There are more than a few people blubbering like panty-waists over sledging in cricket…not Tony Abbott.
He has come out and said though he loves cricket he was tits at every aspect of it except sledging…awesome.
As tensions between the Australian and Indian cricket teams reach boiling point, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has revealed sledging was his only strength as a cricketer.
Speaking at an afternoon tea for the teams at Kirribilli House in Sydney on Thursday, Mr Abbott spoke of his time as a cricketer during his student days at Oxford University.
“I couldn’t bat, I couldn’t bowl, I couldn’t field, but I could sledge, and I think I held my place in the team on this basis, and I promise there’ll be none of that today,” said the former captain of Oxford’s Middle Common Room team of the Queen’s College.
Emotions are riding high between the Australian and Indian sides following an explosive series that has featured plenty of sledging.
It’s feared things could get worse during next week’s fourth and final Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
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