Johnson says rotation policy helping Australia become better team
Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has claimed Australia's contentious rotation policy for fast bowlers has helped the team become stronger, and added that the players were getting accustomed to the sports-science selection process.
Johnson, who joined the 200-wicket club on Wednesday after taking 4-63 on his return to the Test fray following forced rested in Hobart, said there's been talk with rotation systems and policies, but it's good to be able to bowl as a group, News.com.au reports.
The left-arm pace man said it can be tough for the fast bowlers in such a volatile system of rotation because you never know when you are playing or when you are not, but added that this helps the players to stick around more as a team.
Johnson said he thinks the team has become a better side at the moment since they have so many fast bowling options now.