Mitchell Johnson makes his mark by sledging England

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Australia’s hot-headed fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has resorted to good old- fashioned Ashes sledging in an attempt to drag his side back into the series. Johnson is not just Australia’s tattooed man, he has also upped his reputation as England’s marked man after launching another volley of abuse against the fast bowler Jimmy Anderson and captain Andrew Strauss on the opening day of this Test.

As Ashes confrontations go, it was exceedingly tame stuff, but it will have gone some way to satisfying the former Australia fast bowler Rodney Hogg, who called ahead of the Waca Test for a barrage of bouncers and for Australia to sledge England “at every opportunity”.

Full story: The Guardian

 

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