Matthew Hayden

Last updated

Matthew Hayden
Matt Hayden (cropped).jpg
Hayden in 2012
Personal information
Full nameMatthew Lawrence Hayden
Born (1971-10-29) 29 October 1971 (age 49) [1]
Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia [1]
NicknameHaydos, Unit
Height1.86 [1]  m (6 ft 1 in)
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast medium, right arm leg spin
RoleBatsman
International information
National side
Test debut(cap  359)4 March 1994 v  South Africa
Last Test3 January 2009 v  South Africa
ODI debut(cap  111)19 May 1993 v  England
Last ODI4 March 2008 v  India
ODI shirt no.28
T20I debut(cap  13)13 June 2005 v  England
Last T20I20 October 2007 v  India
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1991/92–2007/08 Queensland
1997 Hampshire
1999–2000 Northamptonshire
2008–2010 Chennai Super Kings
2011/12 Brisbane Heat
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches103161295308
Runs scored8,6256,13324,60312,051
Batting average 50.7343.8052.5744.63
100s/50s30/2910/3679/10027/67
Top score380181* 380181*
Balls bowled5461,097339
Wickets 001710
Bowling average 39.4735.80
5 wickets in innings 00
10 wickets in match00
Best bowling3/102/16
Catches/stumpings 128/–68/–296/–129/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 17 August 2017

Matthew Lawrence Hayden AM (born 29 October 1971) is an Australian cricket commentator and former cricketer. His career spanned fifteen years. Hayden was a powerful and aggressive left-handed opening batsman, known for his ability to score quickly at both Test and one day levels.

Contents

Hayden holds the record for the highest score made by an Australian batsman in Tests (380). This is also the record for the highest individual test score by an opening batsman in Tests. [2] His innings of 201 against India in Chennai remains the 2nd highest score by an Australian in India. He formed one of the most prolific opening partnerships in world Test cricket for Australia with Justin Langer, [3] and in ODI cricket with Adam Gilchrist. Upon his retirement, in January 2009, Hayden's Test average was 50.7; he had scored the second most runs in Test cricket by an opening batsman; and was equal 6th (with Jacques Kallis) on the all-time list for Test centuries.

Hayden retired from all forms of cricket in September 2012. [4]

In 2017, Hayden was inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame. [5]

Personal life and beyond cricket

Domestic career

First-class career

Hayden played Sheffield Shield cricket for Queensland, playing 101 matches, and scoring 8831 runs at an average of 54.85. He also played in the English County Championship, first with Hampshire in 1997 and prominently as captain of Northamptonshire in 1999–2000; his County record is 3461 runs at 55.82. Hayden's first-class career yielded 24,603 runs at an average of 52.57.

Twenty20 career

Matthew Hayden played for the Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural Indian Premier League (IPL) in April 2008, contracted for $375,000. Hayden became one of the foremost players in the league, and in 2009 won the Orange Cap as the season's highest run-scorer, with 572.

In 2011–12, Hayden resigned from his positions on the Queensland and Australian cricket boards to take part for the Brisbane Heat in Australia's Big Bash League.

On 11 March 2010, Hayden announced his intention to use the Mongoose Cricket Bat, a bat specially tailored to the needs of Twenty20 cricket, during the 2010 IPL. Reactions to the bat were mixed. Stuart Law said that he would think 'twice' before using the Mongoose, while MS Dhoni said in his column that he believed in Hayden's ability 'no matter what means he uses'. After a quiet start to the third edition of the IPL, Hayden made a blistering 93 off 43 deliveries to kickstart his campaign. [17]

International career

Test career

Hayden and Michael Slater were both picked for the 1993 tour of England, but Slater performed better in the tour games, and secured the opening position alongside vice-captain Mark Taylor for the next few years. Hayden played a single test in the 4–8 March 1994 Test Match against South Africa in Johannesburg, scoring 15 and 5, filling in for an injured Taylor. [18]

