Haddin: I’m not playing another one-dayer

2015 World Cup

Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has confirmed, in an off-hand way, that he has effectively retired from ODI cricket in the wake of his side's World Cup win, joining skipper Michael Clarke in walking into the sunset.

Clarke played his final ODI in the World Cup final win against New Zealand, and Haddin revealed in a radio interview with Triple M, hidden away inside other quotes, that he too had played his last one-dayer.

Haddin was speaking about how the Aussies had behaved towards the Black Caps in the final, all aggression and send-offs that seemed out of proportion to the opposition. Haddin said the Kiwis were so 'nice' that it made them uncomfortable during their group stage match.

Speaking of that game, which the Kiwis won in Auckland, Haddin said:  "You know what? They deserved it (the send-offs and sledges). They were that nice to us in New Zealand and we were that uncomfortable.

"I said in the team meeting: 'I can't stand for this anymore, we're going at them as hard as we can.' It was that uncomfortable.

"All they were was that nice to us for seven days. I said, 'I'm not playing cricket like this. If we get another crack at these guys in the final I'm letting everything [out].'"

And then the vital information: "I'm not playing another one-day game, so they can suspend me for as long as they like."

Haddin played 126 ODIs, with a top score of 110 and an average just under 32. He took 170 catches and 11 stumpings. He is still the first-pick Test keeper.

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