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“We’re hoping, after last night, we can open a few more scars in Sydney and finish it off”
Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin has announced that the baggy greens will be looking to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the ongoing ODI series when they square off against England in Sydney tomorrow.
Haddin believes England are fatigued and scarred after all-rounder James Faulkner denied them the opportunity to level the series in the second ODI in Brisbane when he launched a dramatic counter-attack to lead Australia to a nail-biting one-wicket win.
“England won’t be feeling well,” Haddin said. “We were in a [bad] position when England batted, bowled and fielded a lot better than us and we won the game.
“We’ll obviously take a lot of confidence out of that leading into this game in Sydney.
“People say winning’s a habit and so is losing, and I think that was no more evident than (Friday) night.
“We probably lost wickets at crucial times and didn’t close out the game like we should have and no one in our top four went on and got a hundred.
“England did all that but we won the game.
“We’re enjoying the cricket that we’re playing and we’ve got a chance at the SCG to close the series out and that’s what we’ll be looking to do.
“We’re hoping, after last night, we can open a few more scars in Sydney and finish it off. It’s a massive achievement if we can do that tomorrow.”