Mitchell Starc has certainly been the top bowler in the one day format for last two years . He has quickly risen among the ranks to become the premier bowler for Australia in white ball cricket. He also performed superbly well in the test series against Srilanka showing lethal spells with old and new ball on tough conditions in Srilanka.He has been recognized as a top bowler at the moment due to his performances in all the major global events as well different series played by Australia in last few years.
Starc playing game against Srilanka became the quickest bowler to take 100 wickets in one day internationals. He has been an exceptional bowler due to strong showing in the World Cup 2015 to help his side lift the trophy for fifth time at their home ground. He dismissed Dhananjaya de Silva to achieve the record.The record was held by Pakistan’s premier off spinner Saqlain Mushtaq for close to 18 years before Starc tipped him to become quickest ever to take 100 wickets in the format. He has some great numbers in terms of statistics as strike rate is also excellent at 24.4 after taking hundred wickets. He also bowled a 160 km/h delivery in a test match at Perth against New Zealand last year.