NSW v Victoria, Sheffield Shield, Sydney

Haddin hundred drives New South Wales

ESPNcricinfo staff

November 13, 2012

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Victoria 0 for 12 trail New South Wales 293 (Haddin 108*, Henry 78, Cameron 3-61, Herrick 3-72) by 281 runs
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Brad Haddin pulls during his unbeaten hundred, New South Wales v Victoria, Sheffield Shield, Sydney, 1st day, November 13, 2012
Brad Haddin scored an unbeaten 108 © Getty Images
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Brad Haddin responded to being left out of Australia's Test team with an unbeaten century on the first day against Victoria at the SCG. Haddin made 108 not out in his first Sheffield Shield match since returning from the Champions League Twenty20, having also scored a ton in his last Shield game before the tournament, and he led New South Wales to 293.

Haddin was dropped twice by Jayde Herrick and rapidly ran out of batting partners, reaching his hundred only after the No.11 Doug Bollinger had joined him at the crease. His innings featured 12 fours and two sixes and along with the opener Scott Henry was the stand-out for the Blues, who had stumbled to 2 for 26 after Victoria's debutant Louis Cameron grabbed two early wickets.

Cameron, a 20-year-old fast bowler, had both David Dawson and Nic Maddinson caught by Cameron White at slip before Henry and Steven Smith steadied the innings. Henry made a career-best 78 and Smith contributed 30, but it was Haddin who pushed the Blues up to a reasonable score after coming to the crease at 4 for 117.

Cameron finished with 3 for 61 and Herrick picked up 3 for 72, while the offspinner Glenn Maxwell claimed 2 for 12 from six overs. At stumps, the Victorians had reached 0 for 12 in reply, with Chris Rogers on 4 and Ryan Carters on 8.

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Posted by   on (November 14, 2012, 12:45 GMT)

Why does White's four catches not rate a mention??

Posted by MrArmchairCricket on (November 13, 2012, 18:35 GMT)

@Wozza - It's probably more the fact that Hughes and Khawaja were determined to leave. Plus after losing their CA Contracts, NSW probably couldn't afford to keep them.

Posted by JimDavis on (November 13, 2012, 12:29 GMT)

Looks like a great effort by the Vic second string bowlers.

Posted by Mary_786 on (November 13, 2012, 12:11 GMT)

@Hyclass give Haddin some credit, a century is a century. @Wozza-CY NSW made a big mistake letting Hughes and Khawaja go. Khawaja is leading shield scorer this year averaging 50, Hughes is also in good nick and got 93 today. Without them their batting this year will struggle but next year their youngsters(i.e Maddinson, Smith) will start to come through.

Posted by Meety on (November 13, 2012, 11:34 GMT)

@Wozza-CY on (November 13 2012, 10:54 AM GMT) - it is a bit odd, thought they could open with Maddinson, & then play Kurtis Patterson in the middle order somewhere!

Posted by Wozza-CY on (November 13, 2012, 10:54 GMT)

Ummmm...can anyone tell me why NSW let Hughes & Khawaja go when they are opening the batting with a 30 year old with a FC average of 23? His partner is only starting out but with a FC avg of 13, it doesn't sound like the greatest of planning?

Posted by hycIass on (November 13, 2012, 10:49 GMT)

Haddin got dropped twice, hardly worth a century when you get so many chances, I hope he is not picked as a batsman as we have to look to the future and there are plenty of batsman such as Doolan, Khawaja, Burns, Hughes who are ahead of him in the queue. Any decision to pick Haddin as a batsman alone would be the wrong one.

Posted by Meety on (November 13, 2012, 10:32 GMT)

Good onya Haddin. Interesting to see how the Vics reply.

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