Like Stuart MacGill, he had spent years in the shadow of Shane Warne. [16][17] His test career (17 wickets at 54.88) was ultimately unremarkable, but his 156 One Day International wickets at 26.84 coupled with useful lower-order batting placed him among Australia's best one-day players. [3] He was a member of Australia's victorious 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cup teams. He took 12 wickets in the tournament at an average of 13.5, better than any other spinner in the competition bettered in wickets only by James Faulkner and Rana Naved-ul-Hasan. Former Australian cricketer Brad Hogg churned out some tactics, using which India could get the better of Steve Smith during the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Hogg used to be a postman - "I do my round like a Formula One driver," he once bragged - and has the ever-present smile of a postie who's never known yappy dogs or rainy days. At last Brad Hogg can relax and enjoy the success and the results of the hard work Brad Hogg had been doing for a long time. White, Cooper fifties carry Renegades home, Readers recommend - Curated tweets by ESPNcricinfo, India v Australia at Delhi, Oct 10-13, 1996, Australia v India at Adelaide, Jan 24-28, 2008, Australia v Zimbabwe at Colombo (RPS), Aug 26, 1996, South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Feb 24, 2006, Australia v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 23, 2014, Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Jul 2, 2004, Melbourne Renegades v Adelaide Strikers at Melbourne (Docklands), Jan 22, 2018. Brad Hogg believes that Rishabh Pant has been "told by Ricky Ponting" to play a little more conservatively. Anshuman Roy Follow on Twitter November 5, 2020. He went to that World Cup hoping to pick Warne's brain, and unexpectedly found himself filling Warne's boots. Hogg believes that Ponting has asked Pant to play conservatively which has not born fruitful for the DC wicket-keeper. [11] He has an excellent wrong'un and a well-disguised flipper,[31] which he used to bowl Andy Flower, who was then considered to be one of the world's best at playing spin bowling,[32] during the 2003 World Cup. Batsmen found choosing a Caribbean bar easier than picking Hogg's tricky menu and he created as much destruction as Murali. Brad Hogg picked Mumbai Indians as the strongest team in IPL 2020. He was a left-arm wrist spin bowler, and a lower-order left-handed batsman. He was also picked up by Sylhet Royals for the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League,[18] the Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras for the South African T20 League, the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League players auction,[19] and the Sri Lanka T20 Tournaments. [20] In the second match of the Twenty20 series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, he took the wicket of Virender Sehwag in his first over,[21] and ended up with bowling figures of 1/19. Hogg is the world's current oldest top level cricket player, and the only player over 40 years of age to take 100 wickets in the T20 format.[5][6]. Brad Hogg has called on Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting to 'take the shackles off' Rishabh Pant ahead of the IPL 2020 final against Mumbai Indians. IPL 2020: Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar are considered the two greatest batsmen of the modern era and Brad Hogg feels the youngster from Delhi Capitals has a bit of both in his batting. Former Australia left-arm unorthodox spinner Brad Hogg explained why the Kolkata Knight Riders were still persisting with Sunil Narine at the top of the order despite his poor IPL 2020 so far. Later, he completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting & Marketing at Curtin University. He made headlines again in 2015 when he re-signed for the 2015/16 Perth Scorchers team in the BBL with his unique comedy announcement.[29]. He retired from International cricket on 4 March 2008 after the 2007–08 Commonwealth Bank Series. On 12 March that year he became the oldest player to play in T20I's, at 43 years and 34 days. [30] Approaching BBL08, he was left unsigned and has not featured in any form of cricket since. Born Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg in his recent Youtube video has picked his best IPL 2020 XI after the conclusion of the group stages. Brad Hogg has urged Ricky Ponting to allow Pant to play his natural game It has so far been an ordinary season for Delhi Capitals (DC) batsman Rishabh Pant, who has struggled to find his usual rhythm in IPL 2020. Hogg spent most of his career as an understudy under Warne, just like another leg-spinning genius, Stuart MacGill. In 2007-08, after a four-year layoff, Hogg was recalled to Test cricket to play against India after Stuart MacGill had to withdraw from the team due to suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome in his bowling hand. Hodge finished his domestic first-class career as Victoria's all-time leading run scorer. Former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer is quite active on social media. Former Kolkata Knight Riders left-arm spinner Brad Hogg has identified the one major flaw in their team this season: the relationship between Andre Russell and captain Dinesh Karthik. He began first-class life as a solid left-hand batsman, before flirting with chinamen in the nets one afternoon at the playful suggestion of his Western Australia coach Tony Mann. — Brad Hogg (@Brad_Hogg) December 7, 2020 Chris Lynn has been in terrific form in the T20 format Chris Lynn was a part of the Mumbai Indians squad in IPL 2020. Hogg faced a ban of between two and four Test matches after being charged with the level three offence under the International Cricket Council's Code of conduct which refers to abuse by reference to a player's "race, religion, gender, colour, descent, or national or ethnic origin." Flower leapt back, waited for the away-spin and then slumped, hideously bamboozled, as the ball