Mitchell Johnson Announces Retirement From International Cricket At WACA

Mitchell Johnson Announces Retirement from International Cricket at WACA : The Australian Speedster Fast Bowler Mitchell Johnson Announces his Retirement from International Cricket. The 34 Year old Fast Bowler is Currently Playing in The Second Test against New Zealand and Wants to end his Career after the 2nd Test in WACA. He Is Going to Retire From Cricket as a Fourth Highest Test Wicket Taker From Australia Current Tally. Johnson Have 311 Wickets in 73 Test matches. Johnson is One of the Deadliest Fast Bowler of The World. He Terrorised the Batsman with his Aggression and Fast bowling, for That He Received the Allan Border Medal in 2014 as Australia’s most brilliant cricketer. He also Named as ICC Test Player of The Year and ICC Player of The Year in 2009.

Mitchell Johnson Announces Retirement from International Cricket at WACA

Mitchell Johnson Career Stats Wickets

Mitchell Johnson
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Personal information
Full name Mitchell Guy Johnson
Born 2 November 1981 (age 34)
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Nickname Midge, Notch
Height 189 cm (6 ft 2 12 in)[1]
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Left-arm fast
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
  • Australia
Test debut(cap 398) 8 November 2007 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 17 November 2015 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 156) 10 December 2005 v New Zealand
Last ODI 29 March 2015 v New Zealand
ODI shirt no. 25
Domestic team information
Years Team
2001–2008 Queensland
2008–present Western Australia
2012–2013 Mumbai Indians
2014–present Kings XI Punjab
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 73 153 106 173
Runs scored 2,036 951 2,910 1071
Batting average 22.35 16.12 23.09 16.47
100s/50s 1/11 0/2 2/14 0/2
Top score 123* 73* 123* 73*
Balls bowled 15,409 7,066 21,755 8,696
Wickets 311 239 425 259
Bowling average 28.1 25.3 28.60 26.88
5 wickets in innings 12 3 17 3
10 wickets in match 3 n/a 4 n/a
Best bowling 8/61 6/31 8/61 6/31
Catches/stumpings 25/– 31/– 34/– 35/-
Source: ESPN Cricinfo, 5 January 2015

Mitchel Johnson Retirement Speech

Mitchell Johnson Said That “I feel now is the best time to say goodbye,” he said. “I have been lucky to have a wonderful career and enjoyed every moment playing for my country.”. Johnson Received Guard of Honour from the New Zealand Team and a Standing Ovation From The Cricket Crowd at WACA. He Also Said That “It’s been an incredible ride,” Johnson said. “But the ride has to come to an end at some point and to do so here at the WACA is very special.

“I’ve given the decision a lot of thought. Beyond this match, I’m just not sure that I can continue competing consistently at the level required to wear the Baggy Green.”