The Ashes: Michael Clarke ranks Mitchell Johnson among Aussie pace legends

Michael Clarke says 32-year-old Mitchell Johnson's sustained aggressive bowling throughout the series was an amazing achievement that reminded him of greats like Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee.

updated: January 05, 2014 16:14 IST
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Sydney: Victorious skipper Michael Clarke rated Mitchell Johnson among the fast bowling greats after spearheading Australia to a 5-0 Ashes whitewash of England in Sydney on Sunday. (Read: Mitchell Johnson credits 'fatherhood' for upturn in form)

The lethal left-arm paceman captured three for 40 as England surrendered to a 281-run defeat in the final Test to finish with 37 wickets for the series at 13.97. (The best images from the third day's play)

Johnson edged wicketkeeper Brad Haddin as the man of the series, and he set the tone for Australia's domination with man-of-the-match honours in three of the five Tests.

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