Former Aussie pacer Mitchell Johnson who retired from international cricket in 2015, has injured his head horrifically during a gym exercise and had to then undergo the painful process of stitches.
The pacer posted some pictures of his injured head on Instagram where he showed his head injury which was then stitched and ended the post with his smiling picture. The caption says, “If you don’t like blood & cuts then don’t look through these pics! Not the best thing I’ve ever done to myself but I’m am fine #toohardtoexplain #dontfightchinupbar #stilldontknowhowitspossible #18.3grrrrr #baldspot”
According to a report published on dailymail.co.uk, Johnson suffered the injury after colliding with a chin-up bar in the gym. He required 16 stitches in his scalp which left him with a ‘bald spot’.
Johnson played 153 matches for Australia in his ODI career and grabbed 239 wickets, including three five-wicket hauls.He played 73 matches for Australia in the longer version of cricket and bagged 313 wickets in his tally, including 12 five-wicket hauls and three 10-wicket hauls.
The 36-year old player is expected to participate in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League which is scheduled to begin in the next month. He will now have to take care of himself as the injury will take some time to heal completely. However, there should be no threat of him missing the tournament.
– Nazmus Sajid Chowdhury, Contributor, bdcrictime.com