MIKE HUSSEY

  • World Cup 2015: Indian bowlers have been sensational, says Mike Hussey March 16, 2015

    Even in retirement, Mike Hussey is Mr Cricket. The former Australia stalwart is now a part-time consultant to the South African cricket team, dabbles in commentary, is still an active player in Twenty20 leagues across the world, and is a veritable fountain of information, having been there and done that. Hussey...
  • Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact February 24, 2015

    Sydney: Most of the teams competing at the World Cup have travelled a long way to reach Australia and New Zealand but that's nothing to the journeys made by some of their coaches. Unlike other team sports such as football and rugby, top-flight cricket came relatively late to the idea of...
  • World Cup: 'Huge scores in ODIs a product of fan demand', says Mike Hussey February 20, 2015

    Melbourne: Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey believes the increasing benchmark scores in One-Day International (ODI) cricket is the direct result of a demand for entertainment from various parties. The prevalence of 300-plus totals already at this World Cup has led to a chorus of comments that ODI cricket is now too...
  • 'Gary Kirsten's presence in SA camp won't make much difference' February 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Even as South Africa plot India's downfall with the help of Gary Kirsten and Mike Hussey, cricketing greats Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Chappell on Wednesday felt their presence would not make much of a difference to the Proteas' chances in their World Cup game against the holders. South Africa have...
  • World Cup 2015: Hussey, Kirsten, Donald plotting India's downfall February 18, 2015

    Melbourne: South Africa's record against India in the World Cup has been an enviable 3-0, having convincingly won their matches in three editions ('92, '99 and 2011), but the Proteas are leaving no stone unturned to make it 4-0 when the two teams square off at the MCG on Sunday. To...
  • World Cup 2015: Team India won't reach semi-finals, says Mike Hussey February 17, 2015

    Melbourne: The current Indian cricket team may not have got a lot of appreciation in the past three months but former Australia left-hander Mike Hussey believes that this bunch will be a "force" to reckon with in near future. "India are an exciting team as I have loved watching them this...
  • Mike Hussey to work with Proteas at World Cup February 5, 2015

    Sydney: Cricket Australia has confirmed former Australia batsman Mike Hussey will work with South Africa in a consultancy role during the World Cup. In a post on its website on Thursday, Cricket Australia says that Hussey's manager had confirmed that the 2007 World Cup-winner will attend some training sessions and give...
  • Chris Rogers replaces Mike Hussey at PM XI captain vs England January 11, 2015

    Canberra: Cricket Australia says Test opener Chris Rogers will replace Mike Hussey as captain of the Prime Minister's XI to play England in a tour match at Manuka Oval in Canberra on Wednesday. Hussey sustained a calf injury while playing for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League Twenty20 competition...
  • Mike Hussey to lead PM XI against England November 20, 2014

    Canberra: Retired Australian cricketer Mike Hussey will once again take to the pitch - for one match, at least - when he captains a Prime Minister's XI side against England in January. The match will be played January 14 at Manuka Oval, four days before England's opening match of a one-day...
  • No spinning out of the World Cup for Australia, says Mike Hussey November 13, 2014

    Melbourne: Back on their favoured quick and bouncy pitches, Australia's failings against spin bowling are unlikely to figure at the World Cup and the co-hosts have an excellent opportunity to win a fifth trophy, according to former batsman Mike Hussey. Australia's batsmen had their confidence rocked with a 2-0 Test series...
  • Mike Hussey eager for IPL swansong despite Mumbai Indians exit November 12, 2014

    Sydney: Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey, who was excluded from the Mumbai Indians squad for Indian Premier League 2015, feels that he still has the passion and the capability to thrive in one last season of the Twenty20 tournament. "I've really enjoyed playing over there, really enjoy the IPL, and I...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians trounce Southern Express to stay alive September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Openers Lendl Simmons and Mike Hussey struck commanding fifties to hand Mumbai Indians a resounding 9wicket win over Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express and keep their team in the hunt for the main draw of the Champions League Twenty20, here on Sunday. Chasing 162 for a win in the qualifying...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Mumbai bag Mike Hussey, Corey Anderson February 12, 2014

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Delhi Daredevils, who are building their team from a scratch, bought the most number of...
  • Rohit's source of inspiration has been Mike Hussey November 7, 2013

