Brad was a dominant middle order batsman during his career and he is now an extremely knowledgeable commentator
Brad grew up in Melbourne and attended St Bede’s College in Mentone.
Brad Hodge is one of crickets most prolific run scorers with more than 17,000 first class runs at an Average of 48.81. He is sitting fifth on Australia’s all-time leading Sheffield Shield run scoring list with 10,474 runs. He finished his test career with an average of 55 and a highest score of 203 not out. Since retiring from long form cricket, he has turned his focus to the shortest form of the game Twenty20. He has represented 19 different Twenty20 teams throughout his travels and is currently number 5 on the list of all time runs with 7338 at an average of 36.87 with a highest score of 106. These days Brad has taken a step back from playing and turned his hand to coaching. After being a playing assistant coach with the Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash he was given the senior coaching role with the Gujarat Lions in their first season in the Indian Premier League in 2015. Later that year he was named coach of the Cricket Australia XI in the Matador One Day Cup. Brad has coached many franchise T20 teams around the world but has now switched his focus more to the commentary side of the game with Channel 7 in the Big Bash and Star Sports India in International cricket.
Brad has completed a Master’s of Business Administration, he loves his motorsport, fishing and AFL.