Michael Hussey

  • IPL 7: Pre-IPL hard work finally paying off, says Michael Hussey May 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Retired Australian batsman Michael Hussey is relieved that the hard yards he put in to prepare for the Indian Premier League is finally paying off. The left handed batsman cracked 56 off 33 balls and also put on 87 for the first wicket with Lendl Simmons, who scored 35,...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai keep playoff hopes alive with 15-run win over Delhi May 24, 2014

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians are still on their feet in IPL 7 as a 15-run win over Delhi Daredevils has kept them in the race for the playoffs, which stays a three-way fight between Mumbai, Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Mumbai, who needed a win at all cost against Delhi, endured...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians still in contention for a playoff spot, says Hussey May 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Mumbai Indians batsman Michael Hussey said that his side were not yet out of a race for the play-off stage after their crucial 25-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in an IPL match here on Monday. "We are not yet out of the play-offs," Hussey said at the post-match press conference. "We...
  • CSK facing off-field distractions, says Stephen Fleming April 14, 2014

    Dubai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Monday conceded to experiencing off-field "distractions" going into the IPL 7 season because of the controversies surrounding the team but hoped that his side would settle down once the tournament begins on Wednesday. "There's a lot going on, I won't lie. There are...
  • Looking forward to spending time with Tendulkar during IPL: Hussey April 11, 2014

    Twenty20 might be a young man's game but for the 38-year-old Michael Hussey it is an easy ride. The former Australian batsman, who will turn 39, next month, is looking forward for another stint at the Indian Premier League seventh edition. After spending six years at the Chennai Super...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Mumbai bag Hussey and Anderson after retaining their big players February 14, 2014

    Last year's Indian Premier League and Champions League winner, Mumbai Indians, retained most of their top players from the last season. Barring the money they spent on the five retained players, Mumbai got five players on day one, paying Rs 5 cr - their highest for the day - for...
  • Gurunath Meiyappan exposed by Chennai Super Kings batsman Mike Hussey October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: None of the players from the controversial Chennai Super Kings IPL franchise had come out in the open to speak against corruption in the franchise until the team's Australian batsman Michael Hussey spoke about it in his book 'Underneath the Southern Cross'. Baring the lies about Gurunath Meiyappan not...
  • Winning momentum important going into the semis: Hussey September 29, 2013

    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...
  • CLT20: The past champions September 13, 2013

    The second CLT20 was played in South Africa, where Chennai Super Kings triumphed over Warriors. Michael Hussey hit 52* in a one-sided final at Johannesburg. (AFP)CSK followed their IPL title by winning the coveted CLT20 on September 26, 2010. (AFP)The 2011 edition was won by Mumbai Indians, who under skipper Harbhajan Singh beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs at Chennai on October 9. (AP Photo)
  • End of the road: cricket's surprise retirements August 18, 2013

    Following the shock retirement of Zimbabwe's Kyle Jarvis on Sunday, Cricketnext takes a look at other instances of international players calling it quits unexpectedly. At the age of 24, Jarvis surprised many by announcing his retirement form international cricket with immediate effect to pursue a career in county cricket and...
  • Michael Hussey feels for stumbling Australia July 30, 2013

    Sydney, New South Wales: Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey said on Tuesday he felt for the national team as it enters the third Ashes Test winless, acknowledging two losses would have left a "horrible feeling". Michael Clarke's men go into the third Test at Old Trafford on Thursday having lost...
  • The most memorable innings of IPL 6 May 28, 2013

    Cricketnext goes through a list of some of the best batting performances of the 2013 season which changed the course of the tide. Chris Gayle (175 v Pune Warriors India): The single most memorable innings of this year's IPL was provided by none other than Christopher Henry Gayle. Royal Challengers Bangalore...
  • CSK lost their bearings when it mattered the most May 28, 2013

    After reducing Mumbai Indians to 16 for 3 inside the first four overs of Sunday's final, and the having restricted them to 142 for 9, it was expected that the mighty Chennai Super Kings were just a step behind adding another trophy to their already inflated cabinet. But what transpired...
  • Would trade my Orange Cap for IPL trophy: Michael Hussey May 27, 2013

    Kolkata: IPL 6's most-prolific batsman Michael Hussey has said that he would any day trade his Orange Cap for the trophy that eluded two-time champions Chennai Super Kings this year. The 38-year-old Aussie, who retired from international cricket earlier this year, was presented the Orange Cap on Sunday for being the...
  • Cricketnext's IPL XI: The best of 2013 May 27, 2013

    Picking XIs isn't easy, but here is an attempt to draft up the best line-up of IPL 6 keeping in mind form, contributions, team permutations and the four overseas player cap. Agree or disagree? 1. Michael Hussey - M 17, Runs 733, HS 95, Avg 52.35, SR 129.50 Cricket's Mr Consistent...
  • Future uncertain, CSK out to hunt Mumbai for third title May 25, 2013

    Kolkata: They have disowned their CEO, refused to admit he is their owner and now face an uncertain future in the Indian Premier League, but Chennai Super Kings will live another day. Live for maybe their last day of existence and fight for their third title in just six years...
  • CSK players, staff distressed over IPL scandal: coach Fleming May 25, 2013

    Kolkata: Apologising on behalf of MS Dhoni, who could not attend the pre-match conference, Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said on Saturday that the team players and support staff are distressed about the news related to the franchise. Fleming said that everyone in the team management was proud to have...
  • Chennai Super Kings' road to the IPL 6 final May 25, 2013

    Without a doubt the most powerful IPL franchise - if not in all Twenty20 cricket - Chennai Super Kings have lived up to expectations by making it to their fifth IPL final in six season. Here, we take a look at how CSK's season has panned out. 1st match, v MI...
  • Super duo Raina and Hussey set their sights on the final May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The architectures of Chennai Super Kings' win over Mumbai Indians on Tuesday night - Suresh Raina and Michael Hussey - have now set their sights on the team's fifth final in six years. Chennai, led by MS Dhoni, scored an easy 48-run win to advance to their fourth...
  • 'Chennai's stability is behind their fourth successive IPL final' May 22, 2013

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts Murali Kartik and Shishir Hattangadi review Mumbai Indians' defeat by Chennai Super Kings in the first IPL 6 qualifier on Tuesday night. ...
  • IPL 6: RCB stay alive for play-offs winning 8-over slog match against CSK May 19, 2013

    Royal Challengers Bangalore find themselves in a do-or-die situation after two back-to-back losses to Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab. Not only do they have to beat Chennai Super Kings handsomely on Saturday, but they need Sunrisers Hyderabad to lose their last match on Sunday. Follow the LIVE Blog...
  • Bangalore in must-win situation against CSK May 18, 2013

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore find themselves in a do-or-die situation after two back-to-back losses to Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab. Not only do they have to beat Chennai Super Kings handsomely on Saturday, but they need Sunrisers Hyderabad to lose their last match on Sunday. A seven-wicket loss...