Michael Hussey is also known as Mr Cricket due to his in-depth knowledge of the game. His debut in international cricket is considered as late because he was 28 years old when he took his first step to walk into the international stadium against India in 2004. Hussey is deemed to be one of the calm and composed cricketers, and he likes to play under MS Dhoni’s captaincy in IPL. It is a well-known fact about Hussey that he is counted as one of the great fielders of the cricket. He raised the bar of fitness in the team by showing his skills while fielding for his side.
|Michael Edward Killeen Hussey|
|Nickname:||Mr Cricket, Huss, Shameless, Maurice|
|Autobiography:||Underneath the Southern Cross|
|Height (approx.):||1.8 m|
|Weight (approx.):||82 Kg|
|Date of Birth:||27- May-1975|
|Age (as on 2018):||43|
|Birth Place:||Mount Lawley, Western Australia, Australia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Gemini|
|School:||Whitford Catholic Primary School|
|College:||Prendiville Catholic College|
|Test:||3 November 2005 v West Indies|
|ODI:||1 February 2004 v India|
|T20:||17 February. 2005 v New zealand|
|Jersey Number:||48, 2|
|Domestic/State Team:||Western Australia, Northamptonshire, Gloucestershire, Durham, Chennai Super Kings, Perth Scorchers, Sydney THunder, Mumbai Indians|
|Nature on the field:||Calm, composed|
|Likes to play against:||England|
|Favorite Shot:||Pull Shot|
|Career Turning Point|
When he played in Australia A team and got the chance to play international cricket for his side.
|Favourite Batsmen:||Rahul Dravid|
|Favourite Football Club:||Manchester United|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Place on earth:||NA|
|Favourite TV Shows:||NA|
|In International cricket:|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Children:||Jasmine Hussey, William Hussey, Molly Hussey|
|Net Worth:||Not known|
|Awards and recognitions|
Hussey was awarded OSI Player of the Year in 2006 and he was included in the Test and ODI XI of that particular year.
He continued his performance and was once again opted into the squad of ODI and Test XI’s of ICC in 2007
In 2010 and 2013, Hussey was added into the ODI team of ICC.
Hussey received the Allan Border Medal in 2006 and became the Australian Cricketer of the Year where he competed Brett Lee and Adam Gilchrist to became the first choice of the jury.
|Lesser Known Facts|
- Michael Hussey wanted to be a Science professor
- He won a big scholarship to the Australian Cricket Academy
- He made his debut very late; he was about 28 years.
- He had 15,313 First-class runs before making his International debut.
- He scored two triple ton in first class cricket.
- He is known as Mr. cricket beacuse of his deep knoweledge.
- He batted at no.7 at an average of 120.83 with 725 runs.
- he took just 166 days to complete 1,000 international runs.
- He was also the first player to become the fastest to reach the top 10 rankings.
- His average in 2005 ashes was 105.25.
- He scored the second century of IPL against KXIP.
- He also scored 733 runs in 17 matches to become the highest run-getter in 2013 IPL.