MATTHEW WADE

  • Cricket Australia suspends Matthew Wade for one match 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday said that Victorian Bushrangers captain Matthew Wade has been found guilty of breaching the CA Code of Behaviour following his team's Matador One-Day Cup match loss to Queensland at North Sydney Oval on Tuesday. Wade has accepted the penalty of a one match suspension and...
  • Australia cut Cowan, Wade from contracts list March 31, 2014

    Australia have cut opening batsman Ed Cowan and wicketkeeper Matthew Wade from their list of 18 centrally-contracted players, but handed opener Phillip Hughes another chance to establish himself in the national set-up. The 25-year-old Hughes has been dropped three times since his 2009 Test debut against South Africa and may count...
  • Mitchell Johnson gives England timely reminder September 12, 2013

    Edgbaston: England may have batted for barely 15 overs at Edgbaston before the third one-day international was washed out on Wednesday, but that was time enough for Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson to remind them of his ability. The abandonment left Australia 1-0 up with two to play in the five-match...
  • Australia mull changes; Lyon, Wade expected for tour game July 22, 2013

    Two backtoback defeats, including the humiliating one at Lord's on Sunday, against their old rivals England have forced Australia to look for more changes as they prepare for their last effort to get the urn back. Their coach Darren Lehmann has said on Monday they are ready to try out...
  • 3rd Test: After damp opening day, clear weather predicted for Friday March 14, 2013

    Mohali: The opening day's play of the third Test between India and Australia was called off due to rain without a ball being bowled. It had been raining in Chandigarh and the surrounding areas since Wednesday night and continued so on Thursday morning. The groundsmen at the PCA Stadium were...
  • As it happened: India v Australia, 3rd Test, Day 1 March 14, 2013

    Live updates from day one of the third Test between India and Australia from the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Thursday. Meanwhile, Australia announced their playing XI. Matthew Wade couldn't recover from the ankle injury was rested. Brad Haddin took his place. Spin allrounder Steven Smith was also included. Australia XI: 1...
  • Brad Haddin called in as standby wicketkeeper for injured Matthew Wade March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The veteran Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been called in as standby after the scans revealed that Matthew Wade has sprained ankle and is doubtful for the third Test. Wade hurt his ankle while playing basketball with team-mates and support staff in Mohali on Saturday. "Matt has a complex...
  • Matthew Wade doubtful for third Test after ankle injury March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade, who suffered cheek fracture before the second Test, has now sprained the ankle playing basketball during a day off on Saturday ahead of the third Test at Mohali. The 25-year-old will get the scans done on Sunday to determine the enormity of his injury. "Matt...
  • Australia need to be more aggressive against spinners: Wade March 8, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Australian cricketers behaved like "sitting ducks" in the opening two Test losses against India, said wicket-keeper Matthew Wade as he called on his team-mates to be more aggressive and take some load off skipper Michael Clarke. "We're just sitting ducks. We've got to try to be a little...
  • We can still restrict India under 230: Matthew Wade March 2, 2013

    Hyderabad: They have not posted a big first innings total but Australia's wicketkeeper batsman Matthew Wade says their bowlers can still get them a lead against India in the second Test. Australia declared their innings at 237 for 9 after electing to bat. "These wickets are so different to what we...
  • 2nd Test: India trail Australia by 232, must bat through day two March 2, 2013

    Hyderabad: A to-and-fro opening day at Uppal ended with India 5 for 0 in reply to Australia's 237 for 9 declared, out of which 91 came next to the almost unflappable Michael Clarke's name. The three sessions were divided and offered viewers another gripping Bhuveshwar Kumar nipped out three wickets...
  • Wade praises Indian batsmen for superb show on tough wicket February 24, 2013

    Chennai: After being hammered around the park Sunday, Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade said Indian batsmen showed them how to bat on such a pitch which is deteriorating fast but still has lot of runs in it. India scored 333 runs on day three of the first Test with skipper Mahendra Singh...
  • Verbal duels will be a part of series against India: Wade February 11, 2013

    Chennai: Despite the retirement of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman and India's recent Test series defeats, Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade believes the hosts still are a very difficult team to beat at home. Wade said though Australia doesn't need to bowl to the likes of Dravid and Laxman anymore, India still...
  • BP XI v Australians: Tourists look to gather steam February 11, 2013