His next Test selection was in the 1996–97 season, with three tests each against the West Indies and South Africa. He made his maiden century (125 against the West Indies in Adelaide), but averaged only 24.1 over the six tests, including four ducks. He was dropped from the team, as the selectors favoured other openers, initially Taylor and Matthew Elliott, then later Slater and Greg Blewett, for the next few years. At the time, he was compared occasionally to Graeme Hick, a fine domestic performer but not quite good enough to make it at the highest level.[ citation needed ]

During these years, Hayden was a prolific batsman for the Queensland first-class cricket team. Weight of domestic cricket runs, and persistence, resulted in a resurrection of his international career for the 1999–2000 tour of New Zealand and the following 2000-01 summer against the West Indies. His results in those series were unconvincing, but he was still picked for the 2001 tour of India.

On that tour of India, Hayden scored 549 runs, an Australian record for a three-Test series, at an average of 109.80. Before the 2001 India tour, Hayden averaged 24.36 from 13 Tests, with one century. After that, he was an automatic selection for the Test side. He scored over 1,000 Test runs in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005, the first man to achieve the feat five times. He was selected as one of Wisden's five 2003 Cricketers of the Year.

In the first innings of the First Test against Zimbabwe on 10 October 2003 at the WACA, Hayden scored 380 runs from only 437 balls to set a new world record for an individual Test innings, passing the previous record of Brian Lara (375), set in April 1994. Hayden's total remained the record until 12 April 2004, when Lara scored 400 not out. As of May 2020, it remains the second-highest innings in Test history, and is the highest ever by an Australian. [19] For his performances in 2004, he was named in the World Test XI by ICC. [20]

Hayden suffered a considerable form-slump towards the end of 2004, and went for sixteen consecutive tests without scoring a century. This continued into the highly anticipated 2005 Ashes, where Hayden failed to reach 40 in any of the first four tests, which put pressure on his position in the team; a hard-fought 138 from 303 balls in the Fifth Test at The Oval arguably saved his career. This signalled a return to form for Hayden for the 2005/06 season, and he scored centuries in four consecutive Tests, including the Oval Test, then home Tests against the ICC World XI and West Indies.

Hayden's form in the 2006-07 Ashes series against England was average; he failed to reach 40 in the first three innings of the series, but again returned to form with scores of 92 in Perth, and 153 in the Boxing Day Test. For his performances in 2006, he was again named in the World Test XI by ICC. [21]

This is the complete graphical representation of the test cricket record of Matthew Hayden. Individual innings are represented by the blue and red (not out) bars; the green line is his career batting average. Current as of 8 January 2019. Matthew Hayden Complete Test Career Record.png
This is the complete graphical representation of the test cricket record of Matthew Hayden. Individual innings are represented by the blue and red (not out) bars; the green line is his career batting average. Current as of 8 January 2019.

Hayden scored 30 centuries in his 103 tests. As of January 2019, this makes him one of only three Australians to have scored more test centuries than Don Bradman (29 centuries in 52 tests), the other two being Ricky Ponting and Steve Waugh. [23] He also scored 29 half-centuries in Tests.

In 2007–2008, Hayden became the third Australian, after Donald Bradman (four centuries in five Tests in 1947–48) and David Boon (three tons in five Tests in 1991–92) to register three or more hundreds in a Test series against India. For his performances in 2007, he was named in the World Test XI by ICC.

Hayden has recorded three or more centuries in successive Tests three times: 2001–02 season, he registered four centuries in successive Tests against South Africa, at Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Johannesburg; during 2005–06 with centuries against England at The Oval in 2005, against a World XI at Sydney, and against the West Indies at Brisbane and Hobart in 2005–06; and in 2007-2008 he scored three centuries in successive Tests against India.

The 2008–09 season was Hayden's final season of Test cricket. In nine Tests against India, New Zealand and South Africa, Hayden managed only 383 runs at 23.94, with two half-centuries and three ducks. His career ended when he was dropped from the ODI Australian team. Soon after Hayden announced his retirement from all international and first-class cricket prior to the tour of South Africa in 2008–09. His place was filled by young New South Wales opener Phillip Hughes. He finished his test career with 8625 runs at an average of 50.73.

