Michael Hussey predicts tough Ashes 2015, says Joe Root will be key for England
Michael Hussey predicts tough Ashes 2015, says Joe Root will be key for England

Australia's veteran batsman Michael ​Hussey on Wednesday said the upcoming Ashes series between hosts England and Australia will be a tough contest, adding that batsman Joe Root will be the key for the home side.

IPL 8 Final: We need to be at our best against Mumbai, says Michael Hussey
IPL 8 Final: We need to be at our best against Mumbai, says Michael Hussey

Veteran Mike Hussey played a key role in ensuring Chennai Super Kings' record sixth appearance in the final of the Indian Premier League and the Australian said the team needs to be at its "best" to beat Mumbai Indians in tomorrow's summit clash at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

IPL 8: Camaraderie is key to our success, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni
IPL 8: Camaraderie is key to our success, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday said the camaraderie between the young and the senior players was key to the consistent good show of his side in the IPL.

Not expecting Australia's ODI captaincy: George Bailey
Not expecting Australia's ODI captaincy: George Bailey

Australia batsman George Bailey on Sunday said he is ready to resume his place in the middle-order following the retirement of Michael Clarke. But he added he's not expecting captaincy on a permanent basis.

Huge scores in ODIs a product of fan demand: Michael Hussey
Huge scores in ODIs a product of fan demand: Michael Hussey

Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey believes the increasing benchmark scores in One-Day International (ODI) cricket is the direct result of a demand for entertainment from various parties.

South Africa won't treat match against India as 'high-profile': Russell Domingo
South Africa won't treat match against India as 'high-profile': Russell Domingo

South Africa will treat the highly-anticipated World Cup match against India with the same respect as any other international and not as a "high-profile" game, Proteas cricket coach Russell Domingo said.

If you have skills, you don't need psychologists: Proteas coach Russell Domingo
If you have skills, you don't need psychologists: Proteas coach Russell Domingo

Unruffled by the 'chokers' tag given to South Africa for their tendency to crumble under pressure, Proteas cricket coach Russell Domingo said his team does not need a sports psychologist as good skill-sets will be enough for the players to handle crunch situations.

'Gary Kirsten's presence in South Africa camp won't make much difference'
'Gary Kirsten's presence in South Africa camp won't make much difference'

Even as South Africa plot India's downfall with the help of Gary Kirsten and Mike Hussey, cricketing greats Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Chappell on Wednesday felt their presence would not make much of a difference to the Proteas' chances in their World Cup game against the holders.

Mike Hussey to work with South Africa at Cricket World Cup
Mike Hussey to work with South Africa at Cricket World Cup

Cricket Australia has confirmed former Australia batsman Mike Hussey will work with South Africa in a consultancy role during the Cricket World Cup.

Chris Rogers replaces injured Mike Hussey as PM`s XI skipper
Chris Rogers replaces injured Mike Hussey as PM`s XI skipper

Test opening batsman Chris Rogers has replaced injured Mike Hussey as captain of the Prime Minister`s XI for Wednesday`s match against England, Cricket Australia said Sunday.

Phil Hughes funeral: As it happened...
Phil Hughes funeral: As it happened...

Cricketing luminaries bid an emotional farewell to Phillip Hughes at a funeral service held in his home town Wednesday, as Australia stopped to remember the popular batsman whose death from a freak injury sent shockwaves through the sport.

No spinning out of the Cricket World Cup for Australia: Mike Hussey
No spinning out of the Cricket World Cup for Australia: Mike Hussey

Back on their favoured quick and bouncy pitches, Australia`s failings against spin bowling are unlikely to figure at the World Cup and the co-hosts have an excellent opportunity to win a fifth trophy, according to former batsman Mike Hussey.

Learnt from Virat Kohli on how to build an innings: Suresh Raina
Learnt from Virat Kohli on how to build an innings: Suresh Raina

 Having guided CSK to their second CLT20 trophy, Suresh Raina said that he has matured as a player taking cues from his contemporaries including Virat Kohli, who has shown the way with big hundred in ODI cricket.

Mumbai Indians trounce Southern Express to stay alive in CLT20
Mumbai Indians trounce Southern Express to stay alive in CLT20

Openers Lendl Simmons and Mike Hussey struck commanding fifties to hand Mumbai Indians a resounding 9-wicket win over Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express and keep their team in the hunt for the main draw of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Sunday.

IPL: Mumbai Indians stay afloat with 25-run win against Royals

Mumbai Indians kept their play-off hopes alive with a comfortable 25-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in a one-sided IPL encounter here today.

Morkel will pose real challenge to Clarke: Hussey

Former batsman Mike Hussey has said tall Proteas pacer Morne Morkel will pose the Australian captain Michael Clarke more of challenge during the Test series.

Hussey backs Marsh to shine with bat in South Africa

Former Test star Mike Hussey has backed Shaun Marsh to shine with the bat during Australia`s tour of South Africa, starting February 12.

Aussies can reclaim No.1 Test ranking based on Ashes heroics, says Hussey

Former Australian Test star Mike Hussey has said Aussies can reclaim the No.1 Test ranking once again following its Ashes dominance over England in the current series.

Cowan warns Root could blossom like Hussey at No.6

Australian Test opener Ed Cowan has said that England batsman Joe Root could blossom like Mike Hussey did in his team down the order at No.6.

Ricky Ponting calls for veterans fund to keep senior players in Oz state cricket

Former Australian Test captain Ricky Ponting has called for a veterans fund to keep senior players such as Mike Hussey playing state cricket in the nation.