Bradley John Hodge
(born 29 December 1974) is an Australian and Victorian cricketer
. He attended St Bede's College
in Mentone, Victoria
. He is a right hand batsman who bats in the middle order, as well as a part time right arm off spin
Hodge debuted for the Victorian Bushrangers
as a 19-year-old and was nicknamed
"Glovelick" by Dean Jones
for the fact that he shared a bunkbed
with his brother at the time of his debut. He was also called "Bunkie" for the same reason.
Hodge played Lancashire League Cricket for Ramsbottom in 2000 and 2001 breaking the clubs batting record in 2001.
Hodge has played with County Cricket teams Durham
, where he made his highest first class score of 302*. During his time at Leicestershire
he was accused of cheating
by then Derbyshire
captain, Dominic Cork
by claiming a catch although it appeared that he had stepped over the boundary rope in a Twenty20
match in June 2003.
Hodge scored many runs for Victoria and his consistency came together by the 2000-01 season where he was consistently overlooked for selection despite being one of Australia's premier domestic batsmen.
On 21 November 2007, playing for Victoria against Queensland, Hodge made his highest Pura Cup
score of 286*. He and Nick Jewell
had batted undefeated for the entire third day of the game, only the fourth wicketless... Read More