Former Australia teammates David Warner and Mitchell Johnson are currently embroiled in a bitter controversy.
Former Australia teammates David Warner and Mitchell Johnson are presently bogged in a bitter contestation. Johnson wrote in his column that the selection of Warner for the Test series against Pakistan was because of the reason that he was retiring after the series and not because of his form. The former Australia leader also claimed that principal chooser George Bailey was too close to the players and that was affecting his selection process. Following the contestation, the two former teammates were going to come face- to- face during the first Test in Pakistan but it looks like that isn’t going to be presently.
Before, Johnson said that he’d be part of the Triple M commentary platoon for the Test series. still, the verified list of observers released by the company on Tuesday didn’t include his name. It had names of legends like Merv Hughes, Wasim Akram, and Mark Taylor.
Two days after he attacked former teammate and current Australia nature David Warner, former leader Mitchell Johnson revealed the reason behind his diatribe.
Johnson, who lashed out at the Aussie nature, while also reigniting the ball- tampering contestation, claimed that Warner does not earn a” idol’s salutation” pertaining to the Pakistan series being his last.
The 42- time-old had also taken shots at Australia principal chooser Geroge Bailey for persisting with Warner despite his poor jaunts lately.
Johnson revealed that Warner texted him before this time after he wrote a column on the southpaw’s woman, Candice, defending her hubby’s place in the platoon.
While he didn’t discover much into the details of Warner’s” relatively particular” textbook communication, Johnson admitted that it was one of reasons, along with the ball- tampering reproach, behind his column of the West Australian.
“I got a communication from Dave, which was relatively particular. I tried to ring to try and talk to him about it, which I have always been open to. I know I have been open to the guys when I finished playing. I said if I am in the media and writing effects or saying effects that you do not like, just come and speak to me,” the former Australia leader said on The Mitchell Johnson Cricket Show.
“It was no way a particular thing also until this point. This is presumably what drove me to write the composition as well, part of it. It was surely a factor. Some of the stuff that was said in that, I will not say it. I suppose that is over to Dave to say it if he wants to talk about it. There was some stuff in there that was extremely disappointing, what he said, and enough bad to be honest,” he added. Know More Latest Cricket News…