Mitchell Johnson

Born: November 2, 1981 (age 35)

Height: 6'2" (189cm)

Hometown: Townsville, Australia
Nationality: Australia Australian

Role: Bowler

Batting Style: Left-handed
Bowling Style: Left-arm fast
Mitchell Johnson poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Career History
InternationalNational SideAustralia (2005-)
Test DebutNov 8, 2007 vs. Sri Lanka
ODI DebutDec 10, 2005 vs. New Zealand
Sports Mole has 334 articles about Mitchell Johnson. Articles 1 to 40:
Moeen Ali reacts after being hit on the head during day one of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan on August 11, 2016
Moeen Ali "wasn't fazed" by ball to head
Moeen Ali insists that he "wasn't fazed" after being hit on the head during the final Test between England and Pakistan.
Aug 12, 07:40
Australia's Steve Smith in action on day one of the Third Test on July 29, 2015
Australia batsman Steve Smith named ICC Cricketer of the Year
Australia captain Steve Smith wins both the ICC Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year awards.
Dec 23, 11:16
Mitchell Johnson leaves the field after playing his final Test for Australia on November 17, 2015
Recently-retired Australia bowler Mitchell Johnson: 'I've lost the hunger'
Australia bowler Mitchell Johnson admits that he retired from international cricket because he "lost the hunger".
Nov 17, 16:27
Australia cricketer Mitchell Johnson celebrates with team-mates after taking a wicket of South Africa's Alviro Petersen, during the 4th day of the first test match on February 15, 2014
Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson retires: Twitter tributes
Sports Mole takes a look at some of the Twitter reaction to the news of Mitchell Johnson's retirement from all forms of international cricket.
Nov 17, 15:57
Mitchell Johnson leaves the field after playing his final Test for Australia on November 17, 2015
Mitchell Johnson: Top five bowling spells
Following his retirement, Sports Mole looks back on five of Mitchell Johnson's most impressive bowling spells at international level.
Nov 17, 13:09
Mitchell Johnson leaves the field after playing his final Test for Australia on November 17, 2015
Result: Mitchell Johnson's final Test for Australia ends in draw with New Zealand
Mitchell Johnson ends his Australia career as the team draw the second Test against New Zealand in Perth.
Nov 17, 10:00
Mitchell Johnson poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Australia's Mitchell Johnson confirms retirement from international cricket
Australia bowler Mitchell Johnson announces that he will retire from all international cricket at the end of the Baggy Greens' second Test against New Zealand.
Nov 17, 01:40
Mitchell Johnson poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Report: Australia's Mitchell Johnson to retire from Test cricket
Reports suggest that Australia bowler Mitchell Johnson will retire from Test cricket at the end of his side's second Test against New Zealand in Perth.
Nov 17, 00:58
Kane Williamson of New Zealand bats during day one of the First Test match between New Zealand and India at Eden Park on February 6, 2014
Australia remain in control despite New Zealand fightback
New Zealand put in an improved performance on day two of the second Test against Australia to bring themselves back into the match in Perth.
Nov 14, 10:06
Mitchell Johnson poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson: 'I think about retiring most days'
Australia bowler Mitchell Johnson admits that he regularly thinks about retiring from cricket.
Nov 11, 08:20
Australia bowler Mitchell Starc celebrates his five wicket haul with Nathan Lyon during day two of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 9, 2015
Result: Australia claim first Test with 208-run win over New Zealand in Brisbane
Australia beat New Zealand by 208 runs, taking seven wickets on the final day of the first Test in Brisbane.
Nov 9, 07:20
New Zealands Kane Williamson acknowledges the crowd as he reaches his century on the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 23, 2015
New Zealand defy Australia charge on day four of first Test at Brisbane
New Zealand produce a resilient display on day four of the first Test against Australia to take the match into a fifth day after losing just three second-innings wickets.
Nov 8, 07:56
Australia's David Warner in action during day two of the First Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
David Warner, Joe Burns put Australia in complete control of first Test
Joe Burns and David Warner score second-innings centuries to give Australia a 503-run lead over New Zealand after day three of the first Test at Brisbane.
Nov 7, 08:44
Mitchell Starc celebrates dismissing Joe Root on the second day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
New Zealand trail Australia by 399 runs after losing late wickets
Australia's Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Johnson take late wickets to leave New Zealand on 157-5, trailing by 399 runs at stumps on day two of the first Test in Brisbane.
Nov 6, 07:33
Australia cricketer Mitchell Johnson celebrates with team-mates after taking a wicket of South Africa's Alviro Petersen, during the 4th day of the first test match on February 15, 2014
Mitchell Johnson, Josh Hazlewood to miss Bangladesh Tests?
Cricket Australia is reportedly going to give fast-bowlers Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood a break during the upcoming Test series against Bangladesh.
Sep 2, 14:23
Mitchell Starc celebrates with Australia teammates on the way to defeating Scotland in the World Cup on March 14, 2015
Steve Smith excited to lead Australia in "new era"
Steve Smith admits that it will be the start of a "new era" when Australia take on Ireland in a one-day international on Thursday.
Aug 27, 04:59
Mitchell Marsh poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
England facing battle to avoid innings defeat
England reach tea on day three of the fifth Ashes Test on 123-3, still 209 runs behind Australia.
Aug 22, 15:43
Peter Siddle of Australia celebrates after taking the wicket of Adam Lyth of England during day three of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at The Kia Oval on August 22, 2015
Live Commentary: The Ashes - Fifth Test, Day Three - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of day three of the fifth Test between England and Australia at The Oval.
Aug 22, 10:30
Mitchell Starc celebrates dismissing Joe Root on the second day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
Batting collapse puts England in deep trouble after day two
A batting collapse puts England in deep trouble on day two of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 21, 18:37
Steven Smith celebrates his century on day one of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
Australia frustrate England on day two
