25 Facts About David Hussey


David John Hussey was born on 15 July 1977 and is an Australian cricket coach and former cricketer.


David Hussey is the younger brother of former Australian cricketer Michael Hussey.


David Hussey was captain of the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League.


David Hussey finished the Australian season with an aggregate 857 runs at an average of 61.


David Hussey unsuccessfully asked Cricket Victoria for a release to return to Western Australia.


In February 2008, David Hussey made the second fastest Australian domestic one-day hundred, off 60 balls.


David Hussey played as a Twenty20 all-rounder, bowling in all Victoria's matches with success.


In 2013, David Hussey was involved in an incident in the Big Bash League, with Marlon Samuels and Shane Warne, after Samuels had grabbed David Hussey while in the process of running between the wickets which followed Warne abusing Samuels in the following innings, and Samuels throwing his bat in Warne's direction.


David Hussey started his English cricket career at Horsham Cricket Club in Sussex.


David Hussey hit two centuries and one double century, 232* against Warwickshire as his county went on to win the championship.


David Hussey's record for the year was an exceptional 1,219 runs at 93.76.


David Hussey signed for Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club for the 2008 and 2009 seasons, but due to commitments to the Australian national team withdrew from the end of the 2008 season.


David Hussey returned to Notts for the majority of the 2010 season, and left the county at the end of the 2013 season, signing off with a century against Somerset in the County Championships.


In 2004, David Hussey played four one-day internationals for Australia A, scoring a century against the West Indies.


In September 2007, David Hussey toured Pakistan with the Australia A team, scoring two centuries on the tour.


David Hussey made his international Twenty20 debut for Australia against India at the MCG on 1 February 2008.


David Hussey made his debut at Basseterre on 4 July 2008 in the fourth ODI of the bilateral series against the West Indies and scored 52, involved in a 50 partnership with brother Michael.


On 28 August 2009, David Hussey registered his maiden ODI century against Scotland getting 111 off 87 balls.


Nevertheless, although he represented Australia in a number of T20 International matches during 2010, David Hussey did not play another one day international after scoring his century against Scotland until he was selected for the 1st ODI against England at the MCG on 16 January 2011.


Outside of India, David Hussey is the only batsman to average more than 54 at first class level, but never be selected for a test.


David Hussey was selected for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League to a contract of $625,000.


David Hussey had a successful first series, scoring 319 runs at 29.00, he received a man of the match award against Deccan Chargers after scoring 38 not out on a difficult pitch to win the match for his side.


David Hussey is currently the second-most-expensive overseas IPL cricketer, after Mahela Jayawardene.


David Hussey was the replacement for the injured Dwayne Bravo.


David Hussey was appointed as the chief mentor for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2019 IPL.