"Give us a wave, Monty. You can't speak English you stupid Indian, I'll have to say it in Indian.
"What are you doing playing in the English side? You're not English."
Now maybe I'm an old school redneck, but that seems pretty tame to me. It's just Pommy whining, and politically correct wordplay. Where's the racism? He is of Indian descent, and well, if calling someone stupid is racist, then we are all racist.
Are the Barmy Army going to cut back on the "convict" sledging and the "Hey Warney, where's your wife?" songs? I for one, hope not. It's crowd banter like this that makes the day interesting.
Here is an example of racial abuse: "Hey Monty, you couldn't turn a light on, let alone spin a ball - why don't you piss off back to India you useless black jungle bunny bastard". Even that is pretty mild to some of the stuff I heard as a kid at the test cricket.
If Monty (and the rest of those Pommy gay bar loiterers) have thin enough skin to be bothered being called "stupid", then good. Australia will kick the crap out of anyone who does not have the mental toughness to take a bit of harmless crowd needling.
New management at work, it's like a new job. Family is well.
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