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Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017, final, Hyderabad

Four overs, three bowlers, one pulsating finish

May 22, 2017: With Rising Pune Supergiant needing only 33 from the last four overs, that too with eight wickets in hand, it took a special performance from Mumbai Indians' end-overs bowlers to steal a one-run win

Arun Venugopal in Hyderabad

Pandya, Johnson guide Mumbai to third title

May 22, 2017: Krunal Pandya finished the tournament with 243 runs and 10 wickets

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Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017, final, Hyderabad

Collective might was Mumbai's winning formula - Rohit

May 21, 2017: Unlike the team's 2013 and 2015 IPL title runs, in 2017 Mumbai did not rely on individual brilliance to carry them to the championship, a point of pride for Rohit Sharma

Arun Venugopal in Hyderabad

Scorchers v Sixers, BBL 2016-17 final, Perth

Johnson, Klinger star as Scorchers clinch third title

Jan 28, 2017: The Perth Scorchers bid the WACA ground farewell with their third Big Bash League title in four years and a vintage performance straight from their tried-and-tested copybook

The Report by Will Macpherson at the WACA

Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers, BBL 2016-17 final

How Scorchers plotted the Sixers' downfall

Jan 28, 2017: Mitchell Johnson's early burst, Jhye Richardson's middle spell and Michael Klinger's beligerence helped Perth Scorchers cruise to their third BBL title

Will Macpherson in Perth

Big Bash League 2016-17 review

The team of the tournament

Jan 27, 2017: ESPNcricinfo's best XI of the 2016-17 BBL includes the league's biggest draw, a mellowed yet effective fast bowler, and a captain who had fans flocking to the Gabba

Will Macpherson

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, BBL 2016-17, 1st semi-final, Perth

Stress-free Johnson routs the Stars

Jan 24, 2017: Mitchell Johnson has mellowed and is unmoustachioed these days, but the menace remains. That much was clear at the Waca as he blasted Perth Scorchers into their fifth BBL final in the competition's six seasons

Will Macpherson in Perth

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, BBL 2016-17, 1st semi-final, Perth

Johnson's 3 for 3 gives Scorchers home final

Jan 24, 2017: Mitchell Johnson's 3 for 3 - the most economical four-over spell in the Big Bash League - led Perth Scorchers to their fifth final in six seasons

The Report by Will Macpherson in Perth

Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers, BBL 2016-17, Hobart

Scorchers thump Hurricanes to secure home semi-final

Jan 21, 2017: Perth Scorchers, led by Shaun Marsh's fifty, aced a chase of 135 in 13.5 overs to secure a home semi-final at the WACA, where they are tough to beat

The Report by Will Macpherson


The full Mitch

Nov 26, 2016: Johnson's 392-page autobiography is exhaustive in its chronicling of how a boy from Townsville came to be Australian cricketing royalty

Sam Perry

Australia news

Resilient Johnson's ups and downs

Oct 27, 2016: Talking points from Mitchell Johnson's new autobiography

Brydon Coverdale

Australia News

Watson stuck my head in toilet - Johnson

Oct 24, 2016: Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson reveals friendly confrontation during Academy days

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Unguarded: My Autobiography

The unmaking of Jonathan Trott

Oct 8, 2016: The former England No. 3's autobiography is a compelling, raw account of a modern sportsman's life

Jon Hotten

Australia news

Johnson eyes role mentoring young players

Sep 14, 2016: Mitchell Johnson hopes to pursue a mentoring role in Australian cricket, with the aim of helping young players adjust to the major lifestyle changes that come with reaching the elite level

Brydon Coverdale

Australia news

Starc is going to keep breaking records - Johnson

Sep 14, 2016: Former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is confident that Mitchell Starc can dominate at home in the upcoming season on tracks that will provide bounce

Brydon Coverdale

Australia news

Mitchell Johnson signs with Perth Scorchers

Aug 2, 2016: Mitchell Johnson is set to play BBL cricket for the first time after signing with the Perth Scorchers for the 2016-17 season

ESPNcricinfo staff

Big Bash League 2015-16

Mitchell Johnson to skip Big Bash League

Dec 4, 2015: Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is going to skip the upcoming season of the Big Bash League to rest his body and spend time with his family

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Australia news

Lehmann tried to keep Johnson for ODIs

Nov 23, 2015: Concerned about Australia's diminishing supply of quality pace bowlers, coach Darren Lehmann tried to convince Mitchell Johnson to remain a limited-overs player after his retirement from Test matches in Perth

Daniel Brettig

The non-believer who came to believe

Nov 18, 2015: Mitchell Johnson was prematurely washed up, written off, a has-been. Then he turned it all around and rocked the world

Jarrod Kimber

Mitchell Johnson retires

My favourite Mitch moment

Nov 17, 2015: Few cricketers thrilled the crowd as Mitchell Johnson did. Fans write in about the many feats of a seriously quick bowler

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