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Haddin joins Australia's coaching staff

AFP  |  Sydney 

Former Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has joined the Australian team support staff as fielding coach until the end of 2019, Cricket said today.

Haddin replaces former batsman Greg Blewett, who has taken up a position with the South Australian Cricket Association.


Haddin, 39, has coached the A side and was an assistant coach during Australia's tour of earlier this year.

He also had a stint with in the League.

His first assignment will be Australia's two-Test tour to later this month.

"I grew up in an era of players like Andrew Symonds and who gave Australian cricket a real identity in the standards of world-class fielding," Haddin said in a statement.

"I want to hold this group accountable to that kind of standard and I believe we have the talent to do that and I am looking forward to the challenge."

Haddin played 66 Tests, taking 262 catches, and playing 126 one-day internationals, and 34 T20 Internationals for before retiring in 2015.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 19:57 IST
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