BRAD HODGE

  • Australia beat South Africa by five wickets in 2nd T20 March 13, 2014

    Durban: Veteran Brad Hodge smashed two sixes in the final over to propel Australia to a five-wicket victory over South Africa in the second Twenty20 international reduced to seven overs a side in Durban on Wednesday. After Australia won the toss, South Africa piled up 80 for 1 and looked to...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Rajasthan Royals buy 14 players on day two February 13, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals under the mentorship of Rahul Dravid made some smart buys as they bought 14 players on day two of auction. Rajasthan also bought back Kevon Cooper, Dishant Yagnik. On day one of auctions, Rajasthan decided to buy only six players, which included Brad Hodge (2.4 crore), Steven Smith (4...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Hodge back as Rajasthan buy six players February 12, 2014

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Rajasthan Royals, with Rahul Dravid at the table monitoring the bidding decided to buy only...
  • Australia name Brad Hogg, Hodge in World T20 squad February 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia have selected veterans Brad Hogg, Brad Hodge and Brad Haddin in their squad for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh next month. Hogg, 43, is set to become the oldest player ever in international T20 cricket and eclipse Kenya's Steve Tikolo (42) as the oldest T20 player international in history. "Despite...
  • Hodge earns recall as Australia look to wrap up T20 series January 30, 2014

    Sydney:Veteran batsman Brad Hodge was Thursday recalled to Australia's Twenty20 squad, boosting his chances of playing in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh in MarchApril. The 39yearold, who has been in outstanding form for the Melbourne Stars in the domestic Big Bash League, was called up to replace allrounder Moises Henriques, who...
  • Brett Lee, Brad Hodge in Prime Minister's XI to play against England January 9, 2014

    Sydney: Veteran batsman Brad Hodge was on Thursday named in a strong Prime Minister's XI led by speedster Brett Lee to play England in Canberra next week. Hodge has not played an international for almost six years but his form for the Melbourne Stars in the domestic Big Bash League...
  • Royals dealt a blow as Brad Hodge ruled out of CLT20 final October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals were dealt a massive blow ahead of their Champions League Twenty20 summit clash as destructive batsman Brad Hodge, who injured his knee in the semifinal, was declared unfit for tomorrow's match. Hodge had collided with Shane Watson whose head hit Hodge's knee at point during the final...
  • Watson fined for using foul language during CLT20 semifinal October 5, 2013

    Jaipur: Shane Watson of the Rajasthan Royals was fined $750 for breaching the Champions League Twenty20 Code of Behaviour during the first semifinal against Chennai Super Kings at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium. Watson and his fellow Australian Brad Hodge were attempting to prevent a quick single when they ran into...
  • Not many can bat like Brad Hodge under pressure: Rahul Dravid October 1, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid on Tuesday said it made sense to have Brad Hodge batting lower down the order since he is fantastic finisher. Hodge on Tuesday smashed a 23ball unbeaten 52 to lead Rajasthan Royals to a fourwicket win over Otago Volts. "When he bats like that, why should...
  • CLT20: Hodge's blitzkrieg gives Rajasthan 4wicket win over Otago October 1, 2013

    Jaipur: Brad Hodge played another blitzkrieg (52* off just 23) to lead Rajasthan Royals to a fourwicket victory against Otago Volts in their last group game before the semifinals of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament on Tuesday. Rajasthan were in a precarious situation, having lost 4 for 72 in 12.1 overs,...
  • Rajasthan Royals' Brad Hodge confident of victory over Perth Scorchers September 28, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals batsman Brad Hodge said his side is not taking the Perth Scorchers lightly and would like to seal the semifinal berth in their Group A encounter of the Champions League T20. "We are in good position but are not complacent. We would going full strength because know a...
  • CLT20: Hodge, Tambe impressive in Rajasthan's win over Lions September 25, 2013

    Jaipur: First Brad Hodge smashed an unbeaten 46 off just 23 balls and then 41yearold legspinner Pravin Tambe took 4 for 15 as Rajasthan Royals continued their winning momentum, beating the South African side Higheveld Lions by 30 runs on Wednesday. Hodge's was one of the cameos played by the Rajasthan...
  • It's been a fairytale experience: Dravid after win over SRH May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid was all praise for his team following a fourwicket win against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 6 eliminator at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday night. Chasing 133 to win, Rajastan were in deep trouble at one time but thanks to Brad Hodge's 54*...
  • Win over Hyderabad 'most thrilling', says Brad Hodge May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals batsman Brad Hodge was extremely happy with his effort that helped his side beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 6 Eliminator on Wednesday night. Chasing 133 to win, Rajasthan were reduced to 57 for 5 at one time at the Feroz Shah Kotla here and were facing...
  • Iceman Hodge thaws Hyderabad as Rajasthan stay alive May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: After all that has unfolded since May 16, Rajasthan Royals needed something to put a smile on their faces. Ever since the shocking news broke in the early hours of last Thursday that three Rajasthan players had been arrested on allegations of spotfixing in IPL 6, Rajasthan's rosy...
  • Hodge's blitzkrieg drives Rajasthan to a thrilling win May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Brad Hodge showed how important a player he is in the shorter version of the game as his counterattacking halfcentury helped Rajasthan Royals eke out a fourwicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Wednesday. When Hodge came to the wicket, Rajasthan were tottering at...
  • Young and old thrive for Rajasthan Royals May 16, 2013

