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HindustanTimes Thu,24 Jul 2014

Nasser Hussain
PTI
January 30, 2003
First Published: 20:48 IST(24/1/2003)
Last Updated: 00:00 IST(30/1/2003)
 Date of Birth: 28 March 1968, Chennai, India
 Test Debut: Against West Indies at Kingston in 1989/90
 ODI Debut: Against Pakistan at Nagpur in 1989/90
 Bats: Right Hand Bat
 Bowls: Leg Break
 
Since assuming the captaincy after the debacle of the last World Cup, Hussain has overseen an upturn in England's fortunes despite the recent disappointments in Australia.

But on the one-day scene this will be his greatest challenge and one he will have to rise to if England are to have any chance.

As a batsman Hussain has been criticised in some circles for slow scoring in the 50-over game.

He has his best average playing at first-wicket down as well as his highest score.

That innings of 115, his first century, came last summer in his 72nd one-day international

However, at the World Cup, the fitness of his troops permitting, Hussain will drop down to number four in the order allowing Michael Vaughan to bat at three.

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