Swann blasts 'low forms of journalism' over gran quotes

Recently-retired England spinner Graeme Swann has attacked "some low forms of journalism" for "preying" on his 90-year-old grandmother.

Mina Swann's comments to Newcastle's Journal newspaper were widely quoted in the English and Australian media.

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I've heard of some low forms of journalism before but preying on my 90 yr old gran? Hang your head in shame the low life responsible

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As if I've even spoken to my gran about this. Pathetic. And those of you insulting her are not worthy of the air you breathe

Mina Swann: 'There is something gone wrong and I blame the Australian players'

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Swann's gran blames retirement on 'nasty' Aussie

The grandmother of retired England spin bowler Graeme Swann has blamed his decision on a "certain" Australian cricketer, adding: "He is not easily upset, there is something nasty happened."