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Mitchell Aaron Starc (born 30 January 1990) is an Australian international
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er who plays for the Australian national team and
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in domestic cricket. He is a left-arm
fast
fast
bowler and a capable lower order left-handed batsman. He was a prominent member of the victorious Australian squad that won the
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and was declared Player of the Tournament as a result of his consistent performances. With 49
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wickets, he is the joint 5th highest wicket taker in tournament's history. On 15 November 2015, Starc delivered one of the fastest deliveries in a Test match, of 160.4 km/h against
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of
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. Starc then became the fastest bowler to take (over) 100 ODI wickets on 21 August 2016 against
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, doing so in 52 innings and breaking
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Saqlain Mushtaq
's 19-year-old record of taking 100 wickets in 53 innings. However, just 19 months later on 25 March 2018, Starc had his record broken by Afghan leg spinner
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, who took 100 wickets in only 44 innings. As of February 2019, Starc nevertheless remains the fastest paceman to achieve the feat. On 30 December 2016, against
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in the
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, he broke
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' record of the most sixes at the
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in one innings, hitting 7 sixes. In November 2017, he became the first bowler to take a
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in each innings of a
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match, while playing for
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against
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in the 2017–18 Sheffield Shield season.


Domestic career

Starc started playing cricket from a young age, at 9 years old for Northern Districts as a wicket keeper. He was a representative
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er of the Northern Districts Cricket Association and attended
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, representing the school's 1st grade cricket team. He is also a former junior
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er for the Berala Sports Cricket Club in
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, where he was known to wicket keep and bowl in the same innings. Starc debuted for his home state
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in 2009, at the age of 19. His performances for Western Suburbs and the state 2nd XI earned him the elevation and he replaced the suspended
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Aaron Bird
for the final match of the season. Starc gained a spot at the Centre of Excellence in the off-season in 2009. In eight
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games in the 2009–10 season, he made a half-century and took 21 wickets, including a best of 5 for 74 against
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. In 2019, Starc maintained his dominance at the international level by breaking records in the Australian domestic one-day tournament, which came about due to postponement of Australia's tour of Bangladesh. The pure numbers from Starc's tournament underlined his dominance: 26 wickets from six matches at an average of 8.12 and a strike rate of 12.3. Starc was named as Player of the Tournament in the tournament in which
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won.


Franchise T20 leagues

During the 2011–12 Australian summer, Starc played for the
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in the inaugural
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. The Sixers won the tournament and Starc finished with 13 wickets in six matches. In the 2014
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(IPL), he was bought by
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. He became their key bowler in the IPL 2015 edition. He missed the IPL in 2016 and in February 2017 parted ways with Royal Challengers Bangalore in order to focus on international cricket. In January 2018 he was bought by
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but was ruled out of the 2018 Indian Premier League due to injury. He was released in November 2018.


