Mitchell Johnson has criticized George Bailey for questioning his mental health. He also revealed that he had a falling out with David Warner over a text message sent to his wife Candice following a social media clash. Johnson expressed disappointment with Bailey’s response and accused him of being condescending. He also discussed his disagreement with Warner’s decision to retire after the SCG Test and criticized Warner’s lack of responsibility in the Sandpaper-gate affair. Johnson conceded that his reference to Bunnings and sandpaper in his column may have been distasteful. Warner’s manager called Johnson’s comments “ignorant” and “incendiary.” Usman Khawaja supported Warner, stating that he paid his dues for his mistakes and criticizing Johnson’s perspective. He also defended Bailey’s role as chairman of selectors.

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