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Adam Cooper and Larine Statham Matthew Hayden's former teammates have commended the retired Australian opener for his decision to bow out on his terms after a difficult season with the bat.
Warne, Moody not keen on England
Adam Cooper and Justin Chadwick Only the offer of a lifetime will tempt Shane Warne or Tom Moody to consider coaching England.
Adam Cooper Australia insist out-of-sorts opener Matthew Hayden is not ready to retire and wants to take part in their two major tours of 2009.
By Adam Cooper Australia's leading cricketers are likely to be granted a fortnight of paydirt in the Indian Premier League before they tour the Caribbean.
By Adam Cooper & Tim Clarke Adam Gilchrist believes international commitments will reign supreme and the Indian Premier League could become cricket's equivalent of a gold watch.
By Adam Cooper Skipper Ricky Ponting has admitted he might rely on part-time spinners instead of struggling specialists in future Australian Test sides.
By Adam Cooper Australia's Adam Gilchrist has been hailed as one of the greatest cricketers to have played the game after announcing he was ready to retire.
By Adam Cooper Australian opener Matthew Hayden will travel to Perth this weekend but a sore hamstring may end his long streak of consecutive matches.
By Adam Cooper Australian opener Matthew Hayden remains in some doubt to play the scheduled third Test against India because of a thigh injury.