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It’s Just The Starc!

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Mitchell Starc is one of the upcoming young left-arm fast bowling coming from Down Under. He is considered as one of the finest young prospects in the fast bowling department. He is a genuine strike bowler, with the ability to swing the ball and generate bounce even on placid wickets.

This 6 feet 5 inches ferocious bowler was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2014 Indian Premier League auction for (5 crore rupees / $ 833,000 USD )
Mitchell Starc has been spectacular for the Bangalore side this season. He has bowled extremely well with the new ball and likewise in the death overs. The 24-year old has bowled with a lot of steam and grabbed 13 wickets off the 10 matches he has played at an impressive economy rate of 7.25 and he has been an regular member of the playing XI.

Mitchell Starc has previously won the Australian domestic T20 (Big Bash League) season with Sydney Sixers in the year 2011-12 and also Champions League T20 in 2012/13. This is his first stint with the Royal Challengers Bangalore and he would be hoping to win the silverware with his new team. We are just mid way of the season and Starc has surely left his mark. The Bangalore captain has used Starc very smartly and he knows that the Aussie is one of the key players in the star studded line-up to help them reach the knockout stage.

Mitchell Starc, is surely the strike bowler in the side but he has shown excellence in the field too and is also a handy lower order batsmen. In an important fixture against the Kings XI Punjab the tall fast bowler took two sensational catches at the fine leg boundary, displaying his agility and commitment to the side. Two spectacular catches which are sure nominations forthe “Best Catches of the IPL 7”.

Mitchell Starc is looking to stay at Bangalore for a long time and he has performed superbly. He will be looking for success with RCB. Starc has looked hungry for wickets and created havoc in the minds of the batsmen which are great signs for him and his side. Like mentioned earlier It’s Just The Starc.

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good performence well done
manish1 on 17 May 2014, 07:57 PM
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