and as if Freddie, the new patron saint of English cricket, wasn't already one of the coolest people in the world today, word reaches me of a new dimension to him: political commentator.
Matthew Hoggard called the Prime Minister a knob when we were celebrating winning the Ashes at a Downing Street function, and you know what? That's the first thing Hoggy's got right in a while. Blair is a knob.
Sod Adam Rickett, Lousie Bagshawe and Zac Goldsmith, we clearly have a prime contender for the Tory A-list right here. Andrew Flintoff MP has a certain ring to it.