Who is Aaron Johnson? Career, stats, and records

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Canadian opener Aaron Johnson is one of the few players who made a half-century on New York ground. Johnson is one of the most successful batters in the Canadian team. In this article, we will tell you more about him and his past records.

Aaron Johnson has shown his batting prowess against Pakistan when he made a sensational half-century against former T20 World Cup champions. It was never an easy job for Johnson as Pakistan has some of the most quality pacers in the world. He made 52 off 44 balls including four fours and four sixes. Johnson displayed his ability of power-hitting and his aggressive style of playing in that match. He was a lone warrior for Canada in that match.

The Jamaican-born played in 19 T20Is where he made 802 runs with an impressive average of 47.18 and a massive strike rate of 160.08. In 2023 Johnson broke several records. He became the fastest Canadian player to cross the 500 runs mark.

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He also became a Canadian batsman with the highest number of centuries. He appreciated his team’s efforts after they managed to win against Ireland in the 2024 T20 World Cup. He was happy with the fact that they had registered a win over a test-playing nation.

Johnson was born in Jamaica but he shifted to Fort McMurray in Alta in 2022. He played for Canadian ranks and British Columbia. He also played in Global T20 Canada where he proved himself every single time. He played a 109-run knock against Oman in a T20 game which was a record score by a Canadian batter.

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Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.