Stuff – Sledging (1): The activity of travelling across snow on a sledge.
- And in the case of and David Warner, vice-captain of the Australian cricket team, and the latter, they descend into hypocrisy.
- You will have seen the news clip: an incandescent Warner losing the plot over something South African player Quinton de Kock said in a stairwell during a break in the first cricket test in Durban.
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- Andrew Webster of the Sydney Morning Herald saw it this way: Although he argued that Warner and the Australians should only be afforded “a toenail of the high moral ground”, Webster said he would have reacted the same way.
- For every single transgression, the sledger pays big bucks to an appropriate charity or campaign – racist taunts result in cash to diversity awareness projects; sledges that attack an opponent’s self-worth result in the player donating to a mental health charity, and so on.