“I used to love watching him as a kid because he had the same last name as me.”
Damien Wright kids you not. If you have the same last name as him, he will be your fan for life. Lucky for him, that’s a whole lot of Wrights. D is New Zealand’s bowling coach while J is the head coach.
What he really meant:
“John Wright was a classy bat and it helped no little bit that he had the very same surname.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“I was offered the job because I had the same last name as John.”