‘Starc a different kind of animal with ball in hand’
South African great Allan Donald, who has been roped in as Australia’s new interim bowling coach, says he sees a “different kind of animal” in speedster Mitchell Starc.
“I’ve worked with Mitch over here at (Indian Premier League franchise, Royal Challengers Bangalore) RCB and I always judge people on how they lead with the ball,” Donald was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au on Friday.
“He’s a very highly skilled individual and he showed that in the (2015) World Cup. He’s just a different animal with the ball in his hand.”
“New ball or old ball he’s ferocious and bowls 150 clicks with the new ball. And we’ve seen what he’s done over here with RCB in the Twenty20s when he bowls at the death he’s hard to stop.”
Donald is also relishing the challenge of coaching the Australian side which has the likes of Josh Hazelwood and James Pattinson in it.