View Poll Results: Do you like Matthew Hayden

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  • Australian - Yes

    17 28.81%
  • Australian - No

    4 6.78%
  • Not Australian - Yes

    13 22.03%
  • Not Australian - No

    17 28.81%
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    Quote Originally Posted by NZTailender View Post
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    You were part of the city's Tampa refugee quota, tbh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Voltman View Post
    You were part of the city's Tampa refugee quota, tbh.
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    Used to dislike him, but have really warmed to him in recent times. Seems like a great bloke and he's great to watch IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Polo23 View Post
    Whats laughable about it?

    He continually goes on about how much god has helped him, and how much of a religious man he is...then he comes out and abuses Harbhajan on national radio.

    Now i'm no christian, but to me this seems like something a religious person wouldnt do.

    Also, why does he salute god after every international ton he scores, but fails to after every domestic ton?
    Wasn't the old joke that at domestic games, not even God is watching?

    Seriously, who gives a flying **** when he crosses himself? He can do it whenever he wants - did you ever think that international tons are more special to him?


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    No secret that Catholics are a bit more choosy when they like to display their faith. But regardless, pretty hopeless points Polo. TC smashed it.

    Also, love Haydos. Australian Team not the same without him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SirBloody Idiot View Post
    Wasn't the old joke that at domestic games, not even God is watching?

    Seriously, who gives a flying **** when he crosses himself? He can do it whenever he wants - did you ever think that international tons are more special to him?
    It bugs me, and it is a reason I don't like him. It makes me feel as though he thinks he is bigger than the game.

    I'm not asking you to dislike him because of it, I was asked for MY OPINION as to why I don't like him. If I wasn't allowed to have an opinion, whether the reasons were perfectly valid, or completely ridiculous, someone should have just told me. I'll remember that in the future.

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    Hahaha.

    Whilst I am not the biggest fan of Hayden, I do no mind his "obnoxious weed" comment about Harbhajan, says what we were all thinking. Out of interest, is he that populart with Indian supporters anywya?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig View Post
    Hahaha.

    Whilst I am not the biggest fan of Hayden, I do no mind his "obnoxious weed" comment about Harbhajan, says what we were all thinking. Out of interest, is he that populart with Indian supporters anywya?
    When he takes wickets, yeah i'd say so. Often despite his personality, i'm sure.

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    The phrase "God-bothering *******" was coined on a different forum I frequent to describe Hayden, and I've always thought it was pretty apt.

    No matter how great a guy he seems, there's something inherently unlikeable about Hayden.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GingerFurball View Post
    The phrase "God-bothering *******" was coined on a different forum I frequent to describe Hayden, and I've always thought it was pretty apt.

    No matter how great a guy he seems, there's something inherently unlikeable about Hayden.
    You've hit the n on the h.

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    Who's the short kid that's there by mistake?

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    You mean that handsome lad on the far-left (as the camera looks), I presume?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perm View Post
    Am fairly indifferent towards Haydos, so I opted for some Corrin-love.

    Bit of an idol in a way. Has a few kids and a missus but still loves his piss and his Gunners, can't think of too many things that are better. Would help if he wasn't English, but everybody has flaws.
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    Thought you were talking about Haydos there for a second. Hang on...he's not English!
    Ha, yeah me too. Got to the bit about the Gunners & I thought, oh, for ****'s sake, Hayden's not an Arsenal fan too, is he? It's bad enough we've Osama Bin Laden, but Hayden? Jesus...

    Then realised Perm meant GIMH & GnR. D'oh.
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    I don't like him. He looks very arrogant when he's batting.

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