Lucknow: Former Australian cricketer Mitchell Johnson has had an interesting encounter in his hotel room here after he saw a snake near his room door here.
The former left-arm closer, who is currently in India to play in the Cricket League of Legends, shared the image of the snake on his Instagram account, saying, “Does anyone know what kind of snake this is? Hanging out at my bedroom door.
Johnson (40), who retired from international cricket in 2015 after claiming 313 Test wickets and 239 ODI scalps from 73 and 153 starts respectively, is playing for Jacques Kallis-led India Capitals in Legends League Cricket, and appears on the play. against Gujarat Giants in Kolkata on Saturday.
In another post, Johnson wrote: “Found a better photo of this snake’s head. I’m still not sure what it is exactly. Interesting stay so far in Lucknow, India.”
The Legends League Cricket has brought together former star players under one banner. Johnson, who represents India Capitals in the tournament, sacked Gujarat Giants captain Virender Sehwag on Saturday, but the latter won the match by three wickets and the Australian quickly came back with figures of 1/22 in three overs.
India Capitals next play Bhilwara Kings here on Wednesday.