Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

Question: Recently cricketer Mitchell Johnson retired from International cricket, he played for-

(a) New Zealand
(b) England
(c) Australia
(d) South Africa

Ans (c)

Related facts:

  • On November 17, 2015 34 year old Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket.
  • He is Australia’s fourth-highest Test wicket-taker after Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, and Dennis Lillee.
  • He took 313 wickets in 140 innings of 73 test matches, and also took 239 one-day wickets in 150 innings of 150 matches.
  • He made a total of 3016 runs with 2065 runs in Test and 951 runs in ODI matches.

Reference:

http://www.icc-cricket.com/news/2015/news/90603/mitchell-johnson-announces-retiremen

http://www.espncricinfo.com/australia/content/player/6033.html

http://www.bbc.com/sport/cricket/34840712

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