fizzed straight through on to his stumps. His initial Test opportunity, at Delhi way back in 1996, also arose as Warne's stand-in. [35], During the second test against India in Sydney it was alleged that Hogg called the Indian captain Anil Kumble and vice-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni "bastards". The IPL recruits were paying attention too, when Rajasthan Royals bought him for $180,000. George Bradley Hogg suffered from being born in the wrong era. [24][25], He was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders at the 2015 IPL auction as a backup to replace Narine who was sidelined halfway into the season due to 'suspect bowling action'. His batting has fallen away, although he hit a Pura Cup century in 2004-05, but his jack-in-a-box fielding makes up for it. On 28 April 2015, he became the oldest player ever to feature in an IPL match when he played against Chennai Super Kings at the age of 44 years and 81 days. He also played seven One Day International matches. He was roped as Kane Richardson's replacement. He was a left-arm wrist spin bowler, and a lower-order left-handed batsman. Over the tournament, Hogg had an economy rate of 6.19, the fifth best by a spinner in the tournament. The Melbourne Renegades ultimately won the title that season. He made 1 and 4, took 1 for 69, and was promptly dumped for the next seven years and 78 games. He was left out of the Test team pushy in 2004 but remained in the national one day team as the preferred spinner to Stuart MacGill. However, Tendulkar kept his word and never got out against Hogg again in his career. Hogg has since been selected for the 2014 Australian T20 World Cup team, plus the three games against Pakistan in Dubai in the leadup to that competition. He also played against Zimbabwe at the SCG later that year, but was upstaged by part-time left-arm wrist spin bowler Simon Katich, who took 6/90 for the match (Hogg took 3/119). Gain from foreign lands will build Brad Hogg's status. In the 2013 IPL season, Brad Hodge played a match-winning innings of 54 runs not out off just 29 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad, coming in … 0 1 minute read. He predicted that Virat Kohli and Aaron Finch would dish out great performances for the franchise this season. [34], Hogg is well known for his use of his tongue while bowling, poking it out just before he bowls, which was considered his trademark. On 23 January 2012, on the back of his form with the Scorchers, Hogg earned a recall to the Australian Twenty20 squad. However, instead of being a World Cup passenger, he suddenly headed for the cockpit for an incredible journey. IPL 2020: Brad Hogg Thinks There's One 'Flaw' in the KKR Team, Find Out What It Is. India. IPL 2020: Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg lauded KKR captain Eoin Morgan for carrying the burden of the side’s middle order through the entire tournament. However, Warne then tested positive to a banned diuretic in a pre-World Cup drugs test, leaving Hogg to play as Australia's specialist spinner in Australia's Cup winning side and filled that role until his own retirement, this was due to Warne's retirement from the one day game. He announced himself to the world with a stupendous flipper to Zimbabwe's Andy Flower in the 2003 World Cup. That led to a surprise call-up for the Perth Scorchers in the 2012 BBL, and his child-like enthusiasm led to a recall, at 40, to the national Twenty20 squad against India in 2011-12. [9] Hogg made his first-class cricket and domestic limited overs debut for Western Australia in February 1994 as a middle order batsman. Born on February 6, 1971, Hogg’s career went through many revamps. However, the belief at the time was that he was merely a place-holder for Warne and he was discarded from the international squad for some time. Former Australian spin wizard Brad Hogg feels that the England skipper has carried KKR's middle-order throughout the tournament. This period will also bring Brad Hogg in the midst of famous people. Check out Hogg's tweet - Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg feels that Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) cannot afford to have a slow start in the upcoming must-win games in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Hogg grew up on a sheep farm in Williams, Western Australia[8] as an only child, and is a former pupil of Aquinas College, Perth. In 2005-06, he became a one-day only player with Western Australian selectors preferring to play young spinner Beau Casson ahead of Hogg in the state's Pura Cup side. [2] He is Australia's ninth most successful One Day International bowler and second most successful spinner in terms of wickets taken. Rohit is the most successful skipper in the IPL, winning the title as many as four times. What makes the left-arm wristspinner such a threat? George Bradley Hogg (born 6 February 1971) is a former Australian cricketer who played all formats of the game. In his book, Walking to Victory, Adam Gilchrist described it as "one of the balls of the tournament. During his time in the wilderness, Hogg learned to practise less and enjoy himself more. Rishabh Pant has had an underwhelming IPL 2020 so far. However, with Casson's move to New South Wales in 2006-07, Hogg has regained his place in the first-class side. 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Hogg released The Wrong'Un, an autobiography with Greg Growden, in November 2016[7] and enjoys a career as a cricket commentator and has become a popular media personality between cricket commitments. February 6, 1971, Narrogin, Western Australia, Major teams Australia, Antigua Hawksbills, Cape Cobras, Kolkata Knight Riders, Melbourne Renegades, Perth Scorchers, Rajasthan Royals, Trinbago Knight Riders, Warwickshire, Western Australia. (Photo Source: Twitter) Former Australian cricketer Brad Hogg has picked his best eleven after the conclusion of the league stage in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He made his Test debut against India in Delhi, taking 1/69 and making 1 and 4. ... IPL 2020: Big Names Miss Out From Brad Hogg’s Best IPL XI. Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg wasn't impressed with Zampa spilling the catch and took a dig at the leggie by saying that he is repaying the faith for his IPL contract. At the time, he was the leading run-scorer in the 2011–12 Ryobi One-Day Cup. Jaffer gave an epic response to Brad Hogg who criticised Indian top-order on Saturday. A surgeon would appeal to Brad Hogg because people's lives and Brad Hogg's own reputation depend upon Brad Hogg's actions. The Kings XI Punjab batting coach in the IPL is widely known for tickling fans’ funny bones with his side-splitting humour. In his stellar career that spanned over two decades, Tendulkar scored 100 centuries across Tests and ODIs -- a record that still stands. Until that moment, Hogg's cricketing trajectory had been anything but straightforward. Hogg was absent from the international scene until called up to replace Warne during the 2002-03 VB Series (an annual tri-nations one day tournament in Australia) after Warne injured his shoulder. Some examples of this type of profession are : surgeon, construction engineer, top management posts. His decision to come back was just as surprising. With his booming grin, zooming flipper and hard-to-pick wrong'un, Brad Hogg is Australia's most mercurial chinaman bowler since 'Chuck' Fleetwood-Smith in the 1930s. In January 2012, he retired from one-day cricket to focus exclusively on the Twenty20 game. IPL 2020: Brad Hogg Praises Kolkata Knight Riders Captain Eoin Morgan, Names Him ‘Pick Of The Tournament’ The mid-season change in Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) leadership has not only turned out to be a wise move but also got praise from former Australian spinner Brad Hogg, who hailed KKR skipper Eoin Morgan for carrying the middle order. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies. Kolkata Knight Riders saw a change in their leadership after the first half of the tournament as English cricketer Eoin Morgan took over the baton from Dinesh Karthik, who decided to step down. [11] In 1999 he made a brief foray in umpiring Australian rules football, making his way up to Westar Rules Colts (under 18) level.[12]. Now, another cricketer who has had his say on MS Dhoni's future, is former Australia spinner Brad Hogg. More often than not, his tweets provide a daily dose of entertainment to fans. Cricketnext Staff; Updated: September 6, 2020, 3:36 PM IST With his booming grin, zooming flipper and hard-to-pick wrong'un, Brad Hogg is Australia's most mercurial chinaman bowler since 'Chuck' Fleetwood-Smith in the 1930s. George Bradley Hogg (born 6 February 1971) is a former Australian cricketer who played all formats of the game. Had he been born a decade on either side, he could have had a much longer ODI career. Twenty-one wickets at 15.80 sparked many more smiles but he again struggled when given chances in the Test series against India, his eight wickets costing almost 60 apiece. On 4 November 2011, Hogg signed with the Perth Scorchers, one of the franchises in the Australian domestic Twenty20 competition, the Big Bash League. Cameron White's disappointing bowling turned the selectors back to Hogg, who then failed to get a wicket in the next five games. NEW DELHI: Former Australian spin wizard Brad Hogg has said that Andrew Symonds' century against Pakistan in the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup was a career-changing innings. [4], In a surprise comeback to the T20 format at the inaugural Big Bash League in 2011, Hogg became a cult hero of the short form, bringing about a call-up to the 2012 and 2014 T20 World Cup Australia sides, as well as international T20 contracts around the world. Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg urged Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting to let Rishabh Pant play his natural game when DC take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2020 Qualifier 2 on Sunday. His art of sharing memes and … [14], Hogg's highest ODI score is 71 not out against England, and his best bowling figures in an innings are 5/32 against the West Indies. On 27 February 2008, Hogg announced his retirement from international cricket, effective after the Commonwealth Bank Series. But anything with a spice of danger or intrepidity in it will please Brad Hogg even more. In 1996, he was selected in the Australian team to tour India as a replacement for Warne who was injured. The first player to make the list of Brad Hogg's IPL 2020 XI is Shikhar Dhawan. No other Australian has waited so long between his first and second Tests; Alan Hurst, dropped for 30 matches, was the previous record-holder. Hogg made the surprising move from the Perth Scorchers to the Melbourne Renegades for BBL06. #AUSvIND #cricket #IPL — Brad Hogg (@Brad_Hogg) November 27, 2020. Nevertheless, his decision to retire at the end of the 2007-08 summer caught many on the hop. Brad Hogg went for Royal Challengers Bangalore at the No.2 spot amongst the teams who are likely to make the playoffs in IPL 2020. Zampa repaying @imVkohli for an IPL contract. We all drop them. IPL 2020: Brad Hogg has his say on MS Dhoni's future. Brad Hogg. [13] On 2 January 2008, Hogg scored a Test-career-best 79 as part of a 173-run partnership with Andrew Symonds—a 7th wicket record for both the Sydney Cricket Ground and Australia vs. Claiming the Man-of-the-Series award against Bangladesh, Hogg passed 100 ODI wickets in April 2006, but was used strangely at home the following season after playing in the final of the Champions Trophy. Zampa was part of Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. [23] This earned him a recall to the Australian T20I team for the series in South Africa and the 2014 ICC World Twenty20. Hogg was also in and out of the Western Australian squad for the next few years as he struggled for form. 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