Brad Haddin has lifted the lid on his notorious conflict with Sulieman Benn and revealed the West Indies bowler threatened to stab him.
Again in 2009, Benn was suspended for 2 ODI and Australian wicketkeeper Haddin and paceman Mitchell Johnson had been fined following a heated on-field altercation between the trio.
The incident occurred through the first Take a look at of the 2009-10 summer season when Benn collided with non-striker Johnson whereas attempting to subject a ball.
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Phrases had been exchanged between the pair and two balls later Haddin grew to become concerned, pointing his bat at Benn after the bowling formed to throw on the striker’s finish with the batsman standing in his crease.
The three gamers then grew to become embroiled in a heated trade on the finish of the over, with Benn pointing at Haddin over Johnson’s shoulder.
Haddin was commentating the match between Australia and the West Indies on Sunday and revealed what went down on the WACA 13 years in the past.
“He used to need to sledge us however he didn’t actually need us to listen to which wasn’t an amazing character trait,” Haddin stated of Benn on Triple M.
“However then he stated one thing actually bizarre, we had been about to go to the T20 World Cup and he stated ‘You two received’t get out alive in Barbados, I’ll stab you’ and I stated ‘beg your pardon’ and that then is when it obtained misty and I don’t actually know what occurred after that.
“You’re sticking up to your mate, we’ve at all times been shut Jonno and I so I’ve simply gone in and pointed the bat and stated ‘that is on now, you may’t say issues like that’.”
Haddin was docked 25 per of his match price by the match referee Chris Broad after pleading responsible to a Stage 1 Code of Conduct offence for bringing the sport into disrepute.
“I bear in mind I obtained fined 25 per cent of my match price and I checked out it and I signed it and I handed it straight again and walked out,” Haddin stated.
“And he stated ‘Hads what are you doing?’ And I stated ‘mate that was all price it, I’m comfortable to pay 25 per cent’.”
Johnson was fined 10 per cent of his match price for his position within the incident.
Initially revealed as ‘I’ll stab you’: Aussie cricket nice lifts lid on fiery West Indies conflict