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IPL 2014: David Hussey signed as Dwayne Bravo’s replacement by Chennai Super Kings

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Over the years, David Hussey has been a consistent performer in T20s © Getty Images

May 12, 2014

Australian veteran, middle-order batsman, David Hussey has been signed by Chennai Super Kings as a replacement for the injured all-rounder, Dwayne Bravo in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014. Bravo had injured his shoulder while trying to take a catch in their first game of IPL 7 against Kings XI Punjab.

Huseey has previously played for Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab in IPL. Along with known being a fine batsman in the shortest format of the game, he can also bowl useful off-spin.

Hussey on his Twitter account had said on Monday,

Chennai’s official Twitter handle said,

Even though, losing Bravo was a big blow for Chennai setup, they have covered up for him to some extent by signing the veteran 36 year-old Twenty20 (T20) specialist.

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