London, Aug 26: Amid Australia losing the Ashes series 3-0 to England at The Oval, there was a consolation in the form of a new world record set by wicketkeeper Brad Haddin.
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Haddin completed the five-match Ashes rubber with 29 dismissals, which is the most for a series. He beat the mark of another Australian stumper - Rodney Marsh (28).
The fifth and final Test ended in a draw at The Oval on Sunday (August 25). Haddin caught Joe Root off Ryan Harris for his record on the fifth day. All 29 dismissals for Haddin were caught.
Haddin needed four dismissals during the final Test to surpass Marsh. He took three catches in the first innings and one in the second essay.