Cricket Australia sacks Mitchell Johnson over his explosive column on David Warner

Cricket Australia has finally sacked Mitchell Johnson from the commentary duties after his explosive column on David Warner created controversy ahead of the first Test between Australia and Pakistan in Perth.

Although Warner scored a well compiled 164 in the first innings, Johnson continued to target the veteran, saying he didn’t to anything extraordinary and it was his job to score runs.

Johnson was present as a commentator during the contest. The apex body of the Australian cricket decided to end Mitchell participation in the series.

Meanwhile, the host nation won the game by 360 runs to take a 1-0 lead with two more Tests to go at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Sydney Cricket Ground.

Coming back to Warner-Johnson’s saga, the problem started when the legendary pacer questioned David’s place in the Ashes squad. Warner’s wife Candice hit back at Mitchell, which led to the start of never ending problematic bond.

Johnson took things to another level when he reminded the left-handed batter about his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and how his arrogance ruined Australia’s image.

Warner reacted calmly after scoring his latest ton, saying he needs run to silence the critics.

Cricket Australia has removed Mitchell Johnson from his commentary duties following his controversial column on David Warner before the first Test between Australia and Pakistan. Johnson had criticized Warner’s performance despite his score of 164 in the first innings. Despite being present as a commentator during the match, Johnson’s participation in the series has been terminated by the Australian cricket governing body. In the meantime, Australia won the game by 360 runs and took a 1-0 lead in the series. The disagreement between Warner and Johnson started when Johnson questioned Warner’s place in the Ashes squad, leading to a series of heated exchanges involving Warner’s wife Candice. Johnson further escalated the situation by reminding Warner of his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. Warner responded calmly, stating that he needs to score runs to silence the critics.

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