Mitchell Starc hits contract jackpot

Apr 04, 2013, 08:51 IST | AFP

Cricket Australia yesterday unveiled a list of 20 contracted players for the new season amid reports that star bowler Mitchell Starc is celebrating a million dollar pay-day

With the retirements of former skipper Ricky Ponting and stalwart Mike Hussey, funds were freed up for a changing of the guard in the lucrative 2013-14 roster.


Mitchell Starc

Sydney’s Daily Telegraph said Starc was the big winner when the National Selection Panel (NSP) made its pick.

The 23-year-old left-armer broke onto the scale last season with a base deal reportedly worth Aus$230,000 (US$240,000) a year.  

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