Saturday, 21 October 2017 09:26 GMT
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Infected toe to affect Johnson's World T20 preparation

(MENAFN - Kora) (MENAFN - Kora) The left-arm star took 59 wickets in eight Tests against England and South Africa before being rested for the three-match Twenty20 series against the Proteas



Johnson suffered a cut on his toe during the thrilling third Test win over South Africa and has been home in Perth recovering after it became infected



Cricket Australia chief medical officer Justin Paoloni said Johnson was likely to arrive later than expected in Bangladesh, where Australia start their campaign against Pakistan on March 23



Johnson was due to leave Perth on Sunday to join the squad for the tournament



"Mitch has been home in Perth recovering from the Test series against South Africa but has developed an infection as a result of a cut he had on his right big toe after the 3rd Test," Paoloni said



"He is receiving treatment but his departure to Bangladesh for the ICC World T20 may be delayed until we are happy that the infection has resolved and his toe fully recovered.
Infected toe to affect Johnson's World T20 preparation