Mathew Wade

  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 January 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart. After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game. Playing XI:...
  • Matthew Wade fined, suspended for pitch tampering November 17, 2013

    Melbourne: Former Australia Test wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has been fined and suspended for pitch tampering during a domestic first class match between Victoria and Tasmania. Wade, the Victoria captain, was found to have tampered with the pitch during his innings of 119 in the first innings of a match which his...
  • I will push for a spot as a batsman: Wade July 26, 2013

    London: Matthew Wade has no problems about giving up his wicketkeeping role if he can earn a place in Australia's Ashes side as a specialist batsman. The 25-year-old is on tour as the reserve glovesman behind vice-captain and first-choice wicketkeeper Brad Haddin but such have been Australia's run-scoring problems in...
  • Brad Haddin vows to help win back Ashes April 24, 2013

    Sydney: Veteran wicketkeeper batsman Brad Haddin said on Wednesday he never doubted he would play Test cricket again and vowed to help instil the team spirit needed for Australia to win the Ashes series against arch-rivals England. The 35-year-old has played only one Test since January 2012 but now finds...
  • Aus vs SL, 3rd Test: Australia on top as Sri Lanka slump January 5, 2013

    Sydney: Sri Lanka face a struggle to avoid a series whitewash against Australia after finishing day three of the third and final Test on 225 for 7 in their second innings, just 87 runs ahead. Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade's unbeaten 102 before lunch helped Australia to a first-innings 432 for 9 declared...
  • Playing England is always a challenge: Watson June 29, 2012

    London: England and Australia play the first of a five-match one-day international series at Lord's on Friday but the tourists are already looking to their return trip for next year's Ashes. Australia allrounder Shane Watson has played in two Ashes Test series defeats and is desperate to emerge victorious. "After being involved...
  • Aus take the upper hand after Wade's ton April 25, 2012

    Roseau, Dominica: Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade hit a maiden Test century on Tuesday and Australia's bowlers followed up by derailing the West Indies' first innings as the tourists took full control on day two of the third and final Test at Windsor Park. Wade's aggressive 106 off 146 balls guided Australia to...
  • Awful India surrender in T20 too February 1, 2012

    Sydney: India are yet to shrug off the heavy hangover of their four-nil Test series drubbing, with Australia completely outplaying the visitors to thump them by 31 runs in the first Twenty20 on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 172, India were restricted to 140 for 6 with only skipper MS...
  • I have been dropped, not rested: Haddin January 31, 2012

    Sydney: Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin says he has been dropped from Australia's one-day squad due to poor form, rather than being rested. Haddin was omitted in favour of understudy Matthew Wade on Monday for the first three matches of the limited-overs tri-series against India and Sri Lanka, with chairman of selectors...