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IPL 10: Ravindra Jadeja to make comeback in Gujarat Lions' next match against Rising Pune Supergiant

IPL 10: Ravindra Jadeja to make comeback in Gujarat Lions' next match against Rising Pune Supergiant

On being asked about Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo, he said, "I'm not sure about Bravo but Jadeja comes back for us in the next game." Bravo, the other all-rounder on the injury list, will be out for sometime due to his hamstring injury.

IPL 2017: It is very hard to replace Ravindra Jadeja in any cricketing side, feels Brad Hodge

IPL 2017: It is very hard to replace Ravindra Jadeja in any cricketing side, feels Brad Hodge

On whether Gujarat Lions has a player who can replace him, Hodge said, "No, he can't be replaced..He is a three-dimensional player...He bats, bowls and fields like a jet. So its very hard to replace him in any cricketing side."

Ravichandran Ashwin makes repentant Brad Hodge​ looked silly for Virat Kohli comment; suggests March 30 to be remembered as world apology day

Ravichandran Ashwin makes repentant Brad Hodge​ looked silly for Virat Kohli comment; suggests March 30 to be remembered as world apology day

For the record, Hodge had insinuated that Kohli pulled out of the fourth and final Test match of India-Australia series to save himself for the Indian Premier League (IPL), which starts next week.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli takes reconciliatory path, says his friendship comment was 'blown out of proportion'

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli takes reconciliatory path, says his friendship comment was 'blown out of proportion'

Moments after India's eight-wicket victory at Dharamsala, Kohli said in the post-match press conference that after all the altercations on and off the field, he doesn't consider Australian cricketers as his friends.

India vs Australia: Gujarat Lions coach Brad Hodge tenders timely apology to Virat Kohli and 'people of India'; says he meant no 'ill intention'

India vs Australia: Gujarat Lions coach Brad Hodge tenders timely apology to Virat Kohli and 'people of India'; says he meant no 'ill intention'

Besides Hodge, there will be host of former and present Aussie stars plying their trade in the IPL.

'Virat Kohli skipped 4th Test for IPL' – Gautam Gambhir gives fitting response to Brad Hodge for insulting remark

'Virat Kohli skipped 4th Test for IPL' – Gautam Gambhir gives fitting response to Brad Hodge for insulting remark

Kohli had injured his right shoulder while trying to prevent a ball from crossing the boundary rope during the third Test played at Ranchi.

IPL role could be behind Virat Kohli's decision to miss 'key' Dharamsala Test, doubts Brad Hodge

IPL role could be behind Virat Kohli's decision to miss 'key' Dharamsala Test, doubts Brad Hodge

Kohli had injured his right shoulder while trying to prevent a ball from crossing the boundary rope during the third Test in Ranchi.

Indian Premier League 2017: Gujarat Lions rope in Mohammad Kaif as assistant coach

Indian Premier League 2017: Gujarat Lions rope in Mohammad Kaif as assistant coach

Kaif had a great stint with both the Indian U-19 and the senior team. He is the first U-19 Indian captain to win the World Cup

WATCH: Aussie wicket-keeper Sam Harper taken to hospital after being hit by bat in head

WATCH: Aussie wicket-keeper Sam Harper taken to hospital after being hit by bat in head

And not to mention, it revived memories of Phillip Hughes.

WATCH: Australian cricketer Peter Nevill hit with bat on face while wicket-keeping in BBL

WATCH: Australian cricketer Peter Nevill hit with bat on face while wicket-keeping in BBL

Nevill was then taken to hospital for X-Rays after the injury. “Fears are he suffered a fracture to the jaw,” read a tweet from the KFC Big Bash League.

Brad Hodge rings BCCI's bell for more compensation following decision to pay Mohommad Shami INR 2.2 crore

Brad Hodge rings BCCI's bell for more compensation following decision to pay Mohommad Shami INR 2.2 crore

BCCI decided to pay the said amount to Shami citing “Loss of pay for IPL season 2015 due to injury.”

Rajkot Gujarat Lions: 5 things you must know about IPL's new team

Rajkot Gujarat Lions: 5 things you must know about IPL's new team

Suresh Raina will lead Gujarat Lions while Brad Hodge has been appointed as coach.

IPL 2016: Rajkot team named Gujarat Lions, Suresh Raina to lead, Brad Hodge to coach

IPL 2016: Rajkot team named Gujarat Lions, Suresh Raina to lead, Brad Hodge to coach

Brad Hodge, former Australian cricketer and a T20 specialist, was announced as the coach of the Rajkot team.