Ineffective Mitchell Johnson facing sack

Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson faces an uncertain future after a terrible Test in which he failed to claim a wicket, scored a duck and dropped a catch. Picture: Gregg Porteous Source: The Australian

A CLOUD hangs over Mitchell Johnson‘s immediate career after a suddenly desperate Australia added Doug Bollinger and Ryan Harris to the Test squad.

The pace duo, despite fitness concerns, were included in an expanded squad for the second Test in Adelaide, beginning on Friday.

Overlooked for the first Test because he was underdone, Bollinger will be dragged out of a Sheffield Shield match in Perth today and sent to Adelaide as Australia attempts to revive its Ashes hopes following a depressing draw in Brisbane yesterday.

Full story: The Australian

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