Hayden's most notable opening batting partner was Justin Langer. The opening pair represented Australia in more than 100 Test innings. [24] The pair made 5654 runs while batting together in opening partnerships, with an average of 51.88 runs per partnership; as of January 2019, only Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes of the West Indies have scored more Test runs as an opening partnership, with 6,482 at an average of 47.31. [25] [26]

Hayden was a regular and successful slip fielder for Australia, and he took 128 catches during his Test career.

ODI career

Hayden played as an opening batsman in the Australian team in 160 One Day Internationals throughout his career. He made his ODI debut for Australia in 1993 against England, but after playing 13 ODIs in 1993 and 1994, he was dropped from the team until 2000.

Hayden survives an appeal for a stumping by MS Dhoni in his last ODI, March 2008. Hayden and Dhoni.jpg
Hayden survives an appeal for a stumping by MS Dhoni in his last ODI, March 2008.

Hayden played in the Australian side that won the 2003 One Day International Cricket World Cup. He was dropped from the ODI squad because of poor form after The Ashes in 2005, but returned to the Australian squad in the 2006–07 Australian season after Simon Katich fell out of favour and Shane Watson was injured.

On 20 February 2007, Matthew Hayden posted his highest ODI score (181 not out) against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton. It was at the time the highest ODI score ever by an Australian and gave Hayden the unique distinction of holding both the Test and ODI record scores for an Australian batsman until the ODI record was broken by Shane Watson who scored 185* in 2011. [27] His knock of 181* is the second highest ODI innings in a losing cause in ODI history just after Charles Coventry's 194*. [28]

He dominated the 2007 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies the tournament's best batsman, scoring three centuries before the completion of the Super 8s section of the tournament; he was only the third person to achieve this feat (the previous being Mark Waugh and Sourav Ganguly). The century against South Africa came off just 66 balls and broke John Davison's record for the fastest century in a World Cup. [29] The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis awarded Hayden with honorary citizenship after the match. His record was broken by Irish batsman Kevin O'Brien in the 2011 World Cup when he struck a century off 50 balls against England. Hayden also became only the second player in World Cup history to surpass 600 runs in a single tournament; he scored 659 runs for the tournament at an average of 73.22. In September 2007, Hayden was named ODI Player of the Year after his dominating performance throughout the World Cup. He was named in the 'Team of the Tournament' by Cricinfo. [30] [31] For his performances in 2007, he was named in the World ODI XI by the ICC and Cricinfo. [32] [33]

Hayden played only one more season of ODI cricket, his last match for Australia being the second final of the 2007–08 Commonwealth Bank Series.

Twenty20 Internationals

Hayden played nine Twenty20 Internationals for Australia, including the 2007 ICC World Twenty20. He was the tournament's top scorer, with 265 runs. He scored 308 runs in T20Is with the average of 51.33 when retiring. He was named in the 'Team of the Tournament' by Cricinfo for the 2007 T20I World Cup. [34]

For his performances in 2007, he was named in the World T20I XI by Cricinfo. [33]

Controversies

In the 2003 New Year's Test in Sydney against England, Hayden smashed a pavilion window in anger, after disagreeing with an umpire's decision to give him out. He was fined for this incident.

He was a party to the controversy that emerged from the Second Test, 2007-08 Border-Gavaskar Trophy racism charges pressed by Australia against India, and was one of the witnesses for Andrew Symonds's charges against Harbhajan Singh. As a fallout of that instance in February 2008, Hayden was charged for a code of conduct violation by Cricket Australia, for calling the Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh an obnoxious little weed, and for inviting Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma for a boxing bout, during an interview aired on Brisbane radio station. [35] He was reprimanded for his comment by Cricket Australia, [36] but maintained his innocence. [37]

He was strongly criticized by the BCCI and former Pakistan team captain Wasim Akram for reportedly calling India a third world country. [38] Back home after a 2–0 series defeat by India, Hayden spoke about what he perceived to be poor ground conditions and inordinate delays during the matches "that happen in Third World countries". [39] However, Hayden defended his remarks. [40]