    That Rajasthan Royals would join IPL heavyweights Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians as this season's first playoff entrants with two matches still to play is an achievement not entirely expected at the start of IPL 6. Lacking superstar power their No. 1 player is Australian allrounder Shane Watson...
  • Mumbai go top after winning a dead rubber against Rajasthan May 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians went top of IPL 6 table following a convincing 14run win over Rajasthan Royals in a dead rubber at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday night. Both teams went into the match with the knowledge that they had already made it to the playoffs, and that took...
  • Dravid acknowledges team effort in win over Punjab April 15, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid is extremely pleased with the team effort in their six wicket win over Kings XI Punjab, here. Chasing a modest 125 on a difficult wicket, Rajasthan won by six wickets. "It was Sreesanth who got us early wickets and Chandila too did a fairly good...
  • IPL 6: Hodge, bowlers star in Rajasthan's rout of KKR April 8, 2013

    Jaipur: On a slow pitch at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Monday, Brad Hodge's sparkling unbeaten 46 gave Rajasthan Royals a respectable total which they defended with an inspired bowling performance led by Siddharth Trivedi and Kevon Cooper and backed by sharp fielding, especially from wicketkeeper Dishant Yagnik who pocketed...
  • It is up to Watson to decide to bowl or not: Brad Hodge March 31, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals batsman Brad Hodge on Sunday said he was not sure whether allrounder Shane Watson would be bowling in the upcoming Indian Premier League and added it was up to the Aussie allrounder to take a call. Watson was restricted solely to batting duties during Australia's recent 04...
  • First win for Chittagong Kings in BPL January 24, 2013

    Khulna: In a low scoring affair Chittagong Kings register their first win this season edging our Barisal Burners by 21 runs at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna on Thursday. Chasing a modest target of 129 to win, the Burners were bundled out for 108 with their captain Hodge top...
  • Hodge first to 5000 T20 runs January 24, 2013

    Khulna: Former Australia batsman Brad Hodge on Thursday created history by becoming the first batsman to reach 5,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket. The 38yearold, currently plying his trade in the Bangladesh Premier League for Barisal Burners, achieved the feat during his teams 21run defeat to Chittagong Kings. Hodge currently has...
  • BPL: Razzak helps Rangpur to 7run win January 23, 2013

    Khulna: Brad Hodge and Sabbir Rahman's blitzkreig wasn't enough as Barisal Burners fell 7 runs short to give Rangpur Riders their second win in three games in the Bangladesh Premier league on Wednesday. Chasing 175 to win, Hodge [58 off 38 balls] kept Barisal in the hunt even as they were...
  • BPL: Hodge leads Barisal to 8wicket win over Khulna January 20, 2013

    Brad Hodge led from the front, scoring a solid fifty, to help Barisal Burners beat Khulna Royal Bengals by eight wickets in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Sunday. Hodge scored an entertaining 53 off just 40 balls that included five fours and a six. Chasing 143 to win, he along...
  • Hodge named Aus captain and coach for Hong Kong Sixes October 10, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Test batsman Brad Hodge was named captain and coach of the Australian cricket team for the Hong Kong Sixes tournament later this month. "Hodge, one of the top batsmen in last season's inaugural KFC T20 Big Bash League, will lead a selection of explosive Australian cricketers in the twoday...
  • Rajasthan hero Hodge praises inform Rahane April 17, 2012

    Jaipur: Impressed by Ajinkya Rahane's range of shots, Rajasthan Royals' Australian import Brad Hodge called the Indian youngster a "super talent". "He is batting superbly and has [a] hunger for runs. He reminds me of my own younger days. His shots are majestic and I enjoying watching him bat. To...
  • Nerveless Hodge seals RR a thriller April 17, 2012

    Rajasthan Royals previous four matches against Deccan Chargers had ended in victory, and a rather onesided rivalry was extended in Jaipur where the home team pulled off a remarkable chase of 197 with five wickets and two balls remaining. Set their stiffest target of the season, Rajasthan were given...