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newscricket12 days ago

England recruit Michael Hussey and David Saker as coaches for upcoming World T20

England have strengthened the contingent that will travel to Australia for the World T20 next month by recruiting two key figures for their coaching setup. Michael Hussey has worked in multiple high-profile coaching roles in the past while David Saker will return for a second stint with the team.
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newscricket10 months ago

Ind vs NZ | Ruturaj Gaikwad is a seriously good player, says Graeme Swann

Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann labelled Ruturaj Gaikwad as "a seriously good player" and was glad that he found a place in India's T20I squad for the New Zealand series beginning Wednesday. Swann revealed how Michael Hussey had praised Gaikwad once, calling him a "an absolute gun”.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI perhaps should look at the UAE as an option to host World T20, feels Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey, who was in India for the IPL, has insisted that BCCI should perhaps look at the United Arab Emirates as an option to host the World T20 with the COVID cases rising in India. He also stated that if the tournament is hosted in India, there are chances of contracting the virus.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | Wriddhiman Saha tests COVID-19 positive again; Michael Hussey returns negative report

Earlier in the week, the duo of Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier returned home after a ten-day isolation period following contracting the virus. Now, SRH’s Wriddhiman Saha has tested COVID-19 positive yet again in the tests while elsewhere, Michael Hussey has returned a negative report.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | CSK have made excellent additions, have all bases covered, asserts Michael Hussey 

Chennai Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey is quite confident of his side and feels that they have covered all the bases by making some excellent additions to the unit. He further added that Moeen Ali is an 'excellent' all-rounder, and termed K Gowtham a 'talented' player.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | Shubman Gill looks like a real player for the future, expresses Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey, who was part of the commentary team for the India series, has expressed that Shubman Gill looks like a real player for the future for Indian cricket. Hussey also opined that Ajinkya Rahane’s mindset was refreshing, with his positive attitude keeping the players nice and positive.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | Warner played an impatient and loose shot, criticizes Mark Waugh

Former Australian opener Mark Waugh wasn't impressed with returning batsman David Warner after he got out cheaply, and termed the opener's shot impatient and loose. Warner was the first one to be dismissed on day one of the third Test against India as he could merely add 5 runs off 8 deliveries.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | 'Classy' Shubman Gill can play for next 10 years for India, predicts Michael Hussey 

MCG Test saw two debutantes from India, namely Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj, both of whom have impressed Mr. Cricket Michael Hussey, who even predicted a bright future for young Gill. He added that while taking the place of Shami wasn't easy, Siraj bowled like a seasoned campaigner. 
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | MCG pitch will suit Prithvi Shaw’s batting style more, proclaims Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey has proclaimed that MCG pitch will suit Prithvi Shaw’s batting style more in comparison to the Adelaide, which had more bounce and seam. He also cited Joe Burns’ example as to how the Indian management can instil faith in changing Shaw’s confidence by selecting him for the MCG Test.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | No 4 is ideal for MS Dhoni to bat for CSK this season, proclaims Michael Hussey

Ahead of the 2020 season of the IPL, Michael Hussey has stated that No.4 is the ideal spot for MS Dhoni to bat for the Chennai Super Kings this season, instead of No.5 and 6. On top of that, Hussey also added that CSK has a well-balanced team, which can easily cover all the skill sets well.
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