I know it is a bit late, but I just had to blog this.

It just happened, probably he was eating an apple you know.

A clueless Intikhab Alam cannot explain what Shahid Afridi was up to with the ball

No I was just trying to smell it, how it is feeling

Shahid Afridi’s initial response when asked by ABC whether he was trying to bite the ball.

Perhaps he didn’t appreciate the lunch he was given in Australia

Graeme Smith on Shahid Afridi’s ball-gnawing act which resulted in a two-match ban.
I am reminded of the excuses I gave while in High School.