Mitchell Starc's brother wins Commonwealth gold
Brandon Starc feels he may have taken a step out of his brother Mitchell's shadow by winning gold at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.
Australia fast bowler Mitchell was ruled out of the Indian Premier League due to a stress fracture of his right leg, but his younger sibling was able to put his best foot forward on the Gold Coast.
Brandon produced a personal best in the high jump final, clearing 2.32 metres to take the title for the host nation.
Asked if he had emerged from his brother's shadow, a laughing Brandon told Channel Seven: "I don't know, It's a big shadow to come out of, maybe a bit more than what it was.
"It was surreal really. Just incredible, I have no words."
Mitchell tweeted a clip of the winning jump and posted: "Get in there boy! Gold medal at the Com games! Bloody awesome @Brandonstarc93 super proud young fella."