Mitchell Starc has damaged Glenn McGrath’s yarn for basically the most wickets in a World Cup, claiming his 27th scalp in Thursday’s semi-closing in opposition to England.
Starc claimed his yarn step forward when he had Jonny Bairstow lbw, taking him previous McGrath’s heed from his farewell 2007 event.
On the different hand it came on an unhappy day for the 29-365 days-extinct, as Australia struggled to defend their total of 223.
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The Aussie left-arm rapid has been far superior to every other bowler on this 365 days’s event, alongside with his wickets coming at an sensible of 18.
He has taken extra than double the mount of wickets of every other Australian, while Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman the following most effective with 20.
The yarn follows his player-of-the-sequence effort within the 2015 World Cup, the set he claimed 22 wickets at 10.18.
He has now taken a wicket in all 18 World Cup matches in his occupation, a yarn accelerate for any bowler within the event’s history.