International retirement

On 13 January 2009, Hayden held a press conference at the Gabba and officially announced his retirement from representative cricket. [4] [41] The announcement followed a series of relatively poor performances in New Zealand and South Africa's tour of Australia, in which he failed to pass fifteen runs in nine innings. [42] Paying tribute on his retirement, Hayden was hailed by teammates Ricky Ponting [43] and Justin Langer as being the greatest ever opener from Australia. [44] Hayden was recognised as statistically the best opener ever produced by the country. [45]

Hayden was appointed by the Queensland Government in March 2013 [46] to head a tourism campaign aiming to attract more Indian tourists to Australia. [47]

Career best performances

Batting
ScoreFixtureVenueSeason
Test 380 Australia v Zimbabwe WACA, Perth 2003 [48]
ODI 181* New Zealand v Australia Seddon Park, Hamilton 2007 [49]
T20I 73* Australia v Bangladesh Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town 2007 [50]
FC 380 Australia v Zimbabwe WACA, Perth 2003 [48]
LA 181* New Zealand v Australia Seddon Park, Hamilton 2007 [49]
T20 93 Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi 2010 [51]

International centuries

With 30 Tests and 10 ODI centuries, Hayden is considered one of the best openers to ever played the game. Apart from centuries, he had scored 29 Test, 36 ODI and 3 T20I half-centuries.

Post retirement

Hayden has also been working with Cricket Australia in raising the profile of cricket among the indigenous population of Australia. In 2010, he captained the Indigenous All-stars XI against the ACA Masters XI as part of the Imparja Cup held in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. Hayden is also an Ambassador of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation. [52]

See also

Related Research Articles

Sanath Jayasuriya Sri Lankan cricketer

Deshabandu Sanath Teran Jayasuriya is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and a former captain of the Sri Lankan national team. Considered as one of the greatest attacking batsmen of his era, Jayasuriya is well known for his powerful striking and match-winning all-round performances in ODI cricket. Jayasuriya is credited for having revolutionized one-day international cricket with his explosive batting with Romesh Kaluwitharana in the mid 1990s, which initiated the hard-hitting modern-day batting strategy of all nations. Jayasuriya was an all-rounder, who had an international cricket career that spread over four decades. He is the only player to score over 10,000 runs and capture more than 300 wickets in One Day International cricket, and hence regarded as one of the best all-rounders in the history of limited-overs cricket. He was named the Most Valuable Player of 1996 Cricket World Cup and Wisden Cricketers' Almanack broke an age-old tradition by naming him one of Five Cricketers' of the Year 1997 despite not playing the previous season in England. Jayasuriya was also the captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team from 1999 to 2003.

Ricky Ponting Australian cricketer

Ricky Thomas Ponting is an Australian cricket coach, commentator, and former cricketer. He is considered one of the most successful captains in international cricket history, with 220 victories in 324 matches with a winning ratio of 67.91%. Ponting was captain of the Australian national team during its 'golden era'; between 2004 and 2011 in Tests and 2002 and 2011 in One Day Internationals (ODIs). He is a specialist right-handed batsman, an excellent slip/close catching fielder, as well as a very occasional bowler. He was named "Cricketer of the Decade 2000".

Jacques Kallis South African cricketer

Jacques Henry Kallis is a South African cricket coach and former cricketer. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and as South Africa's greatest batsman ever, he is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler. As of 2020 he is the only cricketer in the history of the game to score more than 10,000 runs and take over 250 wickets in both ODI and Test match cricket; he also took 131 ODI catches. He scored 13,289 runs in his Test match career and took 292 wickets and 200 catches.

Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lankan cricketer

Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara is a Sri Lankan cricket commentator, cricketer, former captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team and a model. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the sport and he has been among top 3 rankings of all 3 formats of the game. Also, Sangakkara scored 28,016 runs in international cricket across all formats in a career that spanned 15 years. At retirement, he was the second-highest run-scorer in ODI cricket and sixth-highest run scorer in Test cricket.

