Cricket: Australia's Starc Bags 100 Test Wickets

Cricket: Australia's Starc bags 100 Test wickets

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 4th Augst,2016) - Australia's pace spearhead Mitchell Starc on Thursday bagged his 100th Test wicket during his team's second match against Sri Lanka in Galle. Starc dismissed the in-form Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis, to the reach the milestone in the second session of the opening day's play.

The left-arm pacer, who also snared opener Dimuth Karunaratne with the first ball of the match, is the 37th Australian bowler to reach a century of Test wickets. The 26-year-old speedster from New South Wales, who is playing in his 27th Test, made his debut against New Zealand in 2011.

He has also taken 98 wickets in 51 one-day internationals.