Swanny and the sprinkler
Swanny takes time out from his 1,000-plus daily press-ups to get his own back on the press.
With video camera in hand, Swanny is up to his usual mischief as the English cricket media are put through their paces in the Hobart nets by the England players and coaches.
Before flying on to Brisbane to prepare for the first Test, Swanny and his team-mates exhibit ‘the sprinkler’ - “this dance craze that’s sweeping the team at the minute.”
Here are some other highlights:
After mentioning Xbox in his last video diary... “I don’t condone product placement and I will not be doing it any longer - ooh, look, a Lamborghini.”
On getting Graham Gooch in shot... “I’ve got it on wide lens.”
On Chelsea Football Club... “Just a small club near Fulham.”
On spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed’s stripey facial hair... “Mr Mushy’s beard is sponsored by Adidas.”
On Monty Panesar’s hometown football club... “Luton are good innit, yeah, sweet bro.”
On former wicketkeeper Andy Flower’s crooked fingers... “That is absolutely rancid.”
On an invitation for the England team to try their hand at reporting... “Most of this team couldn’t write 800 words. Most of this team couldn’t speak 800 words to be honest.”
On James Anderson and Stuart Broad being camera-shy... “Doesn’t stop them wearing mascara when they go out in the evenings.”