Tillakaratne Dilshan Sri Lankan cricketer

Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan, commonly known as Tillakaratne Dilshan is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and former captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team. As the best rated Sri Lankan player in run-chases in ODI history, he is often regarded as one of the most innovative ODI batsmen of all time. Dilshan is considered to be a rare example of a cricketer with notable skills in all aspects of the game, who can bat, bowl, field and keep wicket. He is an aggressive right-hand batsman who invented the scoop, which has come to be known as the Dilscoop, a shot that hits the ball over the keeper. Apart from being an opening batsman, he is also a capable off-break bowler. Energetic in the field, he usually fields at the point region.

Justin Langer Australian cricketer

Justin Lee Langer is an Australian cricket coach and former cricketer. He is the current coach of the Australia men's national team, having been appointed to the role in May 2018 following a ball tampering scandal under the previous head coach, Darren Lehmann. A left-handed batsman, Langer is best known for his partnership with Matthew Hayden as Australia's test opening batsmen during the early and mid-2000s, considered one of the most successful ever. Representing Western Australia domestically, Langer played English county cricket for Middlesex and also Somerset. He holds the record for the most runs scored at first-class level by an Australian.

Michael Clarke (cricketer) Australian cricketer

Michael John Clarke is an Australian cricket commentator and former cricketer. He led Australia to their 5th Cricket World Cup triumph, when his team were victorious in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at the MCG against New Zealand. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen of his generation.

Adam Gilchrist Australian cricketer

Adam Craig Gilchrist is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer and captain of the Australia national cricket team. He was an attacking left-handed batsman and record-breaking wicket-keeper, who redefined the role for the Australia national team through his aggressive batting. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wicket-keeper-batsman in the history of the game, Gilchrist held the world record for the most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in One Day International (ODI) cricket until it was surpassed by Kumar Sangakkara in 2015 and the most by an Australian in Test cricket.

Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lankan cricketer

Denagamage Praboth Mahela de Silva Jayawardene, usually known as Mahela Jayawardene, is a Sri Lankan cricket coach and former cricketer. Mahela Jayawardene made his Test cricket debut in 1997 and his One Day International (ODI) debut the following season. In 2006 he made the highest ever score by a Sri Lankan in Test cricket, scoring 374 in the second Test of Sri Lanka's home series against South Africa. He has a test cricket average of just under 50 and a One Day average in the 30s. He is the first player in the history of Sri Lankan cricket to score over 10,000 Test runs. He is also the second Sri Lankan player to score more than 10,000 runs in ODIs. Mahela is also the Chairman of Sri Lanka National Sports Council.

MS Dhoni Indian cricket player

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is a former Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2017 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Under his captaincy, India won the inaugural 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2010 and 2016 Asia Cups, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. A right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, Dhoni is one of the highest run scorers in One Day Internationals (ODIs) with more than 10,000 runs scored and is considered an effective "finisher" in limited-overs formats. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wicket-keeper batsmen and captains in the history of the game. He was also the first wicket-keeper to effect 100 stumpings in ODI cricket.

Cameron White Australian cricketer

Cameron Leon White is a former Australian international cricketer who captained the national side in Twenty20 Internationals. A powerful middle order batsman and right-arm leg-spin bowler, White made his first-class cricket debut as a teenager in the 2000–01 season for the Victoria cricket team as a bowling all-rounder.

Michael Hussey Australian cricketer

Michael Edward Killeen Hussey is an Australian cricket coach, commentator and former international cricketer, who played all forms of the game. Hussey is also widely known by his nickname 'Mr Cricket'. Hussey was a relative latecomer to both the one-day international and Test Australian teams, debuting at 28 and 30 years of age in the respective formats, with 15,313 first-class runs before making his Test debut.

