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Michael Hussey

Mike Hussey

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Key facts

Full name: Michael Edward Killeen Hussey
Born: May 27, 1975, Morley, Western Australia
Major teams: Australia, Durham, Gloucs, Northants, W Australia
Test Debut: Australia v West Indies, Brisbane, November 3-6 2005
ODI Debut: Australia v India, Perth, February 1 2004
T20 Debut: New Zealand v Australia, Auckland, February 17 2005
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium


Hussey has finally established himself in the Australia side after scoring heavily in domestic cricket in Australia and England for Durham and Northamptonshire over many years. Now in his thirties his Test record is exceptional during such a short period since Australia regrouped following the 2005 series with England. He bats very well with the tail and put on 320 with Jason Gillespie against Bangladesh in 2005 and was number one rated one-day batsman in the world. A rib injury to Justin Langer gave Hussey his Test chance at the age of 30 with 15,313 first-class runs behind him - a...

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