Brad Haddin, the Australian vice-captain addresses the media ahead of their first tour game on their tour to England ahead of the Ashes. He said that Australia are upbeat and the morale of the side is good. Michael Clarke, the captain will be playing their first tour game and that is a huge boost for them.

Haddin also spoke about the newly appointed Australia coach Darren Lehmann. He said that Lehmann is respected because of the knowledge he has and he loves to teach cricket. He also said that the new coach is eager to get the group together and get them playing soon.