Australian team cheers for Mitchell Starc's brother Brandon at the Tokyo Olympics, Cricket Australia uploads video

Brandon Starc missed his well-deserved gold medal in the Tokoyo Olympics by few points in the high jump category.

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Brandon Starc and Australian Cricket Team
Brandon Starc and Australian Cricket Team. (Photo Source: Getty Images and Twitter)

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 has reached its peak with all the countries jostling to bag the top honors across several sports. Brandon Starc from Australia too was one of the contenders to bag a gold in the Olympic high jump final. Starc is the younger brother of Mitchell Starc and had also played a bit of cricket with his brother in Australia. But it was eventually into high jumping that Brandon found his true calling and pursued it at the top level.

While Starc junior was battling it out in the middle in Tokyo, his elder brother, who is currently in Bangladesh for a limited-overs series, cheered him along from Dhaka. The fast bowler can be seen with teammates while halting a training session to cheer for junior brother.

In a video posted by cricketcomau, the left-arm pacer is seen with a rugby ball in hand and is keenly watching the proceedings along with his teammates, who were seen constantly egging on Starc and his brother, who gave his all in the high jump to win the gold for his country. Brandon got his jumps to perfection in the initial phases, which made Mitchell and his fellow Australian players believed in him bagging the coveted Gold medal.

But just when few moments were left in the high jump final, Brandon missed the mark of 239 points and could not get the gold. Just when the final few moments of the match were remaining, head coach of the Australian cricket team Justin Langer was seen rushing around and saw Starc junior giving his all.

When Brandon missed the mark, Langer patted Mitchell on his back and rushed along for the training. It was so close yet so far for Brandon, who missed his well-deserved gold medal just by few points.

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