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newscricket3 months ago

Cricket Australia confirm that Australian IPL members have left India and are en-route to Maldives

On Thursday, Cricket Australia on their Twitter account confirmed that all the Australian members who were part of the IPL are safe en route to the Maldives. However, the tweet also revealed that Mike Hussey, who tested positive for COVID-19, is being taken care of by his franchise, CSK.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Chennai Super Kings’ Mike Hussey tests positive for COVID-19

CSK’s batting consultant Mike Hussey has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, but the franchise, it is believed, are awaiting the second test results to confirm the same. Should it come out positive, then Hussey will become the third CSK non-playing member to have contracted the virus.
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newscricket6 months ago

Time spent with Mike Hussey during IPL has helped me improve as a batsman, reveals N Jagadeesan

Tamil Nadu opener N Jagadeesan, who is the second highest run-getter in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, revealed that spending time with Mike Hussey during the IPL helped him get clarity and fine-tune his batting. Jagadeesan further spoke of the surreal experience of playing alongside MS Dhoni.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | Steve Smith seems unsure when he’s facing Ashwin, feels Mike Hussey

Mike Hussey believes that there is an indecisiveness about Steve Smith when he is facing Ravichandran Ashwin and feels that the right-hander is being bothered by the offie having the wood over him. Hussey also expressed concern over the Australian batsmen’s technique against spin.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | India will be embarrassed by Day 3 performance, feels Mike Hussey

Australian legend Mike Hussey feels that the Indian players will truly be embarrassed by their dismal showing on Saturday, and is hoping for the visitors to show character and mount a comeback at the MCG. Hussey also feels that the Adelaide abomination was more down to good bowling than bad batting.
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newscricketa year ago

Dhoni and Rohit, like Ponting, remain calm under pressure, reveals Mike Hussey

Mike Hussey, who played under different captains for Australia and in the IPL, has revealed that MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma, like Ricky Ponting remained calm under pressure. Hussey played under Dhoni during his time with CSK and then played one full edition under the Mumbai Indians captain.
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newscricketa year ago

Michael Hussey names MS Dhoni as skipper of his most feared IPL XI

Former Chennai Super Kings star Michael Hussey, on Thursday, named the IPL XI he would ‘hate to face’ and unsurprisingly picked his former skipper MS Dhoni as the captain of the side. Hussey’s star-studded XI also featured Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, David Warner, AB de Villiers, and Andre Russell.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli needs to be lauded for being unthreatened by Dhoni's presence, feels Mike Hussey

Mike Hussey admitted that, in general, it might be threatening to have someone as experienced in the team like MS Dhoni, but noted that it wasn't the case with Kohli. Hussey pointed out that this was the reason why the two Indian captains shared such a strong and special chemistry between them.
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newscricketa year ago

MS Dhoni was once livid after he got out following my advice, recalls Mike Hussey

Michael Hussey narrated an incident from his coaching days in CSK when MS Dhoni was visibly upset with the Australian for a brief while after the CSK skipper was dismissed after he took advice from Hussey. The Aussie, however, revealed that Dhoni acknowledged the advice post the game.
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newscricketa year ago

Cricket Australia keen on hosting T20 World Cup this year, reveals Mike Hussey

Mike Hussey has admitted that the Cricket Australia are keen on hosting the T20 World Cup this year itself despite the COVID-19 pandemic taking over the world. Currently, the worldwide lockdown has postponed all cricketing events indefinitely and the future of the ICC event is also uncertain.
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