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Mitchell Johnson

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Full Name: Mitchell Guy Johnson
Born: November 2 1981 , Townsville, Queensland
Country: Australia
Other teams: Australia A, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Queensland, Western Australia
Test debut: Australia v Sri Lanka, Brisbane, Nov 8-12 2007
ODI debut: New Zealand v Australia, Christchurch, Dec 10 2005
T20 debut: Australia v Zimbabwe, Cape Town, Sept 12 2007
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Left-arm fast


Johnson has overcome chronic inconsistency to become one of the world’s best fast bowlers. The left-armer’s struggles were at their worst in the 2009 Ashes but, in stark contrast, he blew England away during the 2013/14 rubber. On his game, Johnson mixes a dangerous cocktail of pace and bounce that can make him unplayable. Johnson, who made his Test debut in 2007, has suffered from more than his fair share of injuries, including a pesky toe problem in 2011. He put those troubles behind him and, after being left out of the 2013 Ashes, he was player of the series in the return bout Down ...

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