Hussey Explains Surprise Retirement

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Hussey Explains Surprise Retirement
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Veteran batsman Michael Hussey has admitted to keeping his decision to retire from international cricket quiet because he feared being dropped immediately if he told selectors of his plans. Hussey surprised many by announcing his retirement just days before the final Test of the summer, the New Year’s Test in Sydney against Sri Lanka. Unlike fellow veteran Ricky Ponting, Hussey was in good form and many had him locked in for a spot in Australia’s XI for the Ashes series in June...

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