ESTEEMED cricket commentator Jonathan Agnew has decried overzealous authorities for booking him for jaywalking just after midnight on a deserted Adelaide street.
The BBC and ABC commentator, who last week declared his love for Adelaide as a city and Test venue, was walking across North Tce to the Adelaide Railway Station.
Four officers emerged to inform him of the offence, asking for his name and address. He is yet to receive a fine.
“Booked for walking across a deserted street at 0045. Adelaide! I used to love you! How sad,” Agnew declared on Twitter shortly afterwards.
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Agnew, who has been praising the city in a series of tweets tagged #loveadelaide, then retweeted a fan’s response.
“Just as I was starting to feel proud of how our state must have looked to our visitors over the past 5 days, we go and ruin it #storyofourlives #classicadelaide...
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