The great Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee identified him as “Once-in-nine-lives prospect” when he was only 17 years old. Mitchell Johnson is Australian fast bowler who is known for his nasty bouncers, swing and deadly pace. The left-handed fast bowler was awarded by International Cricket Council’s 2009 “Cricketer of the Year” award and also won Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.
In Ashes Test series on 2013 he surprised everyone with his devastating bowling. During the Test series he consistently bowled around 150 km/h and picked up 37 wickets in five Test Matches. English Batsmen not only failed to save their wickets but also failed to save their bodies from his fast deliveries. Johnson also bowled the fastest delivery of his career in that series being 156.7 km/h.
Mitchell Guy Johnson was born on 2 November 1981 in Townsville Queensland Australian. At an early age he joined the Australian Cricket Academy in Adelaide. He represented the Australian U19 team and came into lime light due to his sling action and capability to bowl in excess of 150 km/h. Johnson made his Test Cricket debut on 8 November 2007 and ODI debut in 2005.
Overall Mitchell Johnson is one of the most prolific and fearsome left-handed fast bowler of modern era.
Mitchell Johnson Profile
- Full Name: Mitchell Guy Johnson
- Date of Birth: 2 November 1981
- Place of Birth: Townsville Australia
- Nick Name: Notch, Midge, Chomps
- Height: 6.2 feet
- Bowling Style: Left-arm fast
- Batting Style: left-handed
- Role: Bowler
- Test Debut: 8 November 2007
- ODI Debut: 10 December 2005
Mitchell Johnson Wallpapers
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