Mitchell Starc became the fastest bowler to take 100 wickets © Getty Images

Australia star bowler Mitchell Starc became the fastest cricketer to reach 100 wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODIs), achieving the milestone in his 52nd match. He broke Saqlain Mushtaq’s 19-year-old record and said it is something he will ‘sit back and reflect later’. All in all, Starc has picked up 101 wickets at 19.52, with an impressive economy of 4.78, including six four-fors and five five-fors. In the first ODI against Sri Lanka, Starc scalped three wickets, conceding only 32 runs in his 10-over quota. Eventually, Australia edged past Sri Lanka by 3 wickets, with 19 balls remaining. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st ODI at Colombo (RPS)

“I guess it’s [being the fastest to 100 ODI wickets] something I could sit back and reflect on later on. Quite frankly I’m glad it’s finished now, I don’t have to hear about it or talk about it anymore. I was just glad I could contribute to a win tonight. I guess it was a scrappy game, and once the series is finished or later down the track I could reflect on,” the 26-year-old pacer told ESPNcricinfoAlso read: Steven Smith, James Faulkner guide Australia to 3-wicket win against Sri Lanka in 1st ODI

Starc also showered heaps of praise on former South African pacer and current Australia bowling coach Allan Donald. “I have enjoyed working with AD through this tour. Obviously worked with AD in the IPL [with Royal Challengers Bangalore] in the last couple of years and hopefully will in the years to come. Through this tour, he has been fantastic for us, his knowledge of playing in Sri Lanka, talking about reverse swing, it has been fantastic,” he added.