A very smart cricketer

This is amusing. Adam Gilchrist, Australia’s wicket keeper, during the last cricket test match was heard endorsing sponsors between balls saying things like:

Travelex Foreign Exchange boys!
Plenty of energy from a Milo Energy Bar.
Keep it well oiled with Castrol boys come on.

Why?

The broadcasters are meant to turn down the stump mikes between balls. They hadn’t been (probably to try and catch any sledging) so Gilchrist thought that him providing free advertising to sponsors would give the broadcasters the right incentive to keep their word and have them turned down.

Very smart.

Hat Tip: Backin15

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