Published: May 11, 2020 11:58:47 am
He has parted with it to boost cash for bushfire aid however the legendary Shane Warne doesn’t miss his ‘Baggy Green’ one bit, reiterating that the prized Australian Test cap evokes “verbal diarrhoea” amongst its admirers and he can by no means be one in all them.
Warne stated he liked taking part in for his nation and it didn’t matter whether or not he did that carrying the Baggy Green or a floppy hat.
“I always believed that you didn’t have to wear the Baggy Green cap to say how much you loved playing cricket for Australia,” the long-lasting spinner stated on ‘Triple M’, a Melbourne-based radio station.
“I loved playing cricket for Australia, and I didn’t need to wear that cap or have that verbal diarrhoea about it, I just enjoyed playing cricket for Australia,” he stated.
Warne not too long ago auctioned his Baggy Green for bushfire aid efforts.
“I always felt that if I wore a white floppy hat or wore my Baggy Green cap it meant exactly the same, I was playing for Australia,” the 50-year-old stated.
Australian cricket greats have spoken in regards to the significance of the Baggy Green in Amazon Prime’s documentary ‘The Test’.
However, Warne slammed the reverence, which has been widespread to generations of Australian cricketers.
“There was too much verbal diarrhoea about the baggy cap � it was a bit too over the top for me,” Warne stated.
“The stuff that they go on about, the fabric of the Baggy Green and all this stuff that they go on about, I don’t sign in and buy into that.”
Warne had earlier criticised former Australia skipper Steve Waugh after he requested the gamers to put on the Baggy Green for the primary hour of a Test match.
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