Haddin called up as Wade cover
Australia have called up Brad Haddin as cover for injured wicketkeeper Matthew Wade who has a sprained right ankle.
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Haddin has flown to India ahead of the third Test which begins on Thursday in Mohali as the tourists bid to hit back after losing the first two matches.
Wade was injured playing basketball on Saturday.
Australian Team Physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said: "Matt has a complex ankle injury which has been confirmed by the scans and at this stage is in doubt for the third Test starting on Thursday.
"A final decision on whether he will be available for the third Test will be made closer to the match."
Australia need to win the third Test if they are to avoid losing the four-match series.
Haddin insists he can live with the fact he may never play another Test for Australia, but has promised to make the most of it if his opportunity does arrive.
Haddin, 35, played his last Test in January 2012, opting out of international cricket to tend to his seriously ill daughter.
Wade replaced him and has held the job since despite growing criticism over his glovework.
"I was at peace with everything, I'm content where my game's at and now if I get the opportunity I know I'll be ready," Haddin said.
"I'm excited by the opportunity and I'm looking forward to getting over there and sinking my teeth into this third Test if I get the opportunity.
"I didn't expect it to come but it's exciting and no better place to go and test yourself while you're two down against the Indians.
"I've played over there with IPL and in a Test series before so I know what to expect so it's an exciting opportunity.
"I don't know what lies ahead and whether I'll be playing or not but one thing I do know is I'll be ready for the opportunity."