IPL 2018: Michael Hussey returns to Chennai Super Kings, as their batting coach

Michael Hussey was an integral part of CSK set up.

Michael Hussey is the third highest run getter for CSK behind Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni

Former Australian batsman and Chennai Super Kings opener Michael Hussey has made a return to the franchise, this time however, as their batting coach for the upcoming season of IPL 2018.

Hussey played for Chennai Super Kings for seven seasons and was one of the best openers in the league for the yellow team. “I am really excited about returning to the Chennai Super Kings in a coaching capacity and working with the players to help them get the best out of themselves and also help to bring success to this great franchise,” the Australian batting great said.

Michael Hussey, often called as Mr. Cricket has the third highest tally of runs for CSK in the IPL with 1,768 runs, only behind topper Suresh Raina (3,699) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2,987).

I have so many great memories as a player and have made many wonderful friends in Chennai and now I am excited about giving back to the franchise in trying to help the next generation of CSK players,” Hussey said.

CSK won the IPL twice, finished runners-up on four occasions and qualified to the Playoffs in all eight seasons between 2008 and 2015.

Chennai Super Kings welcomed Hussey back into the fold on Twitter with th caption - "Welcome back, Huss! Our summer is gonna be even more awesomesauce with this gentleman from Down Under back in the Yellow Brigade. This time, as the Batting Coach! #ReturnOfTheSuperKings #SummerIsComing #WhistlePodu"

 


By Jatin Sharma - 06 Jan, 2018

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