Brad Hodge recollects the ‘biggest regret’ of his cricketing career

Brad Hodge scored a stable 80 in that match.

Brad Hodge of Australia. (Picture by Chris McGrath/Getty Photos)

Former Australian cricketer Brad Hodge has opened up on one in every of his most notorious banters. The appropriate-handed batsman took a pot-shot at none apart from legendary former Australian cricketer Allan Border. He revealed that it was one of the crucial weird factor which he was a part of, as he later requested himself why he’s enjoying the sport. Talking on his Bowlology podcast co-hosted with former quick bowler Damien Fleming, Hodge recalled one of the crucial scary incidents of his enjoying profession when he had a go on the former nice.

Hodge, who is called one of the crucial unluckiest cricketers to have donned the saggy inexperienced, as he was dropped after scoring a double hundred, stated that the eventful day was a unhealthy day for him, as he later realised. One of the vital skilled T20 gamers, Hodge opened the batting for Victoria and he discovered Border (Queensland) standing on the slips.


I used to be frightened of AB,” Hodge stated. “I sledged him. It was a foul day, truly … it was a kind of days the place I questioned why I used to be truly enjoying the sport. I managed to open the batting and the nice AB was at first slip for the Bulls (Queensland) — and he sledged me.

When Border obtained beneath Hodge’s pores and skin

Hodge added that Border stored on chirping between the overs and obtained beneath his pores and skin. “Les Stillman (Victoria coach) didn’t assume I may bat anyplace else. (He stated) ‘if you may get us 20 or 30, that’s higher than what you’re going to get anyplace else’. So I opened the batting, I didn’t actually wish to, I didn’t truly wish to present as much as the sport after which AB sledges me for the perfect a part of 15 overs. It occurred on the change of overs, each time he walked from first slip, he’d nail me correctly.” he stated.

Giving a correct account of the incident, Hodge stated “It wasn’t fairly, however AB didn’t say something on the 15th over, he simply walked previous,” Hodge stated. And I stated ‘the place are you going grandpa?’

“He stated: ‘What did you say?’

“‘You heard me. Don’t cease now, I’ve heard it for an hour and a half for 15 overs, come again and maintain sledging me. I’m going to remain right here for the remainder of the day and I would like you to maintain going’

Hodge knew that he has hit the hammer on his toes and he was later advised by his teammate that his possibilities of enjoying for Australia have simply took a beating.

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