Melbourne: Left-arm pacer Mitchell Johnson is set to take the plunge and join the Indian Premier League.

His manager Sam Halvorsen confirmed the pacer would now seek a contract with one of the IPL franchises after skipping last year’s auction.

“He was just focussed on trying to consolidate his place in the Australian team last year and devoting the time to building strength and training,” Halvorsen told The Age. — PTI

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