New Delhi: Australian cricketers have paid rich tributes to their retiring wicketkeeper batsman – Brad Haddin – who on Wednesday announced his decision to retire from Tests.
Haddin, who was dropped from the Australia's Ashes squad from third Test onwards, was hailed for his contribution to Australian cricket by Darren Lehmann, Steven Smith, Michael Clarke and other Aussie cricketers.
I was 17 when I got to play cricket with this guy for the first time. We started together, we… https://t.co/9ePwRm7TSV
— Michael Clarke (@MClarke23) September 9, 2015
Congrats to Brad and his family on a great career. A true great and a gentleman, love playing with and against him and loved coaching him!
— Darren Lehmann (@darren_lehmann) September 9, 2015
Congrats Brad Haddin on a magnificent career. Never backed down out on the cricket field. A great team mate and friend! #400
— Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) September 9, 2015
Congrats Brad Haddin on an amazing career! Always a fighter out in the middle and never backed down! Privileged to have played with a legend
— Mitchell Johnson (@MitchJohnson398) September 9, 2015
Haddin played 66 Tests for Australia, scored 3266 runs at 32.98 and has 270 dismissals to his name.