England vs Australia: Mitchell Johnson shows his worth in washed out 3rd ODI

Mitchell Johnson claimed a wicket and gave away just 20 runs from his five overs against England before rain forced the 3rd ODI to be called off.

updated: September 12, 2013 08:22 IST
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Birmingham: England may have batted for barely 15 overs at Edgbaston before the third one-day international was washed out on Wednesday, but that was time enough for Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson to remind them of his ability.

The abandonment left Australia 1-0 up with two to play in the five-match series ahead of Saturday's clash in Cardiff, with their 88-run win in Manchester falling between two rain-ruined no results in Leeds and now Birmingham.

However, of arguably greater significance than Wednesday's raw result was left-arm paceman Johnson's return of one wicket for 20 runs in five overs which came as England slumped to 59 for three before rain stopped play.

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