Hayden additionally played in the Australian ancillary that won the 2003 One Day International Cricket World Cup. He was alone from the ODI band because of poor anatomy afterwards The Ashes in 2005, admitting he could not be kept abroad from the ODI band for long. He alternate to the Australian band in the 2006-07 Australian division afterwards Simon Katich fell out of favour and Shane Watson was injured. He bedeviled the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies as the tournament's best batsman in 2007, scoring three centuries afore the achievement of the Super 8s area of the tournament.
On 20 February 2007, Matthew Hayden acquaint his accomplished ODI account (181 not out) adjoin New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Australia acquaint 346 for 5 wickets and New Zealand replied with 350 for 9 wickets and won the Chappel-Hadlee alternation 3-0.
Hayden hit addition anniversary adjoin the Kiwis back he become alone the third actuality (the others actuality Mark Waugh and Sourav Ganguly) to hit 3 centuries (101 vs RSA, 158 vs WI, 103 vs NZ) in a distinct World Cup clash on 20 April 2007. The aeon adjoin South Africa came off aloof 66 assurance and is the fastest World Cup ton anytime assault the antecedent almanac set by John Davison . The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis awarded Hayden with honorary citizenship afterwards the match.
Hayden additionally became alone the additional amateur in World Cup history to beat 600 runs in a distinct tournament. He bare to account a added 52 runs to according the almanac that was set by Sachin Tendulkar in the antecedent World Cup but fell abbreviate by 14 runs. He concluded the clash with 659 runs at an boilerplate of 73.22.
In September 2007, Hayden was called ODI Amateur of the Year afterwards his assertive achievement throughout the World Cup. An amazing achievement because his abode in the Australian ancillary was in accident during the Australian VB Alternation adjoin England and New Zealand. He clearly holds the almanac for actuality the top runs scorer in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, scoring 265 runs in the accomplished tournament.
Matthew Hayden played for the Chennai accouterments Chennai Super Kings in the countdown Indian Premier League (IPL) in April 2008. Afterwards a poor run of anatomy in the Test amphitheatre during 2008, Hayden was alone from the ODI and Twenty20 band in January 2009