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Michael Hussey Biography

Michael Hussey

Facts of Michael Hussey

Date of Birth: 1975 , May-27
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Michael Hussey

1975 Born in Mt Lawley, Perth, Australia
2004 Made his Test debut
2006 Became Player of the year
2007 Won the 2007 World Cup
2008 Smashed a century on IPL
2013 Announced his Retirement
2010 Played for Chennai Super Kings

Detail Timeline of Michael Hussey

May 27 , 1975

Born in Mt Lawley, Perth, Australia

Michael Hussey full name Michael Edward Killeen Hussey, a former Australian cricketer, best known as the team member of the Australia national team, Chennai Super Kings as well as Mumbai Indians, was born on 27 May of 1975, in Mt Lawley, Perth located in the Western Australia.


Made his Test debut

After years of toil at the domestic level, Hussey finally made it to the highest level in 2004 at the age of 28 and then made his Test debut the following year. In the same year, Hussey was a relative latecomer to both the ODI and Test Australian teams


Became Player of the year

His remarkable consistency saw him bag the ICC ODI player of the year award in 2006. He was also named in the ICC ODI World XI in 2006 and as 12th man in 2007. After this moment, he came to the spotlight to the audience.


Won the 2007 World Cup

Moreover, Michael Hussey was also a part of the side that won the 2007 World Cup and the 2009 Champions Trophy. To single out one Hussey-performance at the highest level is tough. Such was the player, such was his consistency.


Smashed a century on IPL

Michael Hussey smashed a century on Indian Premier League (IPL) debut in 2008 and he smashed Pakistan to all parts of the ground to fashion a memorable victory in the 2010 World T20. In the same year, He was right and the recession hit hard.


Announced his Retirement

Moreover, Hussey announced his retirement from international cricket and exited the stage at Sydney against Sir Lanka, passing on the Australian team song to Nathan Lyon in early 2013. But, even after retirement, he won the Orange Cap at the IPL 2013.


Played for Chennai Super Kings

Having established himself in the shortest format, Michael Hussey then played a key role in Chennai Super Kings achieving the IPL and Champions League double in 2010, followed by another IPL crown in 2011 and gave an impressive performance.


Michael Hussey a well-known cricketer all over the world. Hussey is a proud White, Australian player. He is also a 79-Test veteran and former Australian team's ODI captain. Michael Hussey has made an impeccable Twenty-20 record of more than 130 matches, 3,900 runs at an average of 39.2 and a strike rate of 125.

In his cricket career, Michael has played for various cricket teams such as Australia, Chennai Super Kings, Durham, Gloucestershire, Mumbai Indians, Northamptonshire, St Lucia Zouks, Sydney Thunder and Western Australia.

Michael Hussey is currently at the age of 41and is a happily married man. Michael married Amy Hussey and has four children together. Michael Hussey earns his salary from his cricket career, which adds up to his recent net worth of  U.S. $ 7 million in recent days.