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Australia's Mitchell Starc fastest to 150 ODI wickets

PTI
Published Jun 7, 2019, 3:31 pm IST
Updated Jun 7, 2019, 3:51 pm IST
Starc's sixth five-wicket haul derailed West Indies' chase in their World Cup tie at Trent Bridge on Thursday.
Starc surpassed Pakistan great Saqlain Mushtaq to the fastest to 150 wickets. (Photo: AP)
 Starc surpassed Pakistan great Saqlain Mushtaq to the fastest to 150 wickets. (Photo: AP)

Nottingham: Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc became the fastest to 150 wickets in One-day Internationals on way to his match-winning five-wicket haul against the West Indies in the World Cup here.

Starc's sixth five-wicket haul derailed West Indies' chase in their World Cup tie at Trent Bridge on Thursday.

 

His figures of five for 44 guided Australia to a 15-run win over the West Indies.

Starc surpassed Pakistan great Saqlain Mushtaq to the fastest to 150 wickets. The Australian achieved the milestone in 77 ODIs, a match quicker than Saqlain.

New Zealand's Trent Boult is in the third spot, having reached the landmark in 81 ODIs, followed by Brett Lee (82) and Ajantha Mendis (84).

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