    Kolkata: Making his Test debut after playing in 108 ODIs over the last 45 months, tonup Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Thursday said his source of inspiration has been former Australian runmachine Mike Hussey, who had played his first game in the fiveday format aged 30. Sharma stamped his class by...
  • Hussey backtracks, says he was wrong on Gurunath's role in CSK October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Just days after claiming that Gurunath Meiyappan, who was arrested for his alleged role in the IPL spotfixing and betting scandal, was actually running the Chennai Super Kings team, Michael Hussey on Monday made a Uturn, saying that he might have written wrongly in his autobiography. In his book...
  • CLT20: CSK enter semifinals after thumping win over Brisbane Heat September 28, 2013

    Ranchi: Chennai Super Kings became the first team to make into the semifinals after their thumping eightwicket win over Brisbane Heat on Saturday. It was a clinical performance by CSK right from the outset. First their bowlers restricted Heat to just 137 for 7 in 20 overs, and then the trio...
  • Dhoni praises Raina, Hussey after CSK's win September 23, 2013

    Ranchi: Skipper MS Dhoni praised Suresh Raina and Mike Hussey for setting up Chennai Super Kings' comfortable fourwicket win over the Titans in a highscoring Champions League Twenty20 match here on Sunday. Hussey (47) and Raina (47) swung the match decisively in CSK's favour with their 89run stand in just 44...
  • CLT20: Chennai Super Kings beat Titans by 4 wickets in a highscoring game September 22, 2013

    Ranchi: The bowlers from both Chennai Super Kings and Nashua Titans had nothing much to celebrate in Ranchi on Sunday as the batsmen from both sides made full use of an excellent batting pitch and evening due in a contest that CSK won by four wickets. Riding on a rollicking 77...
  • Chennai make fifth IPL final with big win over Mumbai May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings made their fifth final in six seasons when they defeated Mumbai Indians by 48 runs in Qualifier 1 of IPL 6 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Tuesday. While the win took Chennai directly to the final on Sunday, Mumbai still have a chance...
  • Watson helps Rajasthan beat CSK, move to No. 2 May 12, 2013

    Jaipur: Shane Watson once again stamped his authority with 70 off 34 balls to propel Rajasthan Royals to an impressive fivewicket win over Chennai Super Kings that took them to number two in the IPL 6 points table. The victory helped Rajasthan touch the magical figure of 20 points after...
  • Suresh Raina leads Chennai to another big victory May 8, 2013

    Hyderabad: Suresh Raina on Wednesday reminded everyone yet again how clean a striker he is of the cricket ball as he smashed an unbeaten 99 off just 52 balls to hand Sunrisers Hyderbad their first loss (77 runs) at home, ensuring Chennai Super Kings a place in the playoffs. Had Raina...
  • CSK coach Fleming lauds Mike Hussey's contribution April 29, 2013

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Sunday praised his senior batsman Michael Hussey for his contribution to the team, describing the Australian as the pivot of CSK's batting in the IPL. "It was great innings, isn't it? He has been consistent though there was some criticism in the manner...
  • We couldn't execute our plans well: Shane Watson April 23, 2013

    Chennai: It rarely happens in T20 cricket that a team loses despite one of its batsman score a hundred. But the IPL 6 witnessed such a game on Monday when Shane Watson's brilliant 61ball 101 went in vain as his side, Rajasthan Royals, ended up on a losing side. The...
  • Dhoni's presence makes it easier for other batsmen: Hussey April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's presence in the middle order makes it easier for him to nudge around singles and play his natural game, feels Aussie veteran Michael Hussey. "Obviously, when you have someone like MS (Dhoni), you tend to bat more freely. You can just take your singles and rotate...
  • IPL 6: Clinical Chennai demolish Punjab by 10 wickets April 10, 2013

    A masterful innings by Mike Hussey gave Chennai Super Kings their first victory of IPL 6 as they demolished Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Wednesday. Hussey, who made an unbeaten 86 off 54 balls, once again showed how useful a player he is...
  • Mike Hussey's international retirement helps us: Fleming April 5, 2013

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming feels Michael Hussey's retirement from international cricket will work in his team's favour in the ongoing 6th Indian Premier League, as the batsman would be available for the entire season. "It helps and since Michael and (Murali) Vijay had great partnerships. There have been...
  • I won't come out of retirement, says Hussey March 20, 2013

    Melbourne: Mike Hussey has ruled out coming out of retirement despite Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur saying that he is open to welcoming back the batsman who was a crucial cog in the team's middle-order till a few months back. Hussey retired in January with 6235 Test runs at an...
  • Australia want Mike Hussey back for Ashes March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Australia are contemplating bringing Mike Hussey back from retirement if he wants to stage a middle-order return for the Ashes. The 37-year-old retired in January after the Sydney Test but since then his absence from the Australian team has been sorely felt. Coach Mickey Arthur indicated that he...