Brad Haddin’s full name is Bradley James Haddin. He is born on 23rd October, 1977. Haddin is a former International cricketer of Australia. He represented Australia in all three formats of international cricket i.e Tests, ODI and Twenty20. Haddin is a right handed batsman and a wicket keeper. He is born in Cowra, New South Wales. He also played for the New South Wales Blues in both domestic first class and list A cricket.
Haddin was the member of winning squad of Australia’s 2015 World Cup. Immediately after World Cup 2015, Haddin announced his retirement from One Day International cricket. On 9th September 2015 he has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket, international as well as first class. Along with Steven Smith he has also became the brand ambassador for his home ground, Sydney Cricket Ground. Currently, Haddin is playing Big Bash League in Australia for the Sydney Sixers.
When Haddin was of age 12 his family has moved to Queanbeyan in year 1989. Till he becomes of age 15, Haddin played in Queanbeyan District Cricket Club. Then he has represented 1st grade at age 16 by joining the Australian National University Grade Cricket Club. In year 1997-98 Haddin was got selected in Mercantile Mutual Cup and his professional cricketing career started. To pursue further cricketing opportunities he started playing for the New South Wales Blues in year 1999-2000.
On 30th January, 2001 Haddin made his debut in international One Day cricket against Zimbabwe. He has always been selected in the squad as a backup because the first option for wicket keeper is always available with Australia in the form of Adam Gilchrist. In 2005 Haddin has been selected in final squad for Ashes Series but was not used throughout the series. He has also served as a vice captain for international team of Australia.
Haddin has also played in Indian Premiere League. He was signed by Chennai Super Kings in year 2010. Haddin was contracted by Kolkata Night Riders in season 2011. Haddin has als participated in Pakistan Super League. He was member of Islamabad United. He was retained for 2nd season as well by United’s team management.
On December 2014, a 37 years old Haddin has been replaced permanently as a vice captain by Steve Smith. In his international cricketing career Haddin has smashed 6 centuries out of which 4 comes in Test Cricket and 2 in ODI’s. He has been awarded Man of the Match 4 times. Once in Test Match and rest in ODI’s.
There is no specific information on Haddin’s education or graduation is not available. But it’s been found that the Scientists from the ANU have sought the advice of Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin for their high-technology research into cricket bats.
Brad Haddin Net Worth
The estimated net worth for the successful Australian cricketer is $2 million US dollars as of 2017. He achieved this net worth after a lot of hard work and consistent performance. Even though Haddin has been retired from all formats of International cricket we can see a good growth in his net worth in coming days. That is because of he is still playing for National team of Australia, Sydney Sixers and New South Wales Cricket Team.
Brad Haddin was an Australian cricketer who represented Australia in all 3 formats of International Cricket. Brad Haddin was also associated with Indian Premier League through Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Night Riders. He is also playing with Pakistan Premier League. Currently, he is playing in Big Bash cricket in Australia.
Melbourne Stars wicket-keeper Brad Haddin produced a superb one-handed flying catch to dismiss Sydney Sixers’ batsman Seb Gotch in the recent Big Bash League clash. The 39-year-old former Australian wicket keeper had played 66 Tests, 126 ODIs for his country and once again rolled back pages to remind fans of his exceptional abilities.
A right handed batsman and a wicket keeper, Brad Haddin is the talented wicket-keeper-batsman, unfortunately had to play in the shadows of Gilchrist during the early part of his career. Haddin is very talented and hard working cricketer has ended his international career successfully.