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IPL 2017 Auction: Top 5 overseas players to watch out for!

IPL 2017 Auction: Top 5 overseas players to watch out for!

Overseas players have always entertained fans in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since it's inception, be it be Brendon McCullum's knock of 158* in the very first IPL match or Chris Gayle's monstrous sixes. This season 125 overseas players will go under the hammer at IPL auction.

Mitchell Johnson says Virat Kohli's maturity the prime reason behind his rise to absolute top

Mitchell Johnson says Virat Kohli's maturity the prime reason behind his rise to absolute top

Johnson had plenty of heated exchanges of words on-pitch with Kohli during India's tour to Down Under in 2014.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's epic fight with Mitchell Johnson highlights his real character — VIDEOS INSIDE

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's epic fight with Mitchell Johnson highlights his real character — VIDEOS INSIDE

Kohli has played some of his best Test knocks against the Aussies, majority of those coming when India were down.

Mitchell Johnson at his devastating best, hits Marcus Stoinis where it hurts most — WATCH VIDEO

Mitchell Johnson at his devastating best, hits Marcus Stoinis where it hurts most — WATCH VIDEO

It happened off the penultimate ball of the 15th over, bowled by ever furious Mitchell Johnson.

Mitchell Johnson rules out return to Australian team despite strong comeback in Big Bash League

Mitchell Johnson rules out return to Australian team despite strong comeback in Big Bash League

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon floated the prospect of Johnson coming out of international retirement for next month`s T20 series against Sri Lanka.

Big Bash League: Mitchell Johnson returns, Chris Gayle opts out of this year's star-studded league

Big Bash League: Mitchell Johnson returns, Chris Gayle opts out of this year's star-studded league

The prodigious-hitting West Indian caused outrage during the last BBL with his infamous interview with a female TV reporter during a spell with the Melbourne Renegades.

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: Furious Mitchell Johnson labels DRS a 'failure' after contoversial LBW of Mitchell Marsh

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: Furious Mitchell Johnson labels DRS a 'failure' after contoversial LBW of Mitchell Marsh

The incident took place on the fifth day of the first Test when Marsh was originally given not out after he was struck low on the pads of a Kagiso Rabada delivery.

Blast from the past: Mitchell Johnson blames former Australia captain Michael Clarke for creating 'toxic' environment

Blast from the past: Mitchell Johnson blames former Australia captain Michael Clarke for creating 'toxic' environment

Clarke was back in the headlines last week following the release of his autobiography.

When Shane Watson pushed Mitchell Johnson's face into the toilet – Read full story

When Shane Watson pushed Mitchell Johnson's face into the toilet – Read full story

That incident however had no impact whatsoever on the duo, who played 43 Tests together, won an Ashes series at home and was also part of Australia's 2015 World Cup winning squad.

MS Dhoni's destroys Australian bowlers after Mitchell Johnson blocks his way - WATCH

MS Dhoni's destroys Australian bowlers after Mitchell Johnson blocks his way - WATCH

Already hit by a few bouncers earlier in the match, the blocking incident provoked the Indian skipper, who went all guns blazing and gave a fitting reply to the Aussies.

Must Watch: HATS OFF! When Graeme Smith batted against Mitchell Johnson with a broken hand

Must Watch: HATS OFF! When Graeme Smith batted against Mitchell Johnson with a broken hand

Smith was batting on 30 in the first innings when one of Johnson's deliveries hit a finger on his left-hand.

VIDEO: Mitchell Johnson's first ball hit Virat Kohli on helmet...WATCH this unbelievable reply!

VIDEO: Mitchell Johnson's first ball hit Virat Kohli on helmet...WATCH this unbelievable reply!

The bouncer hit Kohli in the centre of the helmet, moments after which the entire Australian team reached out to him to make sure that Indian captain was all right.

Mitchell Johnson: Retired Australian paceman signs for Big Bash League

Mitchell Johnson: Retired Australian paceman signs for Big Bash League

In announcing his retirement in November, Johnson, who played 73 Tests, 153 one-dayers and 30 T20 games for Australia, said he no longer enjoyed the challenges of the tough days in the field.

Starc relying on tips from Johnson for Sri Lanka tour

Starc relying on tips from Johnson for Sri Lanka tour

Australia, which became the number one Test side after defeating New Zealand 2-0 in February, will aim to retain their numero uno position after the series.

Indian Premier League 2016: RCB vs KXIP - Can Mitchell Johnson halt AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli's run-scoring spree?

Indian Premier League 2016: RCB vs KXIP - Can Mitchell Johnson halt AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli's run-scoring spree?

AB, Kohli are in sensational form and Punjab bowlers will have to bowl out of their skins to prevent another carnage.

Indian Premier League 2016: KXIP's batsmen are scared to practice in nets – Find out why!

Indian Premier League 2016: KXIP's batsmen are scared to practice in nets – Find out why!

Murali Vijay and his boys are wobbling at the bottom in the points table for a second successive season.

IPL 9: Mitchell Johnson reveals why he wasn't up to mark in first few matches for Kings XI Punjab

IPL 9: Mitchell Johnson reveals why he wasn't up to mark in first few matches for Kings XI Punjab

While Johnson was picked by Punjab to terrorise batsmen with his fearsome pace, figures of 1/35, 0/28 and 1/43 in three matches tell a different story.

WATCH: Hilarious cricket moment - Runner confuses fielding team!

WATCH: Hilarious cricket moment - Runner confuses fielding team!

The pressure of playing in front of thousands of fans can sometimes force even experienced cricketers to commit mistakes.

Indian Premier League 2016, Match 18: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab — As it happened...

Indian Premier League 2016, Match 18: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab — As it happened...

After restricting Punjab to 143/6, Hyderabad rode onto Warner-Dhawan opening stand to chase it down with 13 balls remaining.