Former middle-order batsman Mike Hussey has been drafted in by Australian coach Justin Langer to assist mentor the aspect throughout their upcoming Twenty20 series in opposition to Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
He is the most recent nice to be introduced into the fold after Ricky Ponting joined the backroom staff on the one-day World Cup this 12 months and Steve Waugh helped out in the course of the Ashes series in England.
“I’m very excited actually. I’m really looking forward to getting back in around the Aussie team,” Hussey, who’s nicknamed “Mr. Cricket”, instructed the Sydney Daily Telegraph on Sunday.
“They are going to be making an attempt to get methods in place, develop a method of play and what gamers they need and I love all that stuff — planning for a giant occasion.
“They have floated the possibility of being involved closer to the T20 World Cup (in Australia next year) as well but it’s all pretty loose at the moment.”
Australia performs back-to-back three-game T20 series in opposition to Sri Lanka after which Pakistan beginning subsequent Sunday in Adelaide to kick off their summer season season.
Langer has additionally made former Test speedster Ryan Harris bowling coach for the series.
He instructed the newspaper the presence of Ponting, Waugh and now Hussey was monumental for his workforce.
“I can’t tell you how influential these guys can be on the group,” stated Langer.
“It’s good to have totally different voices and totally different eyes and see guys of that caliber giving us suggestions on what they see.
Source: PTI News