Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden Biography


Matthew Lawrence Hayden (born 29 October 1971 in Kingaroy, Queensland) is a former Australian cricketer, currently signed on for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. Hayden is a powerful and aggressive left-handed opening batsman, known for his ability to score quickly at both Test and one day levels. Hayden currently holds the record for the highest scores made by an Australian batsman in both the Test (380) and One Day International (181 not out) arenas. [1] He formed one of the most prolific opening partnerships in world Test cricket for Australia with Justin Langer,[2] and in ODI cricket with Adam Gilchrist. On 13 January 2009, Hayden held a press conference at The Gabba and officially announced his retirement from representative cricket. [3] At that time he had scored the 2nd most runs in Test Cricket by an Opening Batsman, and was equal 6th with Jacques Kallis on the all-time list for Test centuries.


Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden


Matthew Hayden 158 vs West Indies



Matthew Hayden 137 vs South Africa MCG 2005/06


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