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Starc bags 100 Test wickets

2016-08-04 11:13
Mitchell Starc (Getty)

Galle - 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.

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