The Ashes: Mitchell Johnson can go faster, claims Australia's bowling coach

Craig McDermott says that the imposing quick, who has bowled at speeds above 150 kph (93 mph) and playing in his home Test should provide even more pace.

updated: December 10, 2013 11:34 IST
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Adelaide: Australian bowling coach Craig McDermott had a chilling warning for England on Tuesday -- Mitchell Johnson can go even faster on his home ground in Perth.

The fearsome left-arm paceman grabbed his second consecutive man-of-the-match award after a thumping win in Adelaide on Monday as the home side took a 2-0 lead in the five-Test series. (Aussie media write off England)

If Australia win the third Test starting in Perth on Friday, they will reclaim the Ashes they lost in 2009 with Johnson tipped to take it to another level at a ground where he has claimed 36 wickets at an average of under 20. (Our task is to keep Mitch on fire: Darren Lehmann)

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