An unbeaten century from Steven Smith helps Australia frustrate England at lunch on day two of the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 21, 13:03
Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of Chris Rogers on day two of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
England on verge of Ashes triumph
England move to within three wickets of reclaiming The Ashes at the close of play on day two of the fourth Test at Trent Bridge.
Aug 7, 18:31
Moeen Ali in action for England on day two of the first Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
England in firm control on day two at Trent Bridge
England move 317 runs ahead of Australia at lunch on day two of the fourth Ashes Test.
Aug 7, 13:06
Stuart Broad celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Johnson on the first day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 6, 2015
Eight-wicket Stuart Broad dismantles Australia
A Stuart Broad-inspired England bowl out Australia for just 60 runs before lunch in the fourth Ashes Test.
Aug 6, 12:43
Stuart Broad holds his ball proudly after claiming the wicket of Michael Clarke on the first day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 6, 2015
Live Commentary: The Ashes - Fourth Test, Day One - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the first day of the fourth Ashes Test between England and Australia at Trent Bridge.
Aug 6, 10:30
Australia cricketer Mitchell Johnson celebrates with team-mates after taking a wicket of South Africa's Alviro Petersen, during the 4th day of the first test match on February 15, 2014
Mitchell Johnson: 'Australia must win at Trent Bridge'
Australia must win the fourth Test against England at Trent Bridge if they are going to retain The Ashes, says Mitchell Johnson.
Aug 4, 21:58
Australia's David Warner in action during day two of the First Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
Australia batsman David Warner admits to Edgbaston struggles
David Warner admits that the atmosphere generated by supporters at Edgbaston has ensured that Australia's players "feel that little bit of pressure" when they step up.
Jul 31, 09:14
Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates a wicket during day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
Mitchell Johnson "very proud" to have taken 300th Test wicket
Mitchell Johnson admits that he is "very proud" to have taken his 300th Test match wicket against England at Edgbaston.
Jul 31, 03:28
England players celebrate after David Warner is dismissed on day one of the Third Test of The Ashes on July 29, 2015
Mitchell Johnson still senses victory in third Ashes Test
Australia can still win the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston despite a slender lead ahead of England's second innings, says Mitchell Johnson.
Jul 31, 03:19
Steven Finn celebrates dismissing Steve Smith on day one of the Third Test of The Ashes on July 29, 2015
Steven Finn stars as England hurt Australia
Steven Finn tips the third Ashes Test in England's favour with a devastating bowling display on day two at Edgbaston.
Jul 30, 19:07
Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates a wicket during day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
England edge ahead of Australia at lunch on day two at Edgbaston
England open up a 85-run lead over Australia at lunch on day two of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Jul 30, 13:03
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
James Anderson tears through Australian batsmen
James Anderson claims a five-for as England dismantle the Australian batting unit during the afternoon session on day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Jul 29, 15:50
Australia cricketer Mitchell Johnson celebrates with team-mates after taking a wicket of South Africa's Alviro Petersen, during the 4th day of the first test match on February 15, 2014
Jason Gillespie praises "blossomed" career of Mitchell Johnson
Australia bowler Mitchell Johnson is at "the peak of his powers", according to Jason Gillespie.
Jul 28, 22:21
Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates a wicket during day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
Glenn McGrath praises Australia attack ahead of third Test
Glenn McGrath thinks that Australia have a "very good blend" in their bowling attack.
Jul 28, 20:10
Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates a wicket during day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
Kevin Pietersen: 'England must embrace Mitchell Johnson challenge'
Kevin Pietersen claims that England's batsmen should be looking forward to the challenge of facing Mitchell Johnson in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Jul 28, 11:28
Mitchell Starc of Australia celebrates after taking the wicket of Alastair Cook of England during day three of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 10, 2015
Mitchell Starc: 'Australia will attack England with short balls at Edgbaston'
England will be tested with more short bowling in the third Ashes Test, says Australia's Mitchell Starc.
Jul 28, 03:41
Moeen Ali in action for England on day two of the first Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
Moeen Ali: 'I'm not worried about facing Mitchell Johnson'
England all-rounder Moeen Ali insists that he enjoys taking on Mitchell Johnson after being targeted with the short ball in the second Ashes Test.
Jul 23, 05:59
Mitchell Johnson poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Australia cricketers visit British troops at Help for Heroes charity
Australia cricketers Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood join Ryan Harris on a visit to meet British troops at a Help for Heroes charity in Surrey.
Jul 22, 12:56
Jonny Bairstow bats for England against Australia at Lord's on July 18, 2013.
Alec Stewart: 'Jonny Bairstow deserves his chance'
Former England batsman Alec Stewart feels that Jonny Bairstow's displays in county cricket were too hard for the England selectors to ignore ahead of the third Test.
Jul 22, 04:52
England's Andrew Flintoff celebrates after bowling Australia's Peter Siddle (not pictured) and gets five wickets on his final Ashes match at Lords during the Australian second Innings on the final day of the second Ashes Test match at Lord's cricket groun
On this day: Retiring Andrew Flintoff skittles out Australians at Lord's
Six years ago today, a retiring Andrew Flintoff claimed a five-for as England beat Australia at Lord's for the first time in 75 years.
Jul 20, 08:00
Australia's Mitchell Marsh (L) celebrates bowling out Englands Captain Alastair Cook (down) on the third day of the second Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia at Lord's cricket ground in London, on July 18, 2015
Result: Aussies level up series as England collapse
Australia bowl out England for 103 in just 37 overs to win the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
Jul 19, 16:43



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