This is one cricketer I have immense respect for. Brutally unlucky and a case of what could have been. I do hope he does play Test cricket for one last time.
Brad Hodge is seriously considering a last-gasp effort to push for a spot on the Ashes tour, and Victoria's selectors have discussed the possibility of finding room for him in the closing three Sheffield Shield matches of the summer.
Currently playing in the Bangladesh Premier League, 38-year-old Hodge has revealed that he is weighing up the possibility of a return to the Victorian Shield team in the closing months of the season.
The man has scored everywhere. BBL, IPL, BPL, Sheffield Shield, Tests - you name it. Just goes to show the gulf of difference between, say, us and the Aussies when a man with a 55 avg in Tests gets dropped.