ball-tampering

Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans

Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans

SYDNEY (AFP) – Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will all have to serve their full bans for ball-tampering, Cricket Australia ruled Tuesday after reviewing a submission by the players  union to cut the penalties.CA interim chairman Earl Eddings said the board had “determined that it is not appropriate to make any changes to […]

Langer says ball-tampering ‘an international problem’

Langer says ball-tampering ‘an international problem’

SYDNEY (AFP) – Australia coach Justin Langer claims there is a worldwide problem with ball-tampering, partly due to unresponsive pitches, while vowing it will never happen under his watch.The former Test opener, appointed when Darren Lehmann quit in the aftermath of a cheating scandal in South Africa this year, has been working to fix the […]

Ball-tampering report slams arrogant Cricket Australia culture

Ball-tampering report slams arrogant Cricket Australia culture

(AFP) – A review into a ball-tampering scandal has condemned an “arrogant” and “controlling” culture at Cricket Australia that led to players cheating in pursuit of victory.The independent review by the Sydney-based Ethics Centre accused Cricket Australia (CA) of only paying lip service to the spirit of the game, leaving players without any moral guidance.”Responsibility […]

Plessis loses appeal against ball-tampering conviction

Plessis loses appeal against ball-tampering conviction

KARACHI: The independent judicial commission has rejected an appeal by the South African captain Faf du Plessis against the ICC’s decision which found du Plessis guilty of tampering with ball and, subsequently, fined him 100% of his match fees. The decision was announced by the ICC on Wednesday, which confirmed that Faf du Plessis was […]