N Jagadeesan
N Jagadeesan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Tamil Nadu batter Narayan Jagadeesan has said that Mike Hussey is a well-wisher for him and he would blindly trust him. Jagadeesan was one of the players released by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for Rs 90 lakh in the IPL 2023 mini-auction.

Jagadeesan had an excellent outing in the recent Vijay Hazare Trophy. The wicketkeeper batter scored four hundreds in the tournament, including a 277, which is the highest List A score.  He scored 830 runs in 8 Vijay Hazare matches at an average of 138.33. Interestingly, he struggled in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, scoring 118 runs in six innings.

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I Would Blindly Trust Mike Hussey – Narayan Jagadeesan

The 27-year-old was a part of the CSK squad from 2018 to 2022 and played in just seven games, scoring 73 runs. He became close to the CSK assistant coach and former Australian great Mike Hussey. Jagadeesan stated that his relationship with Mike Hussey is very good, and he has had a lot of conversations with Hussey even when not playing in the IPL.

“When I was in the CSK dugout, I was having a lot of conversations with Mike Hussey and he is someone I have idolised for a very long time. Working with him… you know he had a lot of conversations with me. Even when I am not part of the IPL and domestic season is on, he is always in touch with me. He talks to me well,” Jagadeesan said.

Mike Hussey and Narayan Jagadeesan
Mike Hussey and Narayan Jagadeesan (Image Credits: Twitter)

“The bond with Mike Hussey is exceptionally good. We have always been on the same page and I am someone who would blindly trust Mike Hussey because I know for a fact that he is a well-wisher for me and he wants me to do well. No matter if I was playing in the CSK team or not, he always had time to come and speak with me. Give me a lot of tips,” he added.

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