Age: 29 Years
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Wife: Alyssa Healy
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mitchell Starc
- Does Mitchell Starc smoke?: No
- Does Mitchell Starc drink alcohol?: Yes
- Starc started bowling at the age of 15 as before that he used to do wicket-keeping.
- His ancestors belonged to Czech Republic.
- His brother Brandon is a high jumper.
- During a Test match in 2015 against New Zealand, he bowled a delivery that was clocked at 160.4 km/hr (99.7 mph).
- He is a decent lower order batsman and even scored 99 runs in a Test match against India in 2013.
- His wife Alyssa Healy is a wicket-keeper batsman in Australian women team and is the niece of former Australian cricketer Ian Healy.
- He is the first bowler to bowl a pink ball in the first ever day-night test match against New Zealand in 2015.
- He used to idolize Adam Gilchrist when he was a young cricketer.
- In IPL 2014, he had a spat with Kieron Pollard.
- In the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, he became the highest wicket taker by taking 27 wickets in the course of the tournament.