As the game of cricket, emerged, developed, and became more popular over the years, the world has seen some amazing talents brought on to the field. When talking about the great names in Cricket, the list is unending. From amazing batsmen like Don Bradman and Gary Sobers and of course the mighty Sachin Tendulkar to bowlers like Wasim Akram and Kapil Dev, Cricket has never failed to surprise the audiences with amazing new talents in every phase of the game. Australia is a top ranked Cricket Playing Nation in the world and has produced a number of great names since the very early days. In the list of those great Australian cricketers, Mitchell Starc is one such name that has made some mark on the cricket diaries with his excellent performances in the recent years.
Mitchell Starc was born on 30th January 1990 in Baulkham Hills, Sydney, Australia. The name of the parents of Mitchell Starc was never disclosed but Starc has two siblings, and his younger brother Brandon Starc is Australian Olympic High Jumper. Not much people know how Mitchell developed his passion towards the game and he has made sure not to disclose much of his personal information to the people.
Starc has literally married Cricket as his wife Alyssa Healy is also a Cricketer for the Australian National side. They got married on 16th April 2015. Both husband and wife played Test Cricket for the national side and became the third couple to register their name in the record books. Starc takes a keen interest in Football and he is a stern supporter of the “Greater Western Sydney Giants” in the “Australian Football league.”
Mitchell Starc has made his mark on the game by showing his strong foothold on the bowling department. He has a strong and tall frame that is a huge plus point for a pace bowler and his ability to experiment with his bowling, and the sheer talent to move the ball in both directions has proved to be a huge reason for his stern presence in the teams. Starc debuted in late 2010 against the team India and it was the official ODI debut for the left-arm pace bowler.
Starc’s entry into the Test Career was a year later in 2011 against New Zealand on the 1st of December. Though he saw drought in his ODI debut, Starc managed to take a couple of wickets in both the matches. Apart from the ODI and Test for the national side, Starc was a key bowler for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2015. Starc debuted for the same side on 2014, but he was out for a number of matches owing to his injury.
Mitchell Starc Net Worth
It is hard work and continuous will to reach new heights that have bagged fame and wealth for this passionate cricketer. Mitchell Starc is a successful pace bowler in the ICC rankings, and his ability and his participation in all the major leagues and the national side has made his net worth to be roughly around $4 million USD. Impressive right?
His net worth is around $4 million USD as of 2017, and with his persistent good performances, the figures are likely to soar higher.
The strong left arm pacer is having the time of his life and is currently in the best form in all formats of the game. His successful career with the national side and impressive records in both the Big Bash League and the Indian Premier League are the results. He has a number of 5 wickets haul in the Test campaign as well as in the ODI campaign for the national side and one 10 wicket haul as well in the test campaign.
He took 10 wickets against Sri Lanka in 2016. Owing to his superb bowling abilities and impressive performances, Starc has been awarded the Man of the Match 6 times and Man of the series 4 times in his ODI international career. He was also awarded the “Allan Border Medal” in 2017 for the best Test Bowler due to his outstanding performance with the ball. Starc was also the leading wicket taker in 2015 in all formats of the game and him also received the Man of the series award in the 2015 World Cup that Australia won.
One who is determined to make a name in the field of sports can hardly concentrate on studies because it is the zeal to perform best and show the most remarkable batting skills that keep the individual enthusiastic. Hence, the Sydney-born superstar completed his schooling at Homebush Boys High School in his hometown Sydney. Not much is known about the further education of Mitchell Starc and he always had the hobby of listening to music. Stars favoured him and now he is an unmatched player.
What can a celebrity like him own? Well, with his earnings Mitchell has chosen the best for him and his family. Mitchell has always made sure that the audiences do not get much insight of his personal life, but the mansion he bought is a hefty price tag. The Mosman Manor is of worth 4 million USD and is the second costliest among the Australian Cricket Team after Shane Watson. The building is beautifully designed and extreme posh in appearance. Surely, he has some of the very posh cars included in his lists of assets. The audiences may get a glimpse of it soon enough.
Mitchell Starc managed to be in the news throughout his career, either because of his outstanding performances in his matches or due to the ankle injury he has suffered. It was tough for his to bounce back from that injury, but Starc managed to leave his past behind and come up bright again. The 10th edition of IPL saw Mitchell parting ways with his former team Royal Challengers Bangalore and being replaced by the English bowler Tymal Mills. His main reason for leaving out on the IPL has he wanted rehabilitation for the injury he suffered. Star is focusing on the ICC Champions Trophy slated in June and wants to be completely fair before the series. His bowling will be missed in the IPL.
By overcoming all the hardships and reaching the goals and dreams that he has always had, he made himself the true star. Mitchell Starc is a champion in his own terms. We wish him all the luck for all his future aspirations and may he shine brightly in his upcoming games.