The ball-tampering ban on Steve Smith has not diminished his ability to score hard and fast in T20, as he ran up a quick fifty in the opening game of the Global T20 Canada series.
A message from AB de Villiers to Graeme Smith led to a SuperSport camera monitoring the ball closely while the Australians were fielding at Newlands, according to Brisbane’s Sunday Mail. The newspaper says it was triggered by De Villiers’ suspicions that Australia vice-captain David Warner was ‘up to something during the second Test’ in Port Elizabeth. Warner’s left hand was heavily strapped during… Read more →
What Steve Smith had to say to the media after arriving in Sydney on Thursday.
Steve Smith, the deposed captain of the Australian team, says he takes full responsibility for what happened under his watch and he blames no one but himself.
Hashim Amla says he sympathises with Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft after they were banned for ball-tampering.
Security guards keep the media away from Steve Smith at OR Tambo airport.
Cricket Australia’s inquiry into the cheating controversy surrounding the Baggy Greens has found that Cameron Bancroft used sandpaper and not yellow sticky tape to alter the condition of the ball.
Steve Smith and David Warner, the senior partners in the ball-tampering conspiracy, have each been banned for 12 months.
Australia captain Steve Smith says Kagiso Rabada is a world-class bowler and he wants him to play in the upcoming Tests in Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Kagiso Rabada has been charged with a level two code of conduct breach by the umpires and faces a hearing on Saturday night to learn his fate.