Suresh Raina Indian former international cricketer

Suresh Raina is a former Indian international cricketer. An aggressive left-handed middle-order batsman and an occasional off-spin bowler, he is also regarded as one of the best fielders in world cricket. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in all forms of domestic cricket. He was the captain of the Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League, and is the current vice-captain of the Chennai Super Kings. He has also captained the Indian cricket team and is the second-youngest player ever to captain India. He is the first Indian batsman to hit a century in all three formats of international cricket.

Hashim Amla South African cricketer

Hashim Mohemed Amla OIS a former South African international cricketer who played for South Africa in all three formats of the game. Amla holds the record for being the fastest ever to score 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000 and 7000 ODI runs. He also became the fastest cricketer to reach 10 ODI centuries. Amla is an occasional off break bowler and was South Africa's Test captain from June 2014 to January 2016.

Shaun Marsh Australian cricketer

Shaun Edward Marsh is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Western Australia cricket team in Australian domestic cricket and represents Australia in Test and One Day International formats. Nicknamed SOS, he is a left-handed opening batsman.

Shikhar Dhawan Indian cricketer

Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian international cricketer. A left-handed opening batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler, he plays for Delhi in first-class cricket and Delhi Capitals in the IPL. He played for the Indian Under-17 and Under-19 teams before making his first-class debut for Delhi in November 2004. At the 2015 World Cup, Dhawan was the leading run-scorer for India and in the following year, became the fastest Indian to reach 3,000 ODI runs. In December 2017, he became the 2nd fastest Indian to reach 4000 ODI runs.

David Warner (cricketer) Australian international cricketer

David Andrew Warner is an Australian international cricketer and a former captain of the Australian national team. A left-handed opening batsman, Warner is the first Australian cricketer in 132 years to be selected for a national team in any format without experience in first-class cricket. He plays for New South Wales and the Sydney Thunder in domestic cricket. He served as the Australian vice-captain across Test and ODI formats of the game between 2015 and 2018.

Younis Khan Pakistani cricket coach and former cricketer

Mohammad Younis Khan is a Pakistani cricket coach and former cricketer and captain of the Pakistan national cricket team in all three formats of the game, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest middle-order batsmen in Test cricket. Khan is the only Test cricketer in the history of the game to score a century in all 11 countries that have hosted Test matches.

Gautam Gambhir Indian politician and former cricketer

Gautam Gambhir is an Indian politician and former cricketer, who has played all formats of the game. He is a current member of the Lok Sabha since 2019.

Virender Sehwag Retired Indian cricketer

Virender Sehwagpronunciation  is a former Indian cricketer. Widely regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen of all time, Sehwag played as an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and also bowled part-time right-arm off-spin. He played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian test side in 2001. In April 2009, Sehwag became the first Indian to be honoured as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance in 2008, subsequently becoming the first player of any nationality to retain the award for 2009. He is the former Occasional captain of India, former Vice-Captain of India, former captain of Delhi Daredevils and former captain of Delhi Ranji Team.

