As the Kings XI Punjab juggernaut rolls on unabated in the ongoing IPL, pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson expresses his double delight at not having the 'misfortune' of bowling to in-form Glenn Maxwell and getting to know Virender Sehwag the person from close quarters. (Points Table | Schedule)
"When I joined Kings XI Punjab, I was very excited as I was looking forward to meeting Virender. He is a great guy to get along with. I have thoroughly enjoyed his company as he is incredibly funny. He is gelling well with the team and is also helping out the youngsters during training sessions. He has been communicating very well," Johnson told PTI during an interaction on Wednesday. (Also read: KXIP beat Hyderabad)
The 32-year-old had a decent outing so far with 10 scalps from nine games at a slightly higher economy rate of eight runs per over. But the big fast bowler isn't complaining as he doesn't have to bowl to his mate Maxwell.