MICHAEL HUSSEY

  • Don't underestimate India in tri-series, World Cup: Hussey January 13, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australian batsman Michael Hussey warned teams against underestimating India after their 0-2 loss in the Tests series and said the visitors will be a confident side when they start their title defence in next month's World Cup. "The big positive for India is that they have already been in...
  • Michael Clarke should have got more time to recover: Michael Hussey January 12, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australian Test cricketer Michael Hussey has said that injured captain Michael Clarke should have been given two more weeks time to recover rather than the deadline of Feb 21 by the selectors, when the Aussies take on Bangladesh in their second group encounter in the World Cup. "The World...
  • Hussey clueless about Dhoni recommending him as India coach January 2, 2015

    Former Australia cricketer Michael Hussey has said he is surprised by reports claiming that Mahendra Singh Dhoni had suggested his name to replace Duncan Fletcher as India's coach. Hussey, who is currently the skipper of Sydney Thunder in Big Bash, said on Friday that he is not sure whether he is...
  • MS Dhoni recommends Michael Hussey to be India's new coach: report January 2, 2015

    Having ended his Test career with a jaw-dropping, mid-series announcement, Mahendra Singh Dhoni took most by surprise. But while he waived at India's Test dressing room bidding it a goodbye, Dhoni wants it to remain in the best shape and in best hands. According to a report in the Hindustan Times,...
  • CLT20: Southee, Boult set the match for Northern Knights, says Michael Hussey September 17, 2014

    Raipur: Knocked out of the Champions League T20 after losing to Northern Knights in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians' ace batsman Michael Hussey said some tight bowling by pacers Trent Boult and Tim Southee had led to his team's downfall. "The Northern Knights pace attack operated very well. Southee and Boult bowled...
  • CLT20 Scenarios: What Mumbai Indians need to qualify for the main round September 15, 2014

    The qualifying stage of the sixth edition of Champions League T20 (CLT20) is evenly poised with New Zealand's Northern Knights virtually booking a place in the main round while a resurgent Mumbai Indians and Pakistan's Lahore Lions fighting neck and neck for the second spot. Either of these two teams...
  • CLT20: The past champions September 2, 2014

    On October 28, 2012 at Johannesburg, Sydney Sixers beat Lions by ten wickets to claim the Champions League T20. The Mumbai Indians team posing with the 2011 CLT20 trophy, their first piece of silverware. The team led by Harbhajan Singh beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs to win the title.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 on September 26, 2010. CSK also won the IPL that season.
  • Spinners will find it tough in World Cup 2015: Michael Hussey August 27, 2014

    Melbourne: Even as the teams get ready for next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, Michael Hussey has predicted that spin will not play much of a part in the megatournament and only "mystery spinners" like Saeed Ajmal and Sunil Narine have a chance of succeeding. "We have got...
  • IPL 7: PreIPL hard work finally paying off, says Michael Hussey May 23, 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 15run win over Delhi May 23, 2014

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians are still on their feet in IPL 7 as a 15run win over Delhi Daredevils has kept them in the race for the playoffs, which stays a threeway 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 playoff stage after their crucial 25run victory over Rajasthan Royals in an IPL match here on Monday. "We are not yet out of the playoffs," Hussey said at the postmatch 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 13, 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 semifinals of the Champions League Twenty20 with a clinical eightwicket win over Brisbane Heat. "I am happy that we are in the semifinal 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 mostprolific batsman Michael Hussey has said that he would any day trade his Orange Cap for the trophy that eluded twotime champions Chennai Super Kings this year. The 38yearold Aussie, who retired from international cricket earlier this year, was presented the Orange Cap on Sunday for being the...