Underneath the Southern Cross


The end of career biography of one of the most loved stars of Australian cricket is now available in paperback with a brand new cover, after selling over 30,000 copies in hardback. Michael Hussey’s huge popularity does not rest solely on his incredible playing record. Popularly known as Mr Cricket, he made his Test debut against the West Indies in Brisbane in November 2005, and has scored 6,183 Test runs over 78 Tests in his career. But to his fans, it is the way he plays the game rather than simply the sum of his achievements that marks him out as one of the best-loved cricketers of his generation. He is a middle-order maestro with a batting average of 51.52, but he has always played cricket with an integrity and sense of values that is the epitome of what cricket stands for. His autobiography takes you behind the scenes to his world of cricket. From his lengthy struggle to break into the Australian side, through to his masterly achievements in the Australian team, in ODI and Indian Premier League – this book follows his extraordinary cricket career., with plenty of surprisingly frank admissions & behind the scenes dramas.

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ISBN:

9781742708065

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

448

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

570g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 August 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey was born in 1975 in Western Australia and was a relative latecomer to both the Australian team and one-day internationals and, debuting at 30 and 28 years of age in the respective formats. Prior to that he played first-class cricket for the Western Australian Warriors and for three counties in England. He also played in the Indian Premier League for the Chennai Super Kings. Michael Hussey retired from the Australian Cricket team in