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Mitchell Johnson

Born: November 2, 1981 (age 37)

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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