Educated at St Bede's College, Graf made his grade debut at the age of 19 for St Kilda as an all-rounder, bowling right-arm medium fast and batting left-handed with an emphasis on driving. He made his first-class debut in 1979–80 for Victoria, and helped them to win the Sheffield Shield. His performances lead to a contract in 1980 with the Hampshire County Cricket Club, and was named as 12th man in two Test matches in 1980–81.
Graf was selected to make his ODI debut in November 1980 against New Zealand at the Adelaide Oval in which he made a duck and took 1/40. He did manage to take eight wickets at 31.88 in the series, with three two wicket hauls.
He was not selected for the 1981 tour to England, but returned in the following Australian summer in the second and third matches of the... Read More