Mitchell Johnson dropped from Aussie’s T20 team

Mitchell JohnsonAussie’s Quick bowler Mitchell Johnson was a shock omission Wednesday from Australia’s T20 team for their tour of South Africa, while batsman David Hussey was dismissed from the ODI side.

Aussie participate in 2 T20s against South Africa on October 13 and 16, with the 3 ODI series starting on October 19 ahead of Tests in Cape Town and Johannesburg in November.

Quick bowlers Patrick Cummins and James Pattinson were chosen for both teams, while rising all-rounder Mitchell Marsh claimed a berth in the T20 side.South Africa will be a very difficult trip.

South Africa is definitely a solid team and playing them away is always challenging,” said chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch. It will be one more great exam for the Aussie team but we’re positive they’re up for the difficult task. He says Mitchell Johnson missed out of the T20 team after not consistent performances, although he made the ODI team.

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