Mitchell Starc Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc is an Australian cricketer. Starc full name is Mitchell Aaron Starc and he was born on January 30, 1990, Baulkham Hills, New South Wales, Australia. The Mop and Starcy are nicknames of Mitchell Starc. He is a left-arm bowler and left-handed all-rounder. Mitchell is 29 years old and 196 cm (6 ft 5 in). Mitchell Jersey number is 56 for all formats of international cricket. Starc has the bowled second fastest delivery in the cricket history in a test match against Ross Taylor (New Zealand) at 160.4kph.

He became the fastest bowler to take quick 100 ODI wickets in 52 innings followed by 53 innings of taking ODI 100 wickets by Saqlain Mushtaq’s 19-year-old. But this world record remained no longer and broken by Rashid Khan who took 100 ODI wickets in only 44 innings. Starc started playing cricket at the age of 9 for Northern districts as a wicket-keeper. Starc played first-grade cricket as a junior cricketer for the Berala Sports Cricket Club in Sydney. He represented New South Wales for first-class cricket in the season 2009.

T20 Cricket League Stats

Starc has the record to take highest wickets in Australian domestic one-day tournaments by taking 26 wickets at an average of 6 wickets with 8.12 and strike rate of 12.3. Mitchell Starc made his debut in KFC Big Bash League (BBL) for Sydney Sixer for season 2012-present. Starcy made his debut for New South Wales in season 2009-present. Mitchell made his debut in Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2014 with Royal Challengers Bangalore and retained by the same franchise for IPL season 2015 and 2016.

However, Starc was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders KKR in IPL season 2018 but ruled out due to injury. He has batting averages of 21.85 in total 51 test matches and best bowling figures 6/50 with 11 five wickets haul. Starc has batting averages of 13 in total 75 ODI matches and best bowling figures 6/28 with 5 five wickets haul. He has batting averages of 3 in total 23 T20 matches and best bowling figures 3/11.

Mitchell Starc Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 51752390
Runs Scored1,377280121,950
100s/50s0/90/10/00/10
Highest9952*499
6s/4s37/1377/23
Batting Averages21.8512.723.0022.41
Strike Rate67.1489.4666.67
Balls Bowled10,5323,76152516,586
Wickets21114531345
Bowling Averages28.2021.4419.0926.83
5-Wickets Haul11516
Best Bowling6/506/283/118/73
Catches/Stumps25/–19/–6/–43/–
ICC Batting Rankings88
ICC Bowling Rankings151875

Mitchell Starc Profile 

Full NameMitchell Aaron Starc
Date of Birth30 January 1990, Baulkham Hills, New South Wales, Australia
Current Age29 Years
Height196 cm (6 ft 5)
NicknameThe Mop, Starcy
T-Shirt No.56
Playing RollAll-rounder
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleLeft-arm fast
Test Debut1 December 2011 v New Zealand (Cap-425)
ODI Debut20 October 2010 v India (Cap-185)
T20 Debut7 September 2012 v Pakistan (Cap-59)
Last Test1 February 2019 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI11 November 2018 v South Africa
Last T2025 November 2018 v India
Twitter@mstarc56
Instagram @mstarc56
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