References

  1. 1 2 3 "Matthew Hayden". qldcricket.com.au. Queensland Cricket. Archived from the original on 4 May 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  2. "Highest test scores at each batting positions". cricinfo.
  3. The Langer-Hayden pairing was only the second to go past 6,000 runs, averaging over fifty.
  4. 1 2 "Matthew Hayden retires from all cricket". Wisden India. 20 July 2012. Archived from the original on 26 March 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  5. "Hayden, Boon, Wilson to join Hall of Fame". Cricket Australia. 22 January 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  6. Hayden wants skippers to take the lead. clubmarine.com.au
  7. Lifejackets – Matthew Hayden. nmsc.gov.au
  8. "The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Sport".
  9. "Sports News, Scores, Schedules, Standings, Stats, Photos, Videos – MSN Sports" Archived 26 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine .
  10. Matthew and Kellie Hayden welcome their third child. wordpress.com. 1 June 2007
  11. "Conversation: Matthew Hayden, Test cricketer and man of faith – When I'm in trouble, I ask: What would Christ do?" Archived 5 May 2007 at the Wayback Machine .
  12. "Matthew Hayden: Being Catholic means being a leader". www.therecord.com.au. The Record. Archived from the original on 17 July 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  13. "Matthew Hayden". Australian Honours Database. Retrieved 26 January 2010.
  14. Bligh, Anna (10 June 2009). "PREMIER UNVEILS QUEENSLAND'S 150 ICONS". Queensland Government. Archived from the original on 24 May 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  15. "Matthew Hayden AM". Australian Honours Database. Retrieved 26 January 2010.
  16. "Ambassadors". Australian Indigenous Education Foundation.
  17. "Hayden launches Mongoose bat". Yahoo News. Archived from the original on 14 March 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  18. "Matthew Hayden". Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  19. "Australia's Test triple centurions". Cricket Australia . Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  20. "ICC announces official World XI Test Team of the Year". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  21. "Ponting dominates ICC awards". ABC News (Australia). Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  22. Howstat. "Don Bradman – Test Cricket". Howstat Computing Services. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  23. RECORDS / AUSTRALIA / TEST MATCHES / MOST HUNDREDS (at 14 January 2019), ESPNcricinfo
  24. Brown, Alex (2 January 2007). "Knocked-about Langer was still crazy brave". The Age. Melbourne.
  25. ABC News (2007). Langer says emotional farewell. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  26. RECORDS / TEST MATCHES / PARTNERSHIP RECORDS / HIGHEST OVERALL PARTNERSHIP RUNS BY OPENERS (up to 14 January 2019), ESPNcricinfo
  27. Black Caps sweep Australia. abc.net.au. 20 February 2007
  28. "Highest ODI scores in a losing cause". cricinfo.
  29. "Australia clinch 83-run victory | Australia v South Africa, Group A, St Kitts Report | Cricket News | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo.
  30. "And the winners are ..." ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  31. "Haydos is ‘ODI Player of the Year’".
  32. "ICC names ODI Team of the Year". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
  33. 1 2 "Mainly Aussie". Cricinfo. 3 January 2008. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  34. "The chosen ones". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  35. Julian Linden (27 February 2008). "Hayden charged for 'obnoxious weed' comments". Independent.co.uk. London. Retrieved 27 February 2008.
  36. Cricinfo Staff (27 February 2008). "Hayden reprimanded for weed comment". content-usa.cricinfo.com. Retrieved 27 February 2008.
  37. Jon Pierik (27 February 2008). "Harbhajan:Nobody likes Matthew Hayden". content-new.com.au. Retrieved 27 February 2008.
  38. "Akram attacks Hayden for his comments about India".
  39. Hayden slammed for calling India 'Third World country'. expressindia.com. 14 November 2008
  40. "Hayden explains third world remarks". blogs.cricinfo.com. 20 November 2008. Retrieved 14 January 2009.
  41. "Hayden announces retirement" Archived 14 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine . wwos.
  42. "www.sitecore.net".
  43. "Ponting leads Hayden tributes". ECB. Archived from the original on 22 May 2011. Retrieved 5 February 2009.
  44. "Langer hails 'best ever opener' Hayden". ABC News. 13 January 2009. Retrieved 5 February 2009.
  45. "Hayden the best opener". The Citizen . Retrieved 5 February 2009.[ permanent dead link ]
  46. "Matt Hayden goes into bat for Queensland tourism".
  47. "Matt Hayden goes into bat for Queensland tourism". 20 March 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  48. 1 2 "Zimbabwe tour of Australia, 2003/04 – Australia v Zimbabwe Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. 13 October 2003. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  49. 1 2 "Australia tour of New Zealand, 2006/07 – New Zealand v Australia Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. 20 February 2007. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  50. "ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 – Australia v Bangladesh Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. 16 September 2007. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  51. "Indian Premier League, 2009/10 – Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. 19 March 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  52. "AIEF Ambassadors". Australian Indigenous Education Foundation. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
Records
Preceded by
Brian Lara
World Record – Highest individual score in Test cricket
380 vs Zimbabwe at Perth 2003–04
Succeeded by
Brian Lara