Surely the greatest spin bowler of all time, and perhaps the most iconic figure of the Australian game in the 1990’s, was found dead at his holiday villa on the Thai island of Koh Samui.
The report commissioned by Yorkshire dismissed such slurs as “friendly banter,” a euphemism straight out of the dark side of the 1960s if ever there was one. Friendly banter? If that was friendly banter, what should we call the ball-tampering? Laterally-incentivised physical projectile cajolery?