In the 2020 version, the three-time winners completed seventh within the factors desk and did not qualify for the play-offs for the primary time within the league’s historical past.
“I feel we have a very balanced squad that has most bases covered and with depth in most areas. The guys are in really good spirits and have been preparing extremely well,” he was quoted as saying by CSK website.
Hussey said CSK had a very balanced squad, adding the new recruits Moeen Ali, K Gowtham and Robin Uthappa were “wonderful additions.”
“I feel they’re all wonderful additions. Moeen is a superb all-rounder, Robin has quite a bit of expertise and has been a top quality performer previously and Gowtham has some real expertise that we are able to look to develop additional,” Hussey said.
CSK picked up six players including Ali and Gowtham at the February auction after buying top-order batsman Uthappa in a trade with Rajasthan Royals.
Hussey said a good start in the forthcoming IPL would be nice because the players will then relax and play their best cricket with confidence.
“A great begin can be good as a result of the gamers will then calm down and hopefully play their finest cricket with confidence, in any other case the stress can construct up on everybody concerned,” the former Australia batsman said.
Hussey said playing a block of matches would help the players settle and build confidence early in the tournament.
“I feel taking part in a block of matches in Mumbai will assist the gamers settle and construct confidence early within the event,” he added.
“The situations at Wankhede are usually excellent for each batsmen and bowlers, so hopefully we are able to begin properly and gamers can be ok with their video games,” he stated.
The Super Kings are at present coaching in Mumbai the place they play their first 5 matches of IPL 14 starting with a recreation in opposition to Delhi Capitals on April 10.