Graeme Swann's grandmom blames 'nasty' Aussies for player's 'shock' retirement

Published: 24 December, 2013 10:59 IST | ANI |

Fresh from his parting shot at his own team, England player Graeme Swann''s grandmother has said that she blames a ''nasty'' Australian side for her grandson's retirement

According to, Mina Swann said that she was saddened by her grandson's retirement from cricket and believes something 'nasty' happened.

Graeme Swann
Graeme Swann. Pic/ Getty Images

The 89-year-old had one Australian player in mind but just like her grandson took aim at an unnamed member of his own team for being up their own backsides, she refused to name names, the report said.

Swann started playing cricket in the garden of his grandma's home in Blyth, the report added.

He starred in three victorious Ashes series, and was the brains behind the famous Sprinkler dance, which became a hit with players and fans alike, the report further said.

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