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  • Hayden was adept on bouncy pitches as well as turners, says Dravid 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid paid glowing tributes to his one time contemporary and powerful Australian opener Matthew Hayden terming him as one player, who was equally adept on bouncy pitches of Australia as well as the turners in the sub-continent. "A phenomenal player. A dominating batsmen for Australia...
  • Chappell hits out at BCCI for muzzling commentators over DRS October 10, 2013

    Melbourne: Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has slammed Indian Cricket Board for "muzzling" commentators over the controversial DRS and said he won't be working under the terms of BCCI during the sevenmatch ODI series between India and Australia starting Sunday. The Indian Cricket Board has laid down three topics and one...
  • Sachin is India's Don Bradman, says Matthew Hayden April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar has always been showered with the biggest of compliments but former Australia opener Matthew Hayden took it to a new level as he placed the senior batsman above the game itself while calling him India's Don Bradman and a "movement in himself". "They will write books and...
  • Hayden surprised at Sehwag's exclusion from Indian team March 7, 2013

    India dropped out-of-form opener Virender Sehwag for the remainder of the Test series against Australia on Thursday. ...
  • Inside 'little' Tendulkar resides a 'tiger': Hayden February 27, 2013

    New Delhi A tiger resides inside the "little" frame of Sachin Tendulkar, feels former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden, who saw it when he started playing against the Indian veteran. "I probably first heard Sachin's name in the early '90s. The one thing that always stuck in my mind about Sachin...
  • Gambhir's exclusion good for Australia, says Hayden February 17, 2013

    Melbourne: Gautam Gambhir's exclusion from India's squad for the first two Tests against Australia is a "positive" development for the tourists, feels former cricketer Matthew Hayden. Hayden, who had a good tour of India in 2001, said Gambhir formed a "potent" opening combination with Virender Sehwag and the lefthander's exclusion...
  • Indian captain or coach can be changed, but that doesn't do any longterm good: Sanjeeb Mukherjea January 7, 2013

    Is it time India made wholesale changes to its batting? CNNIBN's Chief Cricket Correspondent Sanjeeb Mukherjea joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Does the whole problem with the Indian cricket today is due to lack of succession planning. Every one knew that Dravid,...
  • Sachin deserves Membership of Order of Australia: Gilly October 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist on Monday came out in support of Sachin Tendulkar being conferred the Membership of the Order of Australia, saying that the senior Indian batsman has helped in forging relations between the two countries. Gilchrist's former opening partner Matthew Hayden was upset at Tendulkar getting the...
  • Why not make Sachin PM of Australia: Hayden October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden has shown displeasure over Sachin Tendulkar getting the prestigious 'Order of Australia'. "I am not so sure. There are things that are sacred within our country," Hayden told Triple M Sydney's The Rush Hour. The 40yearold asserted that though Tendulkar is an iconic figure...
  • Australian great Hayden quits cricket September 20, 2012

    Sydney: Veteran Australian opener Matthew Hayden has called time on his glittering playing career, opting not to play in Australia's domestic Twenty20 series this year, his Brisbane Heat team said on Thursday. The Heat said that after lengthy discussions, Hayden, 40, had opted not to return for a final series...
  • Indian women feminine and strong: Diana Hayden September 15, 2012

    Kolkata: Indian women are feminine as well as strong at the same time, feels former Miss World Diana Hayden. "Whenever I travel to the west, I see women are getting stronger but the femininity is not there. Never lose your femininity. We have that quality and we must hold onto...
  • Hayden lashes out at selectors over Ponting axe February 21, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden lashed out the national selectors for dropping Ricky Ponting from the oneday squad and termed their decision as "disgraceful". Ponting said on Tuesday he did not expect to play for Australia in the oneday format but would continue to play Test cricket. "It was disgraceful treatment...
  • Chappell, Hayden back India's rotational policy February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Backing India's muchtalked about rotational policy, Australian greats Greg Chappell and Matthew Hayden on Monday emphasised on the need to be a good fielder to survive in modernday cricket. Chappell and Hayden expressed their views a day after India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said seniors like Sachin Tendulkar and...
  • Scorchers beat Heat by 10 runs in Big Bash December 29, 2011

    Perth: Perth Scorchers leapt to fourth position in the Twenty20 Big Bash League table by narrowly beating the Brisbane Heat at the WACA Ground on Thursday. Electing to bat first, the Scorchers were given a flying start by captain Marcus North (40) and hardhitting South African Herchelle Gibbs (38), who together...
  • Bad blood: IndAus cricket controversies December 23, 2011

    It's not just the quality of contests between bat and ball that have made India versus Australia the greatest rivalry of recent times. There have been many ugly, heated and controversial moments on and off the field that have added to the drama and intensity of Test matches between the...
  • Haddin overshadows Hayden in Big Bash opener December 16, 2011

    Sydney: Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin smashed 76 runs off 59 balls to overshadow Matthew Hayden's return to Australian cricket and lead the Sydney Sixers to a sevenwicket win over the Brisbane Heat in the opening match of the Big Bash Twenty20 tournament. Prolific Test opener Hayden, who last played in Australia...
  • When Agarkar had his Aussie revenge December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Eight years ago to the day, on December 15, 2003, Ajit Agarkar enjoyed his greatest day of international cricket. Rahul Dravids 233 had taken India to within 33 runs of Australias firstinnings total of 556, and then it was over to Agarkar, who snapped up 6 for 41...
  • MacGill ends retirement to play in Big Bash December 2, 2011

    Sydney: Former Test legspinner Stuart MacGill has come out of a threeyear retirement and joined veterans Shane Warne and Matthew Hayden in signing contracts to play in the Australia's domestic Twenty20 league. MacGill will play with the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash competition. He played 44 Tests for Australia, taking...
  • Style check: copying styles and outfits September 23, 2011

    Watch the stars who have been wearing similar outfits at parties of late. Lisa Hayden and Neha Dhupia, both wore the same Gaurav Gupta design recently. ...
  • I'm not a gameplayer: Diana Hayden April 22, 2010

    Diana Hayden has been in and out of the picture for a long time. The former Miss World went on to act in a few movies after being trained in dramatics, including a South African film, Othello, and a few Hindi films. Not too successful in Bollywood, she shifted base...
  • Imran, Dino cheer for home sweet home November 13, 2009

    Mumbai: Bandra, a hip suburb in Mumbai, is all set to roll out the fourth edition of its annual festival "Celebrate Bandra". Popular Bandraites Imran Khan, Dino Morea and Diana Hayden cheered the festival by lending their starry presence to the gala event. In its fourth year, the...
  • Hayden heroics shining light of IPL in South Africa May 13, 2009

    As the 2009 Indian Premier League enters the final straight in South Africa there can be no doubt that Matthew Hayden has been the Twenty20 extravaganza's most effective player. In a format that urges batsmen to take risks at a frenetic rate in the relentless pursuit of glory, consistency over...
  • Retired players having a ball in IPL II April 29, 2009

    The IPL, this time, is a playground for the former cricketers. ...
  • Qaeda feels unsafe near Pakistan border: CIA chief January 16, 2009

    Washington: Al Qaeda leaders no longer feel safe in AfghanPakistan border areas, where they face heavy US and Pakistani pressure and their local welcome has worn out, CIA chief Michael Hayden said. Hayden's comments to reporters as he prepares to leave his post underscored a growing Bush...