Former RCB Player Mitchell Starc Eager To Make A Return For IPL 2024. Australian pacer Mitchell Starc is aiming to make a comeback for IPL 2024. The left-arm pacer last played in the tournament in 2015. Starc is considered the best pacer in modern-day cricket in the limited overs format with the New South Wales bowler sitting at the 2 position in One Day rankings. M Starc was the highest wicket-taker in the 2015 & 2019 limited-overs World Cup editions.
Starc Previuosly Played For Royal Challengers Bangalore
Starc played in the IPL during the 2014 & 2015 editions and is set to register himself ahead of IPL 2024 auctions. He represented Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2014 & 2015. Starc hasn’t played in the IPL for the last 8 seasons to spend time with his family and concentrate on national duties.
Ahead of the 2018 IPL edition, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders but couldn’t play due to an injury. Mitchell Starc has claimed 34 wickets in 27 IPL games with best figures of 4/15.
The 33-year-old stayed away from the 2019 IPL edition to prepare for the 2019 World Cup. He decided to stay away from IPL 2023 to prepare for the 2023 World Test Championship (WTC) final.
Starc has set his eyes on the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup in June next year which will be played in the Caribbean & USA. While giving an interview to a Podcast Channel, Starc said that participating in the IPL would help him prepare for the T20 World Cup.
Mitchell A Test Legend
Starc has confirmed that he wants to play 100 tests for Australia and hasn’t committed to continuing in the 50-over format after the 2023 World Cup in India.
M Starc stated that it took him a while to understand that he was good in the longest format. He further added that he got his opportunities in international cricket through the limited-overs format but he is more keen to play for Australia in 100 tests.
Australia has got some exciting talents in the ODI format like Sean Abbott, Jhye Richardson, Lance Morris, Spencer Johnsons, etc., and with the limited-overs World Cup being played every four years Starc isn’t sure about his position in the 50-over format.
The pacer stated that performing well for the ODI World Cup 2023 is his motto but he also sees the five test matches that will be played after the World Cup as a challenge including the test series against New Zealand in New Zealand.