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Mitchell Johnson battles rib injury

Cricket Australia has withdrawn pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson from this week's start of the lucrative Champions League T20 in India because of a rib injury.

Mitchell Johnson chasing cricket grand slam

Mitchell Johnson  bowling against South Africa.

The Test spearhead is determined to enhance his reputation as the best fast bowler in the world by proving he can dominate in all conditions.

Mitchell Johnson breaks Ryan McLaren's arm

Ryan McLaren

Ben Horne It wasn't Jimmy Anderson, but Australian destroyer Mitchell Johnson has broken the arm of an opponent.

Mitchell Johnson delivers dire Ashes warning for England

No slowing down: Mitchell Johnson delivers another thunderbolt to South Africa in Harare.

Ben Horne Be warned England. Serving up more slow, dry wickets next Ashes series may not be enough to blunt the fearsome threat from Mitchell Johnson.

Zimbabwe cricketer sacked over Mitchell Johnson video

Zimbabwe's cricket team.

Sending around a video of Mitchell Johnson's bouncers, and implying Zimbabwe's batsmen might be in for a tough time against the quickest man in world cricket, has been deemed worthy of a fine and...

Mitchell Johnson baits 'predictable' South Africans

Mitchell Johnson:

Australia has accused South Africa of being unimaginative, setting the scene for another explosive clash between the bitter rivals in one-day tri-series final in Harare.

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Mitchell Johnson six smashes commentary box window in Zimbabwe

Johnson breaks window

Mitchell Johnson has enhanced his reputation as the most destructive player in world cricket - by smashing the window of the commentary box with a six.

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Zimbabwe's Tinashe Panyangara sacked for sharing Mitchell Johnson video with teammates

Strike bowler: Mitchell Johnson.

Ben Horne Mitchell Johnson's path of inadvertent destruction has continued in Harare with a Zimbabwean cricketer sacked - apparently for posting a video of the Australian bowling fast.

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Mitchell Johnson still has Dennis Lillee in his corner

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson will continue to turn to Dennis Lillee for technical support and spiritual reassurance as he strives to tick off two major career goals - next year’s World Cup and the Ashes...

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Mitchell Johnson aims to sizzle on England's green fields

Awesome: Mitchell Johnson in full flight.

Chloe Saltau He might have found a new contentment that comes from being at his peak on the field and at peace off it, but something still burns inside Mitchell Johnson.

Test bowler Mitchell Johnson goes from scapegoat to superstar

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Brendan McArdle Was Mitch Johnson unfairly blamed for team failure by not being used properly?

Ashes cricket: Wind and tempers rise as Mitchell Johnson and Kevin Pietersen face off

Chris Barrett A wandering toddler has led to tempers rising, along with the wind, in a twisting and turning Boxing Day Test.

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Ashes 2013: Mitchell Johnson closes on bowling greats for damage done to old enemy

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Chris Barrett Mitchell Johnson is threatening to cap his exhilarating international comeback by joining one of the Ashes' most exclusive clubs.

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Mitchell Johnson makes no apologies for his run-in with Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen and Mitchell Johnson have a chat after Pitersen backed away from one of Johnson's deliveries.

Chris Barrett Paceman stands by his angry reaction to England batsman on third day.

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Ashes: Mitchell Johnson warns England to stop backing away

England's Kevin Pietersen  and Australia's Mitchell Johnson

Tearaway quick Mitchell Johnson has accused England of deliberately backing away from fast bowlers as a tactic to unsettle Australia's pacemen.

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Ashes: Mitchell Johnson doesn't plan to change a thing in 2014

Happy man: Mitchell Johnson has taken 31 wickets in the Ashes series so far.

Chris Barrett Mitchell Johnson doesn't deal in New Year's resolutions.

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Ashes 2014: No new year's resolutions for Mitchell Johnson, well maybe just one

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Chris Barrett Mitchell Johnson doesn't deal in new year's resolutions. And when you've been travelling as well as the reborn Australian fast bowler over the past few months, why bother changing a thing?

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Ashes: Only Malcolm Marshall bowled better than Mitchell Johnson

Scyld Berry Of outright fast bowlers - those who electrify crowds and paralyse batsmen, especially tailenders - only the late Malcolm Marshall has bowled better than Mitchell Johnson throughout a full-length...

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Michael Clarke hails the renaissance of Mitchell Johnson

It's all good: Mitchell Johnson joins in the fun with fans at the SCG.

Andrew Wu Only seven men have collected more than the 37 wickets Johnson snared this summer.

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Mitchell Johnson would have broken my Ashes record, says Rodney Hogg

Alastair Cook bowled out for 7 runs by Mitchell Johnson in the 
Second innings Australia batting on Day two, Australia vs England in the fifth test ashes series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Chris Barrett Mitchell Johnson would have sailed past the Australian mark for wickets in a home Ashes series if he had another Test up his sleeve, admits the record-holder Rodney Hogg.