MITCHELL STARC

  • IPL 8: Clinical Royal Challengers Bangalore demolish Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: An incisive display of pace bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) helped them beat hosts Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Sunday. RCB bowled out the home team for a mere 95 runs in 18.2 overs and then...
  • IPL 8: Mitchell Starc heaps praise on RCB for perfect performance against RR Yesterday

    Mitchell Starc has praised the bowling effort of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team after their win over league leaders Rajasthan Royals on Friday. Starc, picked up 3 for 22 and was named Man of the Match for his brilliant performance. After the match the pacer said that this was the...
  • IPL 8: Mitchell Starc joins RCB after injury layoff 4 days ago

    Royal Challengers Bangalore will be buoyed by the return of Mitchell Starc, who is expected to be a part of the playing XI against Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • May Mitchell Starc help Royal Challengers Bangalore 4 days ago

    Full. Inswinger. How did that miss the stumps? Full. Batsman charges out. No connection. Full. Inswinger. A centimetre more inside than Ball 1. Stumps clattered. Boom. The last time Mitchell Starc was on a cricket field, he struck Australia's most decisive blow, in his career's biggest match, at a packed Melbourne...
  • IPL 8: Excited to play some cricket again, says Mitchell Starc 5 days ago

    Royal Challengers Bangalore's new-ball troubles in the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 have been well documented. The scores posted in the first six overs by Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians - 53 for no loss, 65 for no loss and 48 for 1 respectively - don't paint...
  • IPL 8: Mitchell Starc could have made a difference, says David Weise 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder David Weise on Monday said that the presence of injured Australian bowler Mitchell Starc could have made a difference had he played for them in their defeat against Mumbai Indians in an IPL cricket match. In absence of a top-class fast bowler, RCB conceded 210 runs...
  • IPL 8: Mitchel Starc fit to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore April 17, 2015

    Bangalore: Mitchell Starc, out of action since the end of the 2015 World Cup because of a knee injury, is scheduled to leave Australia to join his Royal Challengers Bangalore team-mates in the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 on Sunday (April 19). Starc would then be available to take part in...
  • Steve Waugh backs paceman Mitchell Starc to be a test force April 15, 2015

    Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has backed pace bowler Mitchell Starc to convert his World Cup form into the test team ahead of series against West Indies and England. Left-armer Starc was named the player of the World Cup after an outstanding tournament but has yet to cement his place in...
  • IPL 8: Finding right combination is the key, says Allan Donald April 5, 2015

    This is the first time Royal Challengers Bangalore have got a very good pace attack but Mitchell Starc's absence can hurt the team for the first couple of weeks, feels former South African speedster Allan Donald. ...
  • IPL 8: Picking the right bowling combination will be a headache, says Allan Donald April 4, 2015

    As Allan Donald walked up to a bunch of journalists gathered at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on a warm Saturday (April 4) evening, 'White Lightning' looked a bit out of sorts. Tired and heavy, he trudged towards the gathering before, eventually, breaking into a wide smile. The smile remained a...
  • West Indies will find Australia impossible to beat: Brian Lara April 2, 2015

    Cantaro, Trinidad: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has said his team would find it virtually "impossible" to win against Australia in their two-match Test series in June. Australia on Tuesday named a powerful 16-man squad for the Tests in Dominica and Jamaica, which will lead into their Ashes defence in...
  • Mitchell Starc to miss early stages of IPL 8 April 1, 2015

    Bangalore: Mitchell Starc, the Player of the 2015 World Cup, will miss the opening stages of the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League after suffering a knee injury. Starc, who took 22 wickets in the World Cup at an average of 10.18 and an economy of 3.5, will remain in...
  • New Zealand’s inexperience was a contributing factor to World Cup final loss March 31, 2015

    From the outset, most people, including myself, had picked Australia and New Zealand as the two teams most likely to win the 2015 World Cup. Both teams were successful over the last six weeks of competition and for them to clash in the final of the tournament then was a...
  • World Cup hero Mitchell Starc tops cricket bowlers' rankings March 31, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has surged to the top of the One-Day International (ODI) bowlers' rankings for the first time in his career following a stellar performance in the World Cup that saw him named the "Player of the Tournament". Starc jumped two places to take the top spot. He...
  • Batsmen's delight, heartbreak for SA, Kiwis form, business as usual for Australia March 30, 2015

