Big Mouth strikes again.
Piers Morgan is renowned for many things, among them his love of Twitter. And on Saturday, that fondness for the social medium got him in trouble, as he ended up agreeing to face one of the quickest bowlers ever to grace Test cricket.
After questioning the desire, heart and hunger of some of the England batsmen as Australia look to be easing to a 2-0 Ashes lead in the second Test at Adelaide, Morgan was challenged to prove he has all those qualities by Channel 9, who challenged him to face England's main tormenter, Mitchell Johnson, during his upcoming visit Down Under.
I've faced 90mph regularly in my net from a bowling machine. Never backed away. That's what helmets and pads are for. #Ashes— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 7, 2013
The news sparked some humorous reactions on Twitter:
Stay tuned to discover how Morgan fares...