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Haidee Tiffen
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Haidee Tiffen

New Zealand
Haidee Tiffen

INTL CAREER: 1999 - 2009

Full Name

Haidee Maree Tiffen

Born

September 04, 1979, Timaru, Canterbury

Age

42y 92d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

TEAMS

Haidee Tiffen was acknowledged as one of the best allrounders in the world. She made her debut for the White Ferns at the age of 19 against the visiting South African side in 1998-99, and further improved her cricket that winter at the New Zealand Cricket Academy intake. She also played domestic cricket in England.

Batting in the middle order, Tiffen typically built her innings by mixing outright attack with efficient run-accumulation. As a change bowler, she was a consistent performer, achieving good line and length at a lively medium-pace. Her running between the wickets was legendary, as was her skill in the field.

In 2006 she was one of the seven players to be shortlisted for the ICC's Women's Player of the Year Award, which was eventually won by Karen Rolton.

After being part of New Zealand's victorious World Cup campaign on home soil in 2000, Tiffen led her side to the 2009 final in Australia, where New Zealand lost to England by four wickets. She starred with the bat in the Super Six match against Pakistan, scoring her first century, to help her team win by 223 runs. She ended the tournament as the second highest run-scorer with 279 from six matches at 46.50. Tiffen announced her decision to retire from international cricket soon after the World Cup, saying it was the right time to move on to other aspects of her life.

She teaches physical education at Hillmorton High School, in Christchurch.

Although she played representative hockey and rugby, cricket is her passion. She was one of the first intake in the female academy in Lincoln and played two winters for Sussex.

Cricinfo staff March 2009

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
WTEST24312466*124.0054522.75019010
WODI11711116291910030.72492559.261182414320
WT20I9811213017.28113107.070011260
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
WTEST2------------
WODI117441656955494/434/4319.483.4633.7100
WT20I9------------
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Photos


New Zealand Women's coach Haidee Tiffen looks on
Coach Haidee Tiffen during a slip-catching drill
New Zealand head coach Haidee Tiffen and captain Suzie Bates at the pre-series press conference
The New Zealand players sing their national anthem
Haidee Tiffen walks back after being dismissed for 30
Haidee Tiffen and Charlotte Edwards with the World Cup trophy