Michael Hussey
(Australian Cricketer)

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
Profession:Former cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:Underneath the Southern Cross
BookMr Cricket
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):1.8 m
Weight (approx.):82 Kg
Eye Colour:NA
Hair Colour:Brown
Tattoos:NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth:27- May-1975
Age (as on 2018):43
Birth Place:Mount Lawley, Western Australia, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Gemini
Nationality:Australian Cricketer
School:Whitford Catholic Primary School
College:Prendiville Catholic College
Educational Qualifications:NA
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Family
Father:Ted Hussey
Mother:Helen Hussey
Sister:NA
Brother:David Hussey
Coach/Mentor:NA
Religion:Christian
Address:NA
Cricket Career
International Debut:
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.

Preferences
Hobbies:NA
Favourite Batsmen:Rahul Dravid
Favourite Bowlers:NA
Favourite Football Club:Manchester United
Favourite sports personalities:NA
Favourite Food:NA
Favourite Place on earth:NA
Favourite Films:NA
Favourite Actress:NA
Favourite TV Shows:NA
Smoking/Alcohol:Yes
Records
In International cricket:

 

  • He had 15,313 First Class runs before making his International debut.
  • He scored two triple ton in first-class cricket.
  • He batted at no.7 at an average of 120.83 with 725 runs.
  • He took only 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.
  • He replaced the current Australian Coach to make his debut for the national team
  • He scored 19 Test centuries and 29 Half centuries.
  • He scored 6,235 runs in Test and 5,442 runs in ODI.
  • He is widely regraded as a great fielder, he took 84 catches in Test, 105 in ODI, 20 in T20 and 307 in Club cricket.
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Married
Affairs/Girlfriends:Amy Hussey
Wife/Spouse:Amy Hussey
Marriage Date:NA
Children:Jasmine Hussey, William Hussey, Molly Hussey

Earnings
Net Worth:Not known
IPL earnings:NA
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.