Mitchell Johnson’s retirement from International Format stuns Cricket World.

Mitchell Johnson’s retirement -One of the finest bowlers of the current Australian Cricket Team, Mitchell Guy Johnson announced sudden retirement from every formats of the International Cricket stuns cricket fans leaving with a question mark.

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A resemblance of Australian former batsman ‘David Boon’

Left arm fast bowler and batsman, Australia‘s leading pace attacker, robust and husky, Mitchell Johnson announced his retirement from Cricket. ‘Cricketer of the Year’ in 2009 & 2014, ‘Test Player of the Year’ in 2014, key player in 2015 ICC World Cup and one of the great allrounder of Australian team will play his last Test Match against New Zealand going on at the WACA ground.

Mitchell Johnson’s retirement

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Left Arm Fast Bowler-Mitchell Johnson ramping in The Ashes

A-1981-born Guy has been itching its way back in the Test Series against New Zealand and this may be one of the reasons behind the retirements. A part of the World Cup Winning Team (2007 & 2015), Mitchell has played 73 Test Matches and 153 ODIs taking 311 and 239 wickets respectively making him 4th in the position in Tests after Warne, Glenn McGrath and Lillee.

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Captain Brendon shakes hand with Johnson on his final Test Match of the Career.

Mitchell Johnson’s retirement

The latest pictures from the ‘Second Test’ between Australia and New Zealand, Mitchell received a standing ovation from the crowd and a dignitary honor from the black caps. mitchell johnson last test matchs

Mitchell Johnson’s retirement might be with the worst figures 1-157 of his career and most expensive by any Australian bowler in a Test at perth, Johnson made a call,

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Johnson will put an end of his entirely successful journey

“Now is the perfect time to say goodbye and I must say that I am lucky enough to experience a wonderful journey playing for Australia.”

Here is some facts and figure of the great bowler who ruled cricket fans’ heart and overruled every batsman on the crease. Mitchell Johnson’s retirement is one of the sad moments for the Australian Team.

Test debut: 8 November, 2007 vs. SL
Last Test:   17 November 2015 vs. NZ
ODI debut: 10 December 2005 vs. NZ
Last ODI:    29 March 2015 vs. NZ

Mitchell Johnson’s retirement is SAD:

Generally bowling at the speed of 150 kph, his fastest of 156.7 kph against England in The Ashes 2013 thrilled every batsman of the world. Playing for Kings XI Punjab in IPL and Western Warriors, he has showed some remarkable performance in his entire domestic, U-19, ODIs and Test Matches.

“The travel has eventually come to an end & here at the WACA, I feel it very special. I’ve given this important decision a lot of thought. Beyond this match, I’m just not certain that I can go on competing consistently at the best level required to wear the baggy green.”

Mitchell Johnson’s retirement: He is grateful to his family throughout this journey and he accentuate on saying “I couldn’t have achieved without my family’s support as they have certainly made sacrifices in unconditional situations.”

“I would surely love to thank the Australian fans, and all those around the world, who have supported me in my trucks and troughs. The encouragement and applauds I have received has been extremely dignified and playing in front of them is definitely something I will miss.

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