What he said:
“If he’s not in the top 25 Australian cricketers – and I can’t find one better opener than him on that list, let alone two – then I’ll go hee for chasey.”
Australia’s federal defence minister, Stephen Smith, criticises Cricket Australia’s omission of Simon Katich from the list of 25 centrally contracted players.
What he really meant:
“If Simon Katich is not a current top 25 Australian cricketer, I’ll be hornswoggled.”
What he definitely didn’t: