Australian Test Cricketer Brad Hogg drops by Cricket PNG

Cricket Papua New Guinea, Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:53AM

Former Australian Test Cricketer and World Cup Hero, Brad Hogg dropped by Amini Park yesterday to give a helping hand to some of the best cricketers in Papua New Guinea.


Hogg, who was coming back from Lae after being the guest speaker at the Supporting Club of Rugby Union in Morobe (SCRUM) Lunch last week, stopped by Amini Park to help the City Pharmacy PNG Lewas and the HEBOU PNG Under 19 Garamuts during their training sessions.


Hogg, who have visited PNG before was delighted to drop in and see some of the best cricketers in action on the training park.


“It is great to see Brad back in the country and we definitely privileged to have him drop by the nets at Amini Park yesterday and help some of your national cricketers,” said Cricket PNG Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Greg Campbell.    


George Bradley “Brad” Hogg played seven (7) test matches for Australia, taking 17 wickets as well as playing 123 One Day Internationals (ODIs), taking 156 wickets. He was part of the Australian World Cup winning teams in 2003 and 2007, and now currently plays T20 Cricket for various franchises around the world including the Melbourne Renegades (Australia) and the Kolkata Knight Riders (India) at the ripe old age of 46 years.    


“Brad was very excited to work with our cricketers and was impressed with some of the talent on hand. We would like to thank SCRUM for allowing Brad to drop and give our players and coaches an opportunity to work with him,” concluded Campbell.   


Last updated: Wednesday March 29, 2017 8:25AM