New Delhi: Australian batsman David Hussey was on Friday given the nod to play for Chennai Super Kings in place of the injured Dwayne Bravo by the Indian Premier League technical committee.
The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side had already signed Hussey in the Chennai squad a couple of days back with the Aussie joining the team soon after as he was in India as an IPL commentator for the host broadcaster. (Read: MS Dhoni is now fifth highest scorer in IPL)
The 36-year-old, who has played 69 ODIs and 39 T20s for the Kangaroos, has plenty of IPL experience, having featured in 23 matches for Kolkata Knight Riders and 36 matches for Kings XI Punjab in previous seasons. (Also read: How Chennai Super Kings are acing the opening gambit)