Former Australian batsman David Hussey retires from T20 cricket

Former Australian batsman David Hussey has decided the game for good after his side Melbourne Stars’ semifinal exit from this year’s Big Bash League. David Hussey wanted to end his career with silverware in his career by helping Melbourne Stars secure their maiden title.

The side lost the game in a convincing fashion to Perth Scorchers in the first semifinal game played on Tuesday. The defeat was tough to swallow as David Hussey confirmed through social media platform Twitter to announce his decision to end his international career. He captained the Stars to the finals and semifinals in the last two seasons.

Hussey scored 855 runs from 48 games for Melbourne Stars since the inception of Big Bash League in 2001.He did quit from other two forms of the game since 2015 and was only playing T20 cricket. The middle order player represented Australia in 69 one day games and 39 T20 internationals. He scored one hundred and seventeen fifties in his short career for the Aussies.The never played test cricket for Australia but had a excellent average of 52 with 45 centuries to his resume in the first class cricket.

 

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