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Andrew Hodd

Key facts

Full Name: Andrew John Hodd
Born: January 12 1984 , Chichester, West Sussex
County: Sussex
Other teams: England Under-19s, Surrey
Batting Style: Right-hand bat

Biography

Wicketkeeper-batsman Hodd started his career at Sussex and, having moved to Surrey for two years, returned in 2006 to act as Matt Prior’s understudy following the departure of Tim Ambrose.His timing turned out to be perfect, with Prior making his England Test debut the following summer, striking an unbeaten century on debut against West Indies. Prior dropped out of the five-day side in 2008, but, since regaining the gloves later that year, has been an ever-present.That ensured Hodd became Sussex’s first-choice gloveman, though his returns with the bat were not overly impressive.He was subse...

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