Worcestershire CCC is delighted to announce that 24 year-old wicketkeeper Michael Johnson will be joining the Club for the 2013 season.
During his fledgling career Johnson, a dual-passport holder, featured in the Australia U19 set-up. Since making his First Class debut, back in February 2009, for Western Australia, Johnson has claimed 34 catches and two stumpings in his 10 First Class appearances.
Johnson, who kept for Kent Second XI during the 2012 season, commented "I am delighted to be given the opportunity to play for Worcestershire County Cricket Club. I am very much looking forward to working closely with Steve Rhodes and the rest of the squad. I hope to be a part of the developing team that brings success to New Road. I can't wait to get started."
Regarding Johnson's imminent arrival in January, Director of Cricket Steve Rhodes commented "Michael comes to New Road as a readymade First team player, having served his apprenticeship with Western Australia as a contracted player from a young age. At 24 he has plenty of years ahead of him. He also brings captaincy experience and run scoring ability from playing grade cricket for the successful Scarborough CC in the WACA grade competition. I am looking forward with interest to the healthy scrap for the gloves with Ben Cox."
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