International career

After a series of injuries to several senior Australian
fast
fast
bowlers, Starc was a late replacement in the team to tour India in late 2010, replacing
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. Later, after
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Doug Bollinger
was injured following the first Test, Starc and fellow uncapped young pacemen Peter George and
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were left competing for a place. George was selected and after Pattinson was injured, Starc would earn his first international call-up and made his
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(ODI) debut against
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in
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Visakhapatnam
in October 2010. He did not bat and was wicketless. Starc made his Test debut for
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on 1 December 2011, in the first Test of the two-Test series against New Zealand in
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. He took two wickets in the match and another two in the second Test in
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. He was left out of the squad named for the first Test of the subsequent series against India, but was recalled for the third Test on the pace-friendly
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in place of spinner
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, taking four wickets. In the Test series in India in 2012–13, he fell just one run short of a maiden Test ton. During the third Test of the 2012–13 Border-Gavaskar Trophy series in India, Starc became the first No. 9, 10 or 11 batsman to survive 100 balls in both innings. Starc was selected to play in the third Test of South Africa's tour of Australia in 2012–13. Whilst
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lost the match, Starc took 6/154 and achieved the second fastest Test fifty (32 balls) by an Australian in Australia's second innings on 4 December. Despite his recent form, he was rested in favour of
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to make his debut for the
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against
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. They would both be selected for the
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Test a week later. Starc received the Man of the Tournament award in the
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, which
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won, defeating
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in the
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. In the league stage match between Australia and New Zealand, Starc gave his best performance in ODIs of 6/28 as a reply to Trent Boult's 5/27 which left Australia defending a meagre score of 151, which New Zealand eventually scored and thus won by 1 wicket. He also became Australia's leading wicket-taker across all forms of first-class and international cricket for the 2014–15 season with 60 wickets, including the leading wicket-taker for
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(22 wickets at an average of 10.0 and an economy rate of 3.5), having played one fewer game than New Zealander
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Trent Boult
. Starc was adjudged Man of the Tournament in the
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. He was also the leading wicket-taker in the world in all forms of international cricket for the 2015 calendar year with 87 after his ankle injury in the inaugural day/night Test at the
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. In the second Test match of Australia's 2016 away tour of Sri Lanka, Starc took his 100th Test wicket. For his performances in 2016, he was named in the World Test XI by the ICC and Cricinfo. He won the 2017
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for the best Test bowler for his performance with the ball against
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in 2016. He reached 1,000 Test runs in
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in the 2016–17 Border–Gavaskar Trophy series against India. With this he became the 14th Australian cricketer to take more than 100 wickets and score more than 1,000 runs in
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. In the first Test match of Australia's 2018 away tour of South Africa, he took bowling figures of 9 for 109 and won the Man of the Match award. In April 2018, he was awarded a national contract by
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for the 2018–19 season. He took 13 wickets in the 2018–19 Border–Gavaskar Trophy series against India and in the following Test series against Sri Lanka, he was instrumental in setting up Australia's series clinching win with his 10-wicket haul. In April 2019, he was named in
Australia's squad
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for the
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. In Australia's match against the
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, Starc became the quickest bowler, in terms of number of matches, to take 150 wickets in ODIs, doing so in his 77th game, thus achieving this feat one match quicker than
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, who did it in 78 games. Australia went on to win the match by 15 runs with Starc finishing on 5/44 in his 10 overs. On 29 June 2019, in the match against
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, Starc became the first bowler to take three
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s at the Cricket World Cup. He finished the tournament with 27 dismissals, which is an all-time record for most wickets as an individual in a single
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. In July 2019, he was named in Australia's squad for the
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in England. Although, he just played a solitary game in the Ashes, taking 4 wickets across two innings, as Australia chose to rotate their fast bowlers over the course of the series. On 16 July 2020, Starc was named in a 26-man preliminary squad of players to begin training ahead of a possible tour to England following the
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. On 14 August 2020,
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confirmed that the fixtures would be taking place, with Starc included in the touring party. In November 2020, Starc was nominated for the ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Decade award. The following month, in the second Test against India, Starc took his 250th wicket in Test cricket. In August 2021, in the first match against Bangladesh, Starc became the first bowler for Australia to take 50 wickets in T20I cricket. Later the same month, Starc was named in Australia's squad for the
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.


Personal life

Starc is of
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descent. He is the older brother of Australian Olympic high jumper Brandon Starc. In 2015, Starc became engaged to fellow Australian cricketer
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Alyssa Healy
and they married on 15 April 2016. Starc and Healy are only the third married couple to both play
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, after
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and
Ruth Prideaux Ruth Emily Prideaux (; 12 July 1930 – 7 April 2016) was an English former cricketer who played as a wicket-keeper. She appeared in 11 Women's Test cricket, Test matches for England women's cricket team, England between 1957 and 1963. She was al ...
, who represented
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in the 1950s and 1960s, as well as Guy and Rasanjali de Alwis, who represented
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in the 1980s and 1990s. They met when they were 9, when both were wicketkeepers for Northern Districts. In March 2020, Starc flew home ahead of the final ODI match against South Africa, so he could watch Healy play in the final of the
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. Starc supports the
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in the
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.


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