AUS v IND 2018-19: Mitchell Johnson jokes if Virat Kohli fails to get a hundred at MCG, he should retire

The pitch at Melbourne Cricket Ground for third Test is easy to bat.

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India and Australia are up against each other in Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the third Test. The pitch so far has been very easy to bat and the scorecard of Indian team reflects it really well. At the end of first day's play, India added 215/2 in 89 overs. 

For India, it was Cheteshwar Pujara who scored thriving 68* runs along with debutant Mayank Agarwal's 76 runs. Indian skipper Virat Kohli is batting on 47* and as per the former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson, if he doesn't get a hundred here, the India no.4 batsman should retire.

Johnson posted a picture of a road on Twitter, indicating how the pitch has been till now. A fan replied saying the Aussie knows Virat can score a ton here and that's why he is making excuses. On which, the 37-year-old said if Kohli doesn't get a hundred on this pitch, he should quit cricket.

Apart from Pat Cummins, all other Australian bowlers are wicket-less. Cummins was the one who troubled India with the ball. Even Mitchell Starc bowled a good short spell with the new ball in the last session. He managed to get Kohli nick one to the keeper but the Australian skipper Tim Paine dropped it.


By Sihyeu Singh - 26 Dec, 2018

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