Ball-tampering

Scandal-hit Australia vow 'hard but fair' series against Pakistan

The first Test is in Dubai from October 7 with the second in Abu Dhabi from October 16.

published on : 20th September 2018

ICC to take stringent action against players for misconduct

In the wake of the ball-tampering scandal involving the Australian team, the ICC promised stricter and heavier punishments, which, the apex body hoped, will act as proper deterrent.

published on : 26th April 2018

After ball-tampering scandal, Commonwealth Games to restore Australia's reputation, say organisers

Sport-mad Australia's image took a bruising after a plot to alter the ball was revealed in a Test match against South Africa.

published on : 31st March 2018

BCCI plays safe, keeps Steve Smith and David Warner out of IPL 2018 over ball-tampering scandal

Keeping in mind image of event and sponsors, governing council decides against Smith and Warner.

published on : 29th March 2018

Walkie-talkie fury spares Aussie coach Darren Lehmann in ball-tampering scandal

Television footage of the scandal-hit third Test in Cape Town showed Lehmann relaying a message down to Handscomb after cameras caught Bancroft attempting to alter the ball's condition.

published on : 28th March 2018

Steve Smith and David Warner's one-year bans too harsh, says ace offspinner Shane Warne

Cricket Australia today banned Smith and David Warner for one-year while Cameron Bancroft was given a nine-month ban after the board completed its investigation into the ball-tampering scandal.

published on : 28th March 2018

Kids want to ask Australia cricket captain: Why did you cheat?

Australia captain Steve Smith, vice captain David Warner and Cameron Bancroft have been suspended and sent home from South Africa for their roles in a ball-tampering attempt.

published on : 28th March 2018

Hard to reclaim reputations but can reclaim values: Michael Hussey

Bancroft was caught on camera using a sand paper to rough up the ball and Smith later admitted that it was a pre-meditated move thought through by the team's leadership group.

published on : 28th March 2018

David Warner quits as captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad after ball-tampering scandal

Warner, along with Australian skipper Steve Smith and opener Cameron Bancroft, are in the line of fire due to the scandal that broke out during the third Test against South Africa in Johannesburg.

published on : 28th March 2018

From ‘best since Don Bradman’ to villain: Steve Smith's epic fall from grace

Just 32 months on, the 28-year-old has been sent home in disgrace from a tour of South Africa after masterminding a ball-tampering scandal seen as breaching the standards he promised to respect.

published on : 28th March 2018

'Win, win, win' - How Darren Lehmann ethos hurt Aussie cricket

Lehmann was hailed as a saviour when he took over in 2013, but critics now accuse him of overseeing a toxic culture that has dented the reputation of the famed Baggy Green cap.

published on : 28th March 2018

Ball-tampering row: Cricket Australia sends Steve Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft back home; coach Darren Lehmann gets clean chit

Tim Paine will captain Australia in the final Test match with reinforcements in middle-order batsman Glenn Maxwell along with openers Joe Burns and Matt Renshaw scheduled to arrive today.

published on : 27th March 2018

Ball-tampering fallout: Steve Smith, David Warner set to miss India series, IPL future depends on NOC contents

Cricket Australia is all set to announce the sanctions by tomorrow and there is a possibility that both Smith and Warner could be out of international cricket for a considerable period of time.

published on : 27th March 2018

Angry teammates want rogue David Warner to be thrown out of the team hotel in South Africa

Warner has also removed himself from a WhatsApp group comprising Australian players, with one source saying he has "gone rogue" since the ball tampering saga broke.

published on : 27th March 2018

Balanced perspective needed in condemnation: Steve Waugh on Australia ball-tampering scandal

Former Australian captain Waugh urged everyone to have a focused and balanced perspective in ongoing ball tampering scandal with their current captain Steve Smith facing a hefty suspension.

published on : 27th March 2018

Amid ball-tampering scandal, Queensland opener Matt Renshaw to join Australian Test squad in South Africa

Test captain Steve Smith has been suspended by the ICC for the fourth Test and Cameron Bancroft copped three demerit points and a 75 per cent match fee deduction.

published on : 27th March 2018

After ball-tampering scandal, these five players may succeed Steve Smith as Australia cricket captain

With Steve Smith banned for at least one Test and likely to face more punishment over the ball-tampering scandal, wonder who could become Australia's next cricket captain?

published on : 27th March 2018

IPL participation in doubt as Steve Smith, David Warner face long ban

The very game that Steve Smith lived and breathed has suddenly turned hostile towards him.

published on : 27th March 2018

Had he not panicked, Cameron Bancroft may have escaped getting caught for ball-tampering, says SuperSport TV production head Alvin Naicker

A few minutes after Cameron Bancroft rubbed the ball with the yellow tape, Supersport, the host broadcaster, had beamed it on the big screen.

published on : 27th March 2018

Repercussions of ball-tampering leave IPL franchises in a fix

Smith has already stepped aside as Rajasthan Royals’ captain, but he and deputy Warner may not feature in the event, with likelihood of ban of 3-6 months

published on : 27th March 2018
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