Age, The (Melbourne, Australia) – As Steve Smith fronted cameras on home soil for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal engulfed the team on Saturday, the last thing the former captain of the Australian cricket team would have expected was a radio talk show stunt to make light of his heartbreaking moment.

Summary

  • As Steve Smith fronted cameras on home soil for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal engulfed the team on Saturday, the last thing the former captain of the Australian cricket team would have expected was a radio talk show stunt to make light of his heartbreaking moment.
  • But that’s exactly what the distraught young cricketer got when he agreed to take a few questions and landed on a serial pest from KIIS FM’s Kyle Jackie O show.
  • Peter Deppeler, also known as ‘intern Pete’, has a penchant for turning up to various events and asking inappropriate questions for laughs.
  • But this time his attempt at humour went down like a lead balloon, as Deppeler informed a tearful Smith that his transgressions were nothing compared to “what Davina and Dean did on Married at First Sight”.
  • An emotional Steve Smith addresses the ball-tampering scandal after landing in Sydney.


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