Mitchell was the Player of the Tournament in the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015. He captured 22 wickets at the amazing average of 10.18, strike rate of 17.4 and economy rate of 3.5. His campaign was one of the best bowling performances ever by an International player and he ended the tournament ranked as the #1 ODI bowler in the world for the first time in his career.
Mitch also was leading wicket-taker for Australia at the Ashes Series in England, 2015.
2015: Number 1 ODI Bowler in the World