News comes to the Reverse Sweep this morning of the shocking news that Andrew Strauss is on the brink of resigning as
A source in the ECB revealed that amidst extraordinary scenes last night, Strauss was confronted with revelations from a tabloid newspaper that he was to introduce a bizarre toast-rack ritual into the
As a former English public schoolboy, Strauss would have learnt all about the toast-rack, where new and younger boys are subjected to a ritual in the canteen by the prefects. Apparently, the new recruits are lined up in a row, made to drop their trousers and their bums are then filled with hot toast with the scene reminiscent of a bizarre toast-rack - hence the name.
The source told the Reverse Sweep that a tabloid newspaper is expected to reveal full details this weekend and that with Strauss’ position seeming untenable, a press conference announcing his resignation can be expected some time today; probably this afternoon.
It is also understood that Alastair Cook will immediately be announced as the new captain, which surely doesn’t bode well for
More news as soon as I get it.