What he said:
“If there is an uglier top three in the world I don’t know of it.”
Graeme Swann believes that Andrew Strauss, Alistair Cook and Jonathan Trott are the ugliest top three batsmen in international cricket at the moment. But effective, nonetheless.
What he really meant:
“I didn’t know what ‘winning ugly’ meant—until these three.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“They’re the good, bad and ugly of English cricket.”