    Chennai: A small band of touring Australians will look to absorb as much as possible from the first of two warmup matches starting in Chennai on Tuesday, while the India hopefuls in the Board President's XI will be out to prove points to the national selectors. Of the full Australian...
  • Wade to captain Aus in opening tour game vs BP XI February 11, 2013

    Sydney: Wicketkeeper batsman Matthew Wade will lead the touring Australian side in a twoday game against the Board President's XI in Chennai on Tuesday. "I did half a Shield game or whatever for the Vics [Victoria]. Apart from that, that's it," Wade was quoted as saying by the Sydney Morning...
  • Clarke, Wade and Warner return to Aus squad against SL January 14, 2013

    Melbourne: Skipper Michael Clarke returned on Monday to the oneday squad to lead Australia after a thrashing by Sri Lanka and an earbashing over selection policy from former stars. Quick bowlers Mitchell Johnson and Mitchell Starc were also brought back in after being withdrawn as a precaution to protect niggling...
  • Matthew Wade in for first SA Test, Brad Haddin out October 29, 2012

    Sydney: Matthew Wade has been named Australia wicketkeeper for the first cricket Test against South Africa in a move that may mark the end of Brad Haddin's 43Test career. The 25yearold Wade was named Monday in Australia's 12man squad for the Test which starts in Brisbane on Nov. 9. Haddin, 35,...
  • Cannot write Haddin off yet, says Matthew Wade October 15, 2012

    Melbourne: Current Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade does not believe that Brad Haddins international career is over and has said that his predecessor may get the selectors' nod for the upcoming Test series against South Africa. "I think Hads [Haddin] still has a lot to offer, he's Cricket Australiacontracted so if he...
  • Australia defeat Afghanistan by 66 runs August 25, 2012

    Sharjah: Former world champions Australia defeated a battling Afghanistan team by 66 runs in the firstever limited overs international between the two sides on Saturday. Australia did well to reach 272 for 8 in their 50 overs despite some hiccups in the middle overs before overcoming a tough midinnings resistance...
  • Wade not yet first choice keeper for Australia April 25, 2012

    Dominica: Australia wicketkeeper Matthew Wade hit an impressive maiden Test century in the third and final Test against West Indies on Tuesday but does not expect his achievement to change his stature as fillin to first choice Brad Haddin. Haddin had to give up the gloves for this series for...
  • Ponting included in Test squad for West Indies March 14, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, dropped from the oneday team last month, was included in the 16man Test squad for the threeTest tour of West Indies on Wednesday. Ponting, who retired from limitedovers cricket after being dropped, has been retained after a prolific recent series against India. The 37yearold batsman's successor...
  • Wade recalls battle with cancer as teenager February 25, 2012

    Sydney: As Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh battles cancer, here is a story of hope he can take inspiration from. The 30yearold Yuvraj, who is currently in the United States undergoing chemotherapy for a cancerous tumour between the two lungs, found out about his disease last year. Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade was...
  • Rohit's butter fingers cost India February 19, 2012

    Zaheer Khan almost produced a breakthrough in the first over of the match but was not supported by his catcher at second slip. Off the second ball of Australia's innings, Zaheer found the outside edge of Matthew Wade's bat, which flew to the left of Sachin Tendulkar at first slip....
  • Haddin dropped due to poor form: CA February 17, 2012

    Sydney: Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland confirmed that wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been dropped from the oneday side due to poor form. Sutherland also said that he was disappointed with the confusion surrounding Haddin's status, since the player was aware of the situation and has had regular dialogue with...
  • Ponting to captain in Clarke's absence February 14, 2012

    Sydney: Former captain Ricky Ponting will lead Australia again for one limitedovers international to deputize for the injured Michael Clarke. Clarke strained his right hamstring in Sunday's fourwicket loss to India and isn't available for Friday's triseries match against Sri Lanka. With Shane Watson out injured and Brad Haddin being rested after...
  • India crushed in triseries opener February 5, 2012

    Melbourne: Team India capitulated to 151 all out, giving Australia a 65run win in the rain affected opening match of the Commonwealth Bank triseries in Melbourne on Sunday. Clint McKay took 420 as the visitors lost complete interest in the match after the rain break and never looked close to...
  • Wade keen to secure spot in Australia ODI team January 30, 2012

    Sydney: Excited to get a break in the Australian oneday team at the expense of an outofform Brad Haddin, young wicketkeeper Matthew Wade said he will aim to make it tough for the selectors to drop him. "I am really excited to get an opportunity in the oneday format. I'm hoping...