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Winning momentum important going into the semis: Hussey

Press Trust of India
Sep 29, 2013 at 12:44pm IST

Ranchi: Chennai Super Kings' opener Mike Hussey has said his side would look to keep the winning momentum going after sailing through the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20 with a clinical eight-wicket win over Brisbane Heat.

"I am happy that we are in the semi-final and will keep up the momentum," Hussey said at his post-match press conference at the JSCA stadium here last night.

Hussey said the team should get better with each passing game as anything can happen in a short format like T20. "Anything can happen in T20. Any player can come in and have a great play and take the game away from. So we have to keep working on our game. We can get better; there is no question about that," said Hussey, who scored 57 not out in his team's triumph against Brisbane Heat.

Winning momentum important going into the semis: Hussey

File photo of Chennai Super Kings' batsman Mike Hussey. (BCCI Image)

Talking about CSK's final league game against Trinadad and Tobago on October 2 in Delhi, the Australian journeyman said it would be a tough contest. "Trinidad & Tobago is a fantastic team and it's going to be a tough contest because they have to win to go to the semi-final."

Hussey was all praise for spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for scripting CSK's easy win against Brisbane Heat. "The wicket had a bit of spin and R Ashwin bowled well in his four overs with Ravindra Jadeja backing him up well. Both were good. Suresh Raina also chipped in with a wicket," he said.

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