NSW Blues calls Symonds a hypocrite after McCullum signingJanuary 23rd, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.23 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been labeled a hypocrite after he termed New South Wale’’s shock move to recruit Kiwi batting gun Brendon McCullum as un-Australian.
Symonds claimed that NSW procuring McCullum for Saturday night’’s KFC Twenty20 Big Bash final against Victoria - taking the spot of a homegrown player - was against the spirit of being Australian.
NSW chief executive Dave Gilbert, a former Test pacer, insisted the Blues were within their rights to sign McCullum.
Gilbert fired back at Symonds - claiming the Australian all-rounder was happy to bank 1.5 million dollars for playing for Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. “I think it’’s a little hypocritical of Andrew Symonds,” Gilbert fumed. (ANI)
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