    At the stroke of sunrise, when the whole world is still recovering from the hangover of some really intense moments of the show piece event and Australia still basking in the glory of winning the cup, the Kiwis while taking the return flight home will be looking for answers to...
  • Australia's World Cup hero Mitchell Starc eyes Test glory March 30, 2015

    Melbourne: Australia's World Cup hero Mitchell Starc aims to translate his success at the quadrennial tournament into Test cricket as well. The left-arm fast bowler was declared Player of the Tournament after he finished with 22 wickets at an incredible average of 10.18 and a strike rate of 17.4. While the 25-year-old...
  • World Cup 2015: Bowlers who made a difference in the tournament March 30, 2015

    The 2015 World Cup has come to an end with Australia victorious over New Zealand in the final for their fifth title. It was an easy win for the co-hosts by seven wickets as they looked relatively untroubled in chasing 184 to win, having been dominant with the ball earlier. With...
  • Australia are worthy of their fifth World Cup title March 30, 2015

    Melbourne: The ICC hailed the 11th cricket World Cup the "most popular ever" and although most neutrals would have preferred New Zealand to win Sunday's final, there is no doubt Australia were worthy of their fifth title. Michael Clarke's side had the best blend of deep batting, strong fielding and, most...
  • World Cup: Mitchell Starc award defies trend in bat-dominated tournament March 29, 2015

    Melbourne: At a World Cup dominated by batsmen and huge scores, it was an old-fashioned fast bowler who ultimately played the biggest role in Australia's success. Mitchell Starc, whose devastating pace and movement troubled almost every batsmen who faced him, was named player of the tournament after Australia wrapped up their...
  • Mitchell Starc's perseverance pays off with World Cup honours March 29, 2015

    Melbourne: Months after being labeled "soft" by one of Australia's cricket greats and being dropped from Australia's Test XI, Mitchell Starc has been deservedly voted the player of the World Cup. Starc's worth to the Australian team was never more evident than when he dismissed New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum in...
  • World Cup 2015: Mitchell Starc named player of the tournament March 29, 2015

    Melbourne: Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc was named the player of the tournament after his team beat New Zealand by seven wickets to win the World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The 25-year-old left-arm quick finished with 22 wickets in the tournament, tied with New Zealand left-arm seamer...
  • World Cup Final: We saved our best until last, say Australia March 29, 2015

    Australia's players said they had saved their best performance until the end of the tournament after beating New Zealand by seven wickets with more than 16 overs to spare in the World Cup final on Sunday. After their pace attack ripped through the vaunted New Zealand batting to dismiss the co-hosts...
  • Trent Boult, Mitchell Starc in battle to become World Cup's best bowler March 27, 2015

    Melbourne: As two teams fight it out for the coveted cricket World Cup trophy on Sunday, New Zealand pacer Trent Boult and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc will be involved in another battle - to become the best bowler of the tournament. Boult, the left-arm New Zealand speedster, currently heads the...
  • World Cup: Mitchell Starc's performance would be crucial against India, says Geoff Marsh March 21, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australia opener and chief coach Geoff Marsh feels that speedster Mitchell Starc's performance will be key for the home team in their upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final clash against India at the SCG on Thursday. Left-arm pacer Starc is the leading Australian wicket-taker with 18 wickets from six...
  • World Cup: Akram looking forward to battle of left-arm pacers in Aus-Pak clash March 17, 2015

    Adelaide: Wasim Akram can't wait to see five left-arm seamers in action when Australia and Pakistan clash on Friday for a World Cup semi-final spot, but admits Mitchell Starc is his favourite exponent. The Adelaide showdown promises a feast of left-arm pacemen with Australian spearhead Starc the leading wicket-taker in the...
  • Mitchell Starc difference in Australia's World Cup campaign March 16, 2015

    Publicly labelled "soft" by former test bowler Shane Warne only a few months ago, paceman Mitchell Starc has come of age at the cricket World Cup and could prove key to Australia's hopes of winning a fifth trophy. The 25-year-old left-armer currently leads the wickets tally at the tournament with 16...
  • World Cup: Mitchell Starc close to being world's best fast bowler March 15, 2015

    If you pop a window open in Australia and hear a distant rumbling, it's nothing to do with Formula 1. It's Mitchell Starc heading towards the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and he's picking up speed. Rounding out the pool stage with 4/14 against Scotland, Starc leads the charts at the 2015 World...