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2023 Visakhapatnam ODI (India vs Australia): Mitchell Starc - 9th ODI 5-wicket Haul

During the 2013  Visakhapatnam ODI,  Mitchell Starc destroyed the Indian batting line-up and claimed his ninth five-wicket haul in ODI cricket.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 22.03.2023
2023 Visakhapatnam ODI India vs Australia Mitchell Starc 9th ODI 5-wicket Haul

In the crucial Visakhapatnam ODI, the left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc destroyed the Indian batting line-up and helped his Australian team to level by 1-1 in the three-match away ODI series with the last ODI to be played. During that match, Starc claimed his ninth five-wicket haul in ODI cricket.

The 33-year-old Mitchell Starc was playing his 109th ODI match where he had the bowling figures of 8-1-53-5. He took India’s first four wickets (Shubman Gill 0, Rohit Sharma 13, Suryakumar Yadav 0 and KL Rahul 9) and also finished that innings by dismissing Mohammed Siraj (0).

The Player of the Match winner Starc led the visitors to bundle the hosts for only 117 runs in 26 overs. In reply, Australia chased down the target in only 11 overs without losing any wickets (Travis Head 51 not out off 30 balls, Mitchell Marsh 66 not out 36 balls).


It was Starc’s ninth ODI five-wicket haul.

  • Four times against West Indies [5/20 at Perth (1 February 2013), 5/32 at Perth (3 February 2023), 5/46 at Nottingham (6 June 2019), 5/48 at Bridgetown (20 June 2021)].

  • Twice against India [6/43 at Melbourne (18 January 2015), 5/53 at Visakhapatnam (19 March 2023)].

  • Twice against New Zealand [6/28 at Auckland (28 February 2015), 5/26 at Lord’s (29 June 2019)].

  • Once against Pakistan [5/42 at Sharjah (28 August 2012)].


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It was Starc’s ninth five-wicket haul in ODI cricket.


  • Along with the former Aussie right-arm fast bowler Brett Lee (nine ODI five-wicket hauls), Starc is the joint record holder of most ODI five-wicket hauls by an Australian bowler.



Most ODI five-wicket hauls (Top 5)


Player (Team)

Bowling style

Number of 5-wicket hauls

Waqar Younis (Pakistan)

Right arm fast

13

Muthiah Muralidaran (Sri Lanka/Asia XI/ICC World XI)

Right arm offbreak

10

Brett Lee (Australia)

Right arm fast

9

Shahid Afridi (Pakistan/Asia XI/ICC World XI)

Right arm legbreak

9

Mitchell Starc (Australia)

Left-arm fast

9


It was Starc’s sixth ODI five-wicket haul outside the home.


  • Most ODI five-wicket hauls outside the home for a left-arm bowler.

  • Second most ODI five-wicket hauls outside the home for a pacer (after Waqar Younis’ record of 10 times).

  • Fourth most ODI five-wicket hauls outside the home.


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Most ODI five-wicket hauls outside the home (Top 5)

Player (Team)

Bowling style

Number of 5-wicket hauls

Waqar Younis (Pakistan)

Right arm fast

10

Muthiah Muralidaran (Sri Lanka/Asia XI/ICC World XI)

Right arm offbreak

8

Shahid Afridi (Pakistan/Asia XI/ICC World XI)

Right arm legbreak

8

Mitchell Starc (Australia)

Left-arm fast

6

Wasim Akram (Pakistan)

Left-arm fast

5

 

It was Starc’s third ODI five-wicket haul at away venues (only against the hosts).

  • Seventh bowler to record at least three five-wicket hauls in away ODIs.


Most ODI five-wicket hauls at away venues (recorded at least three times)

Player (Team)

Bowling style

Number of 5-wicket hauls

Muthiah Muralidaran (Sri Lanka/Asia XI/ICC World XI)

Right arm offbreak

4

Curtly Ambrose (West Indies)

Right arm fast

3

Waqar Younis (Pakistan)

Right arm fast

3

Wasim Akram (Pakistan)

Left-arm fast

3

Mitchell Johnson (Australia)

Left arm fast

3

Hasan Ali (Pakistan)

Right arm medium fast

3

Mitchell Starc (Australia)

Left arm fast

3

 

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