Hussey initially played for his built-in Western Australian Warriors, and his career absolute of 6471 runs ranks eighth in the account of that state's run-makers in the Sheffield Shield. He again confused to England, area in July 2001 he denticulate an best 329 (a Northamptonshire club record) at Wantage Road in his side's 633 for six declared on the way to a 10-wicket victory. He afterwards captained Northamptonshire. In August 2003 he surpassed his own Northamptonshire record, back he denticulate 331 not out adjoin Somerset at Taunton.
When Hussey was arena for the second-string civic team, Allan Border already jokingly appropriate he get bout convenance by blockage in the nets for a abounding six hours; to his astonishment, Hussey went on to do aloof that. Hussey started out as a right-handed batsman but angry himself into a left-hander as he is abundantly aggressive by Border.
Hussey becoming a Candid Australia arrangement in 2004–05 afterwards absolute in the ING Cup. Statistically, Hussey's all-embracing career has been actual successful, with his career batting boilerplate in tests actuality 55.29 as of April 2009 (and amid 2006 and 2008 aerial amid 75 and 85) and in ODIs 54.72. His Analysis boilerplate is amid the accomplished of abreast batsmen. He is currently additional on the account of best averages anytime in ODI cricket.
He is a actual casual average clip bowler, bowling alone 28 overs in his Analysis career, 23 of them in 2008. He is brought into the advance usually to accord the clip bowlers a rest, although he was already brought on in India to stop Ricky Ponting accepting a one-match ban for a apathetic over rate. On December 28, 2008, Day 3 of the Boxing Day test, he got his aboriginal analysis wicket, Paul Harris bent by Mitchell Johnson. He concluded with abstracts of 1/22. He has taken two wickets in one-day internationals.
He was allotment of Australia's 2007 ICC World Twenty20 band which was agape out in the semi-finals. He played in all of Australia's matches, scoring 65 runs with a best of 37 afore abasing a hamstring, which prevented his accord in Australia's bout of India that followed.