Australian Mitchell Johnson, the best Cricket Player Birthday date is Monday, November 2, 1981.
Who is Mitchell Guy Johnson?
Mitchell Guy Johnson (born 2 November 1981) is an Australian former cricketer who played in all forms of the sport until his retirement from international cricket in 2015. He is a left-handed speed bowler as well as a left-handed batsman. He made his debut in the Test match for Australia in the month of November 2007. Johnson is believed to be one of the top speed bowlers from his time.
Johnson was presented with the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year) in 2009. After experiencing a decline in his performance, which led to his exclusion from the national team in the early part of 2013 he was extremely effective in his return with the Australian Test team in the 2013-14 Ashes series in Australia where Johnson dominated England’s batting. He was able to establish his spot in the Australian team in the subsequent test series with South Africa and was rewarded with his second Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy as well as his the first ICC Test Player of the Year accolade in 2014. He was a crucial player in the semi-finals and finals during the 2014 World Cup, which ultimately resulted with Australia being the winners of the World Cup for the fifth time in a row.
Johnson has retired from all types that of cricket played internationally in the month of November He had played for Australia in more than 256 matches. Johnson was the only Australian player to wear an official Test cap number that was in the 300s. In terms of the time frame, Johnson is also the fastest bowler in the world to achieve 150 wickets in Test cricket, and did it in just 2 months and 139 days.
In August of 2018, Johnson announced his retirement from any form of cricket. He is currently a commentary on JLT Cup and Big Bash League on Fox Cricket. JLT Cup and Big Bash League on Fox Cricket.
Here is a glimpse of Mitchell Johnson’s achievements:-
- Recipient of “ICC Cricketer of the Year” award in 2009 and 2014
- Johnson is the only Australian bowler to score most runs (26) in an over in a Test match.
- In the history of Test cricket, he is the third amongst the left-arm fast bowlers to take the highest number of wickets.
- He is the second Australian player to take more than 300 wickets and to score more than 2000 runs in the history of Test cricket
- Johnson is the fourth Australian cricketer to take most international wickets (590) next to Shane Warne (1001), Glenn McGrath (949) and Brett Lee (718).