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Johnson reaches milestone

World Cricket

Pretoria – Mitchell Johnson claimed his 250th Test wicket with the scalp of Alviro Petersen on day four of the first Test against South Africa, at SuperSport Park, in Centurion, on Saturday.

Johnson came into the game with 242 wickets at an average of 28.33, and a ruthless performance of 7/68 in South Africa's first innings moved the left-arm quick to one short of the milestone.

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CENTURION, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 15: Mitchell Johnson of Australia celebrates after getting the wicket of Alviro Petersen of South Africa during day four of the First Test match between South Africa and Australia on February 15, 2014 in Centurion, South Africa. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Playing in his 57th Test for Australia, Johnson's best figures in the format came against the same opposition.

In Perth in December 2008, Johnson took 8 for 61 against South Africa. – Sapa

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