Mike Hussey to retire after Sydney Test

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Sydney: Australian Test batsman Mike Hussey has announced that he will retire from international cricket after the next week’s Test against Sri Lanka at Sydney.

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Hussey told Cricket Australia that he wanted to spend more time with his young family and it is the reason he has decided to quit.

"I was quite excited to tell them this morning, that I’m not going to go away and play for Australia any more," Hussey told Channel Nine in an exclusive interview.

37-old Hussey has scored 6183 runs at 51.52 from 78 Tests. He has also played 185 one-day internationals and 38 Twenty20 internationals for Australia.

Usman Khawaja is being tipped to replace him in the side.

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