Hussey back to boost Australia's batting power

Updated: 11 March 2011 15:29 IST

Bowler Brett Lee summed up the mood on Thursday when he described Hussey's return to the squad, having originally been ruled out with a hamstring injury, as a "dream come true."

Bangalore:

Mike Hussey maintains he's just an "everyday bloke" but judging by the reaction to his arrival in India, not many of his Australian teammates would agree.

Bowler Brett Lee summed up the mood on Thursday when he described Hussey's return to the squad, having originally been ruled out with a hamstring injury, as a "dream come true."

The No. 4-ranked one-day batsman is a renowned player of spin and has an excellent record in India, but the 35-year-old, nicknamed Mr Cricket, joked Friday he's "not that special, believe me."

Topics : Cricket Michael Hussey Australia Brett Lee ICC World Cup, 2011
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