Brad Haddin sledges Black Caps in Cricket World Cup final for being too nice Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has justified his sledging of the Black Caps in the Cricket World Cup final because they had made him "uncomfortable" with their "nice" attitudes earlier in the tournament. Haddin was speaking to Sydney radio station Triple M on Monday, as the all night victory celebrations rolled on from their seven wicket hiding of New Zealand the night before. Haddin was under fire because of repeated chatter and "sending off" of New Zealand batsmen Martin Guptill and Grant Elliott. But the hard nosed gloveman didn’t back away from that, declaring: "You know what? They deserved it." Haddin suggested the pleasant attitude of the Black Caps during Australia’s pool match in Auckland, which the Kiwis won, had hardened his attitude towards Brendon McCullum’s team if there was to be a rematch in the playoffs. "I said in the team meeting: ‘I can’t stand for this anymore, we’re going at them as hard as we can.’" "All they were was that nice to us for seven days. "I said, ‘I’m not playing cricket like this. If we get another crack at these guys in the final I’m letting everything [out].’" Cricket World Cup form XI CWC final: Black Caps player ratings 10 ways to cope with CWC pain TAB refunds $135,000 in CWC
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