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Mitchell Johnson aims to intimidate England in ODIs

Brisbane, Australia: Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has warned England he can be as intimidating with a white ball as a red one as he prepares to return to the Australian team for Friday's second one-day
India TV News Desk January 15, 2014 11:27 IST
India TV News Desk
Brisbane, Australia: Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has warned England he can be as intimidating with a white ball as a red one as he prepares to return to the Australian team for Friday's second one-day international at the Gabba.
 

 
Johnson claimed 37 wickets as Australia won the Ashes test series 5-0, playing a larger part than any other player in allowing Australia to unsettle, then dominate the England team.
   
His return to the Australian one-day side will add to the pressure England finds itself under after their test whitewash and their loss in the opening match of the four-match one-day series.
   
"Definitely, I think I proved that in the last one-day series in India and England, you can still use the short-pitched ball and be aggressive," Johnson said.
   
"I really enjoy bowling with the white ball, it swings a bit more and I think you can still be as intimidating with the white ball. That doesn't change a thing for me."
   
Johnson's returns looms as another challenge for England's out-of-form captain Alastair Cook. Cook's dry summer in Australia continued when he was dismissed off the second ball in a 50-overs tour match against the Prime Minister's XI on Tuesday after being out third ball in the first one-day international.