Matthew Hayden is a bit rusty

< 1 minute read Matthew Hayden’s been out of international cricket for a while now. It’s natural that he’d be a bit rusty. We’re not talking in terms of his batting. We’re talking in terms of his guff talking. He’s not totally lost it though: “This game, coming tomorrow night, is the opportunity to

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What is The Hayden Way?

< 1 minute read Sami has just pointed us towards The Hayden Way. It’s currently a one page website which we might as well reproduce in its entirety: So what does The Hayden Way do? It prides itself on the delivery of unnecessary apostrophes.

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The Gospel According to Haydos

< 1 minute read During his appearances on Test Match Special, Matthew Hayden has rather surprisingly revealed a hitherto concealed ability to talk sense. More reassuringly, he’s also been showcasing his nonsense, which is what we’re more interested in. No-one talks meaningless bollocks quite like Matthew Hayden. Consider the following examples – all from

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Matthew Hayden approves of Phil Hughes

< 1 minute read Matthew Hayden has given Phil Hughes, his successor as Australia’s opener, his seal of approval. We know what you’re all wondering: How has Hayden expressed this? The answer, of course, is ‘badly’: “He’s got all the evidence and the skillsets he needs. His humbling personality and how respectful he is

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Haydos: gone but not forgotten

< 1 minute read In many ways, Matthew ‘Haydos’ Hayden is irreplaceable. Not his batting, obviously, Aussie opening batsmen are ten-a-penny. We’re thinking more about his way with words and the way he never lets the faintest whiff of self awareness enter his consciousness. What was your career highlight, Haydos? “Singing the team song

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Matthew Hayden’s gone

2 minute read “Matthew Hayden’s gone” was our favourite piece of commentary as well as being our way of announcing his retirement. We’re usually quite generous with our retirement posts. Not today. Matthew Hayden was a batsman in the right place at the right time. He was also an arrogant turd. Essentially though,

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