Mitchell Starc      

Full name Mitchell Aaron Starc

Born January 30, 1990, Baulkham Hills, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 30 years 303 days

Major teams Australia, 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

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast

Height 1.96 m

Relation Wife - AJ Healy

Mitchell Aaron Starc
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 57 85 17 1515 99 22.27 2209 68.58 0 10 153 41 29 0
ODIs 95 54 21 401 52* 12.15 440 91.13 0 1 29 11 31 0
T20Is 34 9 5 23 7* 5.75 24 95.83 0 0 0 1 11 0
First-class 103 131 33 2235 99 22.80 3361 66.49 0 12 237 53 49 0
List A 124 69 28 567 52* 13.82 645 87.90 0 1 43 15 37 0
T20s 97 31 16 135 29 9.00 148 91.21 0 0 11 1 33 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 57 109 11753 6583 244 6/50 11/94 26.97 3.36 48.1 12 13 2
ODIs 95 95 4882 4180 184 6/28 6/28 22.71 5.13 26.5 11 7 0
T20Is 34 34 762 877 45 3/11 3/11 19.48 6.90 16.9 0 0 0
First-class 103 189 19215 10577 413 8/73 11/94 25.61 3.30 46.5 21 20 4
List A 124 124 6465 5440 255 6/25 6/25 21.33 5.04 25.3 15 10 0
T20s 97 96 2121 2526 142 4/15 4/15 17.78 7.14 14.9 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v New Zealand at Brisbane, Dec 1-4, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Jan 3-6, 2020 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Australia at Visakhapatnam, Oct 20, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v India at Sydney, Nov 27, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Sep 7, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v Australia at Southampton, Sep 8, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut New South Wales v Western Australia at Sydney, Mar 5-8, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Tasmania v New South Wales at Adelaide, Nov 8-11, 2020 scorecard
List A debut New South Wales v Western Australia at Sydney, Nov 1, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Australia v India at Sydney, Nov 27, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Tasmania v New South Wales at Hobart, Dec 30, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s England v Australia at Southampton, Sep 8, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/65 Australia v India Sydney 27 Nov 2020 ODI # 4265
18, 1/72, 86*, 3/52 NSW v Tasmania Adelaide 8 Nov 2020 FC
4/76, 2, 1/56, 10 NSW v Queensland Adelaide 30 Oct 2020 FC
3/74, 11* Australia v England Manchester 16 Sep 2020 ODI # 4261
2/38, 0 Australia v England Manchester 13 Sep 2020 ODI # 4260
19*, 0/47 Australia v England Manchester 11 Sep 2020 ODI # 4259
1/20 Australia v England Southampton 8 Sep 2020 T20I # 1097
2*, 1/25 Australia v England Southampton 6 Sep 2020 T20I # 1096
0/30 Australia v England Southampton 4 Sep 2020 T20I # 1095
10*, 0/30 Finch's XI v Cummins' XI Southampton 1 Sep 2020 Other T20
Profile

First there was Johnson, then there was Starc. A left-armer called Mitchell has been a staple of Australia's attack for more than a decade and seems set to remain so for the foreseeable future. While Johnson was more express, Starc is still quick enough to make life uncomfortable for opposition batsmen, especially with the bounce gained from his 1.96m height - and boasts greater control of swing than his older colleague. Never was that shown to greater effect than during the 2015 World Cup, when Starc was at times unplayable, his inswingers rattling stumps and trapping batsmen in front throughout the competition. Not surprisingly he was named Player of the Tournament for his 22 victims at 10.18, and his challenge was to take that white-ball form and perform just as consistently with the red ball. Starc struggled to gain the consistent backing of the selectors early in his Test career and was often in one Test and out the next, but in 2015 he finally enjoyed a solid run of Test cricket until an ankle injury stopped him during the home summer. His career-best match haul of 11 for 94 came in the notable surroundings of Galle - albeit in an Australia defeat - and he claimed 22 wickets in four Tests during the 2017-18 Ashes. He took his 200th Test wicket in his 50th Test in February of 2019 joining an elite group of Australian bowlers. Also a powerful lower-order batsman, Starc fell one short of a Test century in Mohali in 2013. Starc is married to Australia women's wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy.
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Nov 27, 2020

Josh Hazlewood celebrates the key wicket of Virat Kohli, Sydney, Australia vs India, 1st ODI, November 27, 2020

Josh Hazlewood celebrates the key wicket of Virat Kohli

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Nov 27, 2020

Mitchell Starc conceded 20 runs in his first over, Sydney, Australia vs India, 1st ODI, November 27, 2020

Mitchell Starc conceded 20 runs in his first over

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Nov 24, 2020

Mitchell Starc runs in to bowl during a nets session, Australia vs India, Sydney, November 24, 2020

Mitchell Starc runs in to bowl during a nets session

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