Australian speed star Mitchell Johnson, 34, has announced his retirement from international cricket. He will bowl the last spell of his career today the fifth and final day of the Commonwealth Bank three match series between Australia and New Zealand.

His family was present at the ground along with his childhood coach Sam Halvorsen was also present. New Zealand have given Johnson guard of honour when he was coming to bat for the last time in his career. Johnson scored 29 off 45 balls. His innings was ended by Tim Southee. W.A.C.A spectators gave Johnson standing ovation. Johnson’s fast and furious bowling was scary to many batsmen around the world. Johnson has broken former South Africa captain Graeme Smith’s hand couple of time. 

Johnson got only 5 wickets in two matches. His first innings bowling figure is 1 wicket 157 runs in 28 overs. Johnson said he was considering retirement after the Ashes series defeat in England this year. 

Johnson is the third highest Test wicket-taker for Australia. He has taken 311 wickets in 73 Tests. He also took 239 ODI and 38 Tests wicket.

Johnson’s retirement news has taken the twitter by surprise. Many have woke up in the morning and can’t trust their own eyes. 

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