ball tampering

India vs England second Test: Did not look deliberate, just accidental, says Vikram Rathour on alleged ball-tampering

India batting coach Vikram Rathour has said that he does not think England was trying to tamper with the ball.

published on : 16th August 2021

Australian skipper Aaron Finch says no issue with return of Smith, Warner

Both Smith and Warner were introduced to the new culture of team, when they spent time with the squad in the UAE ahead of the concluded five-match ODI series against Pakistan.

published on : 16th April 2019

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

Tampering effect: Aussie swim coach wants best behaviour from wards at Commonwealth Games 

Jacco Verhaeren said he is mindful of the expectations from the athletes at the CWG after the backlash triggered by the ball-tampering row.

published on : 3rd 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

Action against 'cheating': Time ICC took a leaf out of Cricket Australia's book

ICC rules mandate that punishment for a player caught altering the condition of the ball is two levels below the most harsh level.

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

Ball tampering row: 'Reverend' David Warner's heavy price for win at all costs preaching

David Warner, who was vice-captain to Smith with the national team during the Ashes, has been nicknamed 'The Reverend'.

published on : 28th March 2018

'Chief plotter' David Warner will not captain Australia in future: Cricket Australia

After the ball tampering scandal, Steve Smith still has a slim chance to captain Australia again but David Warner will not be considered at all.

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
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