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Michael Hussey      

Full name Michael Edward Killeen Hussey

Born May 27, 1975, Mt Lawley, Perth, Western Australia

Current age 41 years 57 days

Major teams Australia, Chennai Super Kings, Durham, Gloucestershire, Mumbai Indians, Northamptonshire, St Lucia Zouks, Sydney Thunder, Western Australia

Nickname Mr Cricket, Huss

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 1.80 m

Relation Brother - DJ Hussey

Michael Edward Killeen Hussey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 79 137 16 6235 195 51.52 12436 50.13 19 29 685 39 85 0
ODIs 185 157 44 5442 109* 48.15 6243 87.16 3 39 383 80 105 0
T20Is 38 30 11 721 60* 37.94 529 136.29 0 4 58 25 20 0
First-class 273 486 49 22783 331* 52.13 61 103 307 0
List A 381 346 71 12123 123 44.08 15352 78.96 12 90 200 0
Twenty20 155 146 27 4549 116* 38.22 3636 125.11 1 35 423 120 73 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 79 32 588 306 7 1/0 2/2 43.71 3.12 84.0 0 0 0
ODIs 185 13 240 235 2 1/22 1/22 117.50 5.87 120.0 0 0 0
T20Is 38 1 6 5 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 273 2052 1093 27 3/34 40.48 3.19 76.0 0 0
List A 381 786 829 20 3/52 3/52 41.45 6.32 39.3 0 0 0
Twenty20 155 1 6 5 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v West Indies at Brisbane, Nov 3-6, 2005 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Jan 3-6, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v India at Perth, Feb 1, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Pakistan at Sharjah, Sep 3, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, Feb 17, 2005 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v West Indies at Colombo (RPS), Oct 5, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1994/95
Last First-class Western Australia v Queensland at Perth, Mar 14-17, 2013 scorecard
List A debut 1996/97
Last List A Western Australia v Tasmania at Perth, Feb 19, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Worcestershire v Northamptonshire at Worcester, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 St Lucia Zouks v St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Gros Islet, Jul 21, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
26 Zouks v Patriots Gros Islet 21 Jul 2016 T20
17 Zouks v Tridents Bridgetown 17 Jul 2016 T20
64 Zouks v Amazon Providence 12 Jul 2016 T20
22* Zouks v Patriots Basseterre 3 Jul 2016 T20
16 Zouks v T&T Riders Port of Spain 29 Jun 2016 T20
18 Syd Thunder v Melb Stars Melbourne 24 Jan 2016 T20
11 Syd Thunder v Strikers Adelaide 21 Jan 2016 T20
41 Syd Thunder v Syd Sixers Sydney 16 Jan 2016 T20
13 Syd Thunder v Melb Reneg Sydney 11 Jan 2016 T20
56 Syd Thunder v Heat Brisbane 3 Jan 2016 T20
Profile

An accumulator who is virtually impossible to distract at the crease, Michael Hussey waited a decade before becoming an overnight star. Others might have given up, or at least relaxed, during all that time in the backblocks of the Sheffield Shield and County Championship, but Hussey maintained the intensity and was soon living in a statistical world occupied by few others. After two years in the Test side his average rose to 86.18; it had already taken 29 ODIs for his mean to drop below 100. In just 166 days he become the fastest player to 1000 Test runs, but he was reluctant to dwell on the records because he knew the sky-high ride wouldn't last.

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Timeline
    • November 4-7, 1994-95
      First steps
      • Debuts as an opener for Western Australia in 1994-95, scoring 16, and grows into one of the state's greatest batsmen. It takes another 11 years of consistent output before he convinces the national selectors of his worth.
    • August 14-17, 2003
      Triple treats
      • Becomes only the third man after Wally Hammond and Graeme Hick to amass three County Championship triple-hundreds. His 331 for Northamptonshire against Somerset in 2003 follows the 310 and 329 in his previous two seasons with the side. In England he is incredible in the Championship, averaging 79 in 2001, 72 in 2002, 89 in 2003, 36 in 2004 and 76 in 2005.
    • February 1-17, 2005
      Green and gold fever
      • Is unbeaten on 17 in his first ODI and isn't dismissed until his sixth innings. Picked for the limited-overs tour of New Zealand, he scores 31 off 15 balls in his opening Twenty20. Despite his initial success with the team and his outstanding form in England, he is not selected for the Ashes Test squad.
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Jul 12, 2016

Michael Hussey shapes to reverse sweep, Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Lucia Zouks, CPL 2016, Guyana, July 12, 2016

Michael Hussey shapes to reverse sweep

© CPL/Sportsfile

Mar 16, 2016

Michael Hussey with Shane Watson at training, Dharamsala, March 16, 2016

Michael Hussey with Shane Watson at training

© Getty Images

Jan 24, 2016

A Thunder double: Alex Blackwell and Michael Hussey pose with the WBBL and BBL trophies, Melbourne, January, 24, 2016

A Thunder double: Alex Blackwell and Michael Hussey pose with the WBBL and BBL trophies

© Cricket Australia/Getty Images

Notes

One-Day International Player of the Year - 2006

Tour Results
Australia v New Zealand at Sydney - Feb 15, 2009
Australia won by 1 run
Australia v New Zealand at Brisbane - Feb 13, 2009
No result
Australia v New Zealand at Adelaide - Feb 10, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
Australia v New Zealand at Sydney - Feb 8, 2009
Australia won by 32 runs
Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne - Feb 6, 2009
New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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