When Haidee Tiffen was 19, she debuted for White Ferns in 1998-99 against the visiting South African team. Then, she enhanced her skills at the New Zealand Cricket Academy intake.
Tiffen usually batted in the middle order and offered a good blend of outright attack and efficient run accumulation. She was also consistent as a change bowler. Her lively medium pace has excellent line and length. The running between the wickets she displayed was exemplary. In 2006, she was shortlisted as one of the 7 players for the ICC’s Women’s Player of the Year award.
When New Zealand won the World Cup in 2000 on home soil, Tiffen was a part of this team. Later, she led her team to the 2009 World Cup final in Australia, during which England defeated New Zealand by 4 wickets.
Haidee Tiffen has participated in 117 ODIs and has accumulated 2919 runs in these with 100 as her highest score. Her batting average was 30.72 and batting strike rate was 59.26. She clobbered 4 sixers, 241 boundaries, 18 half centuries and 1 century and took 32 catches. 49 wickets were claimed in the 1656 balls that she bowled while scoring 955 runs. Her economy rate was 3.46 and bowling strike rate was 33.7.