Brad Haddin

  • 'Poor' Haddin ready for a break, says coach Lehmann 30-03-2014 09:27 AM

    Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin would be disappointed with his form at the World T20 in Bangladesh after an outstanding Test series against England and South Africa, according to coach Darren Lehmann. Haddin missed a regulation stumping chance to dismiss hard-hitting Chris Gayle when on 26 and the batsman went on...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 1 12-02-2014 01:36 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Michael Clarke hadn't even arrived in South Africa before his first dig: Ready to depart from Sydney airport, the Australia captain said he was unaware top-ranked South Africa had beaten No. 2 India to extend their unbeaten run to...
  • Australia rest stars for final ODIs against England 20-01-2014 10:19 AM

    Melbourne: With the one-day series already won, Australia announced that several stars will miss one or both of the remaining matches against England in Perth next Friday and Adelaide. Leading runmakers David Warner, Man-of-the-Match with 71 off 70 balls in Sunday night's emphatic victory, and wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin will skip...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia look to open England's 'scars' wider 18-01-2014 02:10 PM

    Sydney: Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the one-day series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team's thrilling one-wicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook's men have now lost the opening two one-day internationals which follow their demoralising 5-0 loss...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England 5th Ashes Test, Day 2 04-01-2014 05:11 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Steve Smith's third Test century and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's half-century sparked a strong comeback for Australia after a top order collapse on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket ground on Friday....
  • Smith happy to take back seat to rescue-artist Haddin 03-01-2014 02:51 PM

    Sydney: If Steve Smith was at all irritated by spending the press conference after hitting his third Test century on Friday talking almost exclusively about his Australian team-mate Brad Haddin, he hid it very well. Smith's 115 was his second century of the series and helped Australia to finish the...
  • Steve Smith, Brad Haddin give Australia control on Day 1 at SCG 03-01-2014 01:08 PM

    Sydney: Steve Smith's third Test century and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's half-century sparked a strong comeback for Australia after a top order collapse on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket ground on Friday. Smith's near-flawless 115 and a 128-run partnership with Haddin (75) took Australia to...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th Ashes Test, Day 1 03-01-2014 04:17 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Battered England are desperate to avoid the ignominy of a 5-0 series whitewash against Australia as they scramble to salvage some pride in the final Ashes Test in Sydney starting on Friday. Alastair Cook's team - coming off a...
  • England 'not in a great place', says Brad Haddin 01-01-2014 02:12 PM

    Sydney: England are in disarray and their ragged fielding indicates the team is breaking apart heading into this week's final Ashes Test, Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin said on Wednesday. England are struggling to avoid a 5-0 Ashes series whitewash after heavy defeats in all four Tests. They passed up the...
  • Ashes: Australia on course in chase of 231 28-12-2013 01:07 PM

    Melbourne: Australia were chasing 201 runs to win the fourth Ashes Test and take a 4-0 series lead after a stunning English batting collapse on a chaotic third day's play in Melbourne on Saturday. Spinner Nathan Lyon and pacer Mitchell Johnson spearheaded a rousing Australian fightback after trailing by 51...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th Test, Day 3 28-12-2013 04:48 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: England strangled Australia's batting to seize control of the fourth Ashes Test on a low-scoring second day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The beleaguered tourists, with the Ashes already lost, boosted their chances of...
  • Australia want to be No.1 in a year: Brad Haddin 24-12-2013 12:10 PM

    Melbourne: Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin says motivation won't be a problem for the hosts in the fourth Test against England starting Thursday, though they've already reclaimed the Ashes and hold a 3-0 lead in the five-Test series. Haddin said Australia are determined to press for the 5-0 series sweep which...
  • Happy with Australia's performance: Mickey Arthur 19-12-2013 03:27 PM

    Melbourne: Mickey Arthur, who was sacked unceremoniously by Cricket Australia (CA) as the Australia coach earlier this year, has moved on in his life. The South African has tried to keep himself away Australia's Ashes win but he is happy. Earlier this year, with less than three weeks before the...
  • 'Glory days are back', say Aussie media 18-12-2013 08:45 AM

    Sydney: Australia's media wallowed in the Ashes humbling of old enemy England on Wednesday, saying "they urn-ed it" and the glory days are back. The triumph was given prominent coverage, with the Sydney Daily Telegraph screaming "No mercy for the dismal Poms" while lavishing praise on Michael Clarke. Cricket writer...
  • After a long wait, Brad Haddin gets a 4th Test hundred 06-12-2013 04:40 PM

    Adelaide: After three years and some very close calls, time and luck were on Brad Haddin's side at the Adelaide Oval on Friday in the second Ashes Test. The 36-year-old wicketkeeper finally got his fourth Test century, and didn't mind how he got there. He was dropped cold when he...
  • Clarke now the world's best batsman, says Haddin 06-12-2013 03:45 PM

