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Mitchell Johnson retires from International cricket

Australian Pace Bowler Mitchell Johnson has announced his retirement from international cricket at the end of the current test match against New Zealand. Mitchell Johnson is the fourth hightest wicket taker for Australia. Mitchell will retire at the conclusion of the second Test being played between Australia and New Zealand in Perth.
In a career spanning a decade, Johnson bagged 587 wickets since his debut for Australia against New Zealand at Christchurch in December 2005. A two-time World Cup Winner, Johnson was named the 2009 and 2014 International Cricket Council Player of the Year. Johnson has played 73 Tests, claiming 311 wickets for Australia, behind only Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Dennis Lillee. He was the key figure in Australia's 5-0 Ashes sweep in 2013-14, claiming a staggering 37 wickets across the five Tests and leaving an indelible mark with his pace and intimidation.