Australian veteran Brad Hodge earns Twenty20 recall for remaining ties vs England

The 39-year-old Hodge was vital for Rajasthan Royals making the semis of the 2013 IPL and the finals of the 2013 Champions League T20.

updated: January 30, 2014 12:21 IST
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Sydney: Veteran batsman Brad Hodge was Thursday recalled to Australia's Twenty20 squad, boosting his chances of playing in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh in March-April.

The 39-year-old, who has been in outstanding form for the Melbourne Stars in the domestic Big Bash League, was called up to replace all-rounder Moises Henriques, who is heading to South Africa to join up with the Test team, Cricket Australia said.

Hodge played six Tests and 25 one-day international for Australia between 2005 and 2008 but has been overlooked since.

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