    Adelaide: Michael Clarke's stylish 148 on day two of the second Ashes Test against England on Friday was another glorious consummation of his love affair with Adelaide Oval, and moved his deputy Brad Haddin to rate him the world's best batsman. The pair shared a record sixth-wicket partnership of 200...
  • 2nd Test: Australia on top, lead England by 535 runs on Day 2 06-12-2013 01:32 PM

    Adelaide: Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin scored centuries as Australia ran rampant before declaring at 570 for 9 on Friday, then Mitchell Johnson bowled England captain Alastair Cook to cap a strong performance by the hosts on day two of the second Test. After all the talk of a low...
  • As it happened: Ashes, 2nd Test, Day 2 06-12-2013 04:53 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Skipper Michael Clarke (48*) and Brad Haddin (7*) were in the middle for Australia as hosts will aim for healthy first innings total on day two of the second Test. On Day 1, a disciplined England attack shrugged off...
  • No 'pointing fingers' after dropped catches, says Swann 05-12-2013 03:40 PM

    London: England will not be "pointing fingers" after dropping three catches to let Australia off the hook on the opening day of the second Ashes Test and should be satisfied with five wickets on a lifeless pitch, spinner Graeme Swann said on Thursday. Trailing 1-0 in the series, a disciplined...
  • Australia retain winning squad for 2nd Ashes Test 24-11-2013 05:20 PM

    Brisbane: Australia will stick with a winning team after Sunday naming an unchanged 12-man squad for the second Test in Adelaide, starting on December 5. Coach Darren Lehmann said he left the way open to add extra players if required following Australia's huge 381-run win over England in the first...
  • Dressing-down fired Aussies, says Brad Haddin 22-11-2013 04:45 PM

    Brisbane: Australia's Brad Haddin revealed how a sharp dressing-down sparked one of England's biggest Ashes collapses after an inspired Mitchell Johnson terrorised their batting line-up. Haddin said with England on 55 for 2 at lunch on day two, bowling coach Craig McDermott had stern words for what was shaping up...
  • Paceman Mitchell Johnson makes another mark on the Ashes 22-11-2013 04:21 PM

    Brisbane: Mitchell Johnson left the Gabba three years ago clobbered for 170 runs without taking an England wicket in an Ashes performance that cost him his place in the Australia attack. He left the same ground on Friday with a haul of 4 for 61 after some unnerving short-pitch bowling,...
  • Australia vs England, 1st Test, Day 2: As it happened 22-11-2013 05:03 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 1 Round-up: Stuart Broad took five wickets to put England in charge on the first day of the first Ashes Test despite a battling Australian rearguard that kept the hosts alive at 273 for 8 at the close...
  • Broad's five-for helps England restrict Australia to 273/8 on Day 1 21-11-2013 01:20 PM

    Brisbane: Stuart Broad took five wickets to put England in charge on the first day of the first Ashes Test despite a battling Australian rearguard that kept the hosts alive at 273 for 8 at the close of play on Thursday. The English paceman's first four wickets helped trigger an...
  • Brad Haddin lashes former coach Arthur as 'insecure' 19-11-2013 04:32 PM

    Brisbane: Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin on Tuesday took a swipe at Mickey Arthur, criticising the former Test coach as insecure and saying he set back the Australian team. Haddin said Arthur's successor Darren Lehmann has turned Australia's dressing room and demeanour around ahead of Thursday's first Ashes Test against England at...
  • We are used to Indian conditions now: Brad Haddin 01-11-2013 07:44 PM

    Bangalore: Playing too many matches in India in the shorter format over the years has led to the Australians getting used to the conditions here and that was why they have a very good record, vice-captain Brad Haddin said Friday. Haddin said the experience of playing many matches in Indian...
  • Bowlers face the brunt of new ODI rule: Kohli 01-11-2013 06:54 PM

    Bangalore: Indian batsman Virat Kohli on Friday said the new ODI rule, which enforces an extra fielder inside the 30-yard circle at all times, should be looked into as it is working against the bowlers. "In batting-friendly conditions, it is very hard for the captain to contain runs and has...
  • We need to get better and better, says Brad Haddin 15-10-2013 06:46 PM

    Jaipur: They might have begun the one-day series with an emphatic 72-run win but Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin feels his team needs to step up its game further to beat India consistently and clinch the seven-match series. "We are happy that we could win the first game. It is good...
  • Starting well is going to be the key: Adam Voges 08-10-2013 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: Aware of the stiff challenge awaiting them in the upcoming battle against World Cup champions India, Australia's Adam Voges on Tuesday said that the key is to make a good start in the seven-match series, which can provide a chance to the visitors to grab the number one ODI...
  • Don't be scared of losing to India: Haddin advises Australia 05-10-2013 03:26 PM

    Melbourne: Well aware of the massive challenge that awaits them in the upcoming ODI series in India, Australian vice-captain Brad Haddin on Saturday said his team will have to guard against the fear of losing in the rubber that would decide the world number one. "We have to adapt to...