wales has never been short of talented pace bowlers and Starc is continuing that trend, even if he began his junior career reportedly as a wicketkeeper. He confirmed himself as a genuine world-class talent at the 2015 World Cup on Australian soil when he was the Player of the Tournament as his side lifted the trophy at the MCG. Starc rose to the top of the ICC's ODI bowling rankings afterwards. His Australia debut had come in a 2010 one-day international, and he took 4-27 against Sri Lanka in only his second game. Starc made his Test debut in December 2011 with his abilit...

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