Mike Hussey on the craftsmanship of batting, handling setbacks and coaching in the IPL
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On this week's episode of Lessons Learnt with the Greats, I speak to the one and only, 'Mr Cricket', Mike Hussey. Huss was forced to wait for his international debut but when he got in the Australian team he was one of our best performers ever. In this episode, Huss breaks down his batting and mental techniques, how he handled challenges and setbacks, and shares ripping stories about his time in the IPL as an assistant coach – they're not to be missed!

Episode rundown

03:13 – I name a few of my favourite innings by Huss (YouTube links below)

09:34 – Huss shares his career highlights

11:05 – Huss talks about his batting process. Incredible insight here.

15:57 – How Huss became a terrific fielder

19:00 – Huss explains how his upbringing put him in peak physical shape

22:15 – Huss talks captaincy

25:50 – Two ripping stories from Huss about his coaching career. These are absolute gold.

34:12 – Huss discusses his mindset and mental skills

42:13 – How the media played a part in his performance

45:40 – Huss gives some great advice about financial planning

51:40 – How Huss has dealt with challenges throughout his career

56:08 – We close with the books Huss loves reading

YouTube links

Hussey's 195 at the Gabba in 2010 https://youtu.be/vQLkl55HVsY

Hussey's amazing World T20 performance v Pakistan https://youtu.be/Ky1a_rNT768

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