George, aka Brad Hogg, has quit international cricket.
He has represented Australia in seven tests, and 121 one-day international matches. He will play out the rest of the one day series before embracing his retirement.
He is 37. I wonder if he will keep playing for the Warriors.
I tried to get onto cricinfo to see what their story is, but the site is down. Don't ESPN pay their server bills?!
Aha! That's better. Here's what the good man had to say...
"I haven't even thought about [the ICL]," Hogg said. "I'm out of here for a couple of months. I've got things that I want to sort out at home and get my new chapter in my life organised and on the go. It's an exciting time and a sad time. There are just a few personal issues that are probably the main reason for this decision. I'm going to take a good couple of months off, really decide what I want to do. I've got a number of things on the go at the moment - I won't go into that."
Reading between the lines, does that mean his wife has left him? Apparently he's doing a degree in business, I wonder which uni he's at. Maybe now I'll see him out and about too, along with Gilly. Best of luck George.
Dan Cullen, Bryce McGain, step forward.
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