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Category: Australian ball tampering

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Australia’s ball-tampering trio have suffered enough, says Di Venuto

• Doors at the Oval would be open to them if ECB permits it, he adds• ‘Hopefully culture review starts at the top, with CA officials’Surrey’s head coach, Michael Di Venuto, has furiously defended the three Australian players who were banned for ball ta…

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Australia’s ball-tampering trio have suffered enough, says Di Venuto

• Doors at the Oval would be open to them if ECB permits it, he adds• ‘Hopefully culture review starts at the top, with CA officials’Surrey’s head coach, Michael Di Venuto, has furiously defended the three Australian players who were banned for ball ta…

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Cricket Australia’s TV rights battle and why it risks being a disaster it can’t afford

A poor result at the negotiating table would dwarf any reputational damage CA endured after the ball-tampering sagaCricket Australia is preparing for its most decisive week in years as it scrambles to get bidders to the table for the next six-year tele…

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Cricket Australia confirms independent cultural review

Rick McCosker to act as chair of review panelTwo ex-players and two current players to join himFormer Test opener Rick McCosker is to head a panel to consider a charter for standards of behaviour and expectations of Australian men’s cricket teams. Cric…

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David Warner ‘fully accepts’ Cricket Australia sanctions over ball tampering

Former vice-captain will not appeal 12-month banBatsman vows to become a better person and role modelDavid Warner has followed the example of Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft in fully accepting the punishments meted out by Cricket Australia for his par…

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Eoin Morgan hopes ball-tampering bans have restated cricket’s values

• England limited-overs captain backs Australia’s hardline response• ‘Australia have shown how serious the mistake was’Eoin Morgan, England’s limited-overs captain, believes cricket’s reputation has been hurt by the ball-tampering scandal but hopes the…

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Steve Smith accepts Cricket Australia ban for ball tampering

Former captain will not appeal sanctionsTakes ‘full responsibility’ for his role in scandalFormer Test captain Steve Smith has accepted the 12-month ban given to him by Cricket Australia for his role in the ball tampering scandal and confirmed he will …

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South Africa v Australia: fourth Test, day five – live!

Updates from the final day of play in JohannesburgEngland frustrated as New Zealand take series winFeel free to get in touch on email or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.11am BST 44th over: Australia 111-9 (Lyon 6, Hazlewood 4) Morkel gets a second chance to wrap …

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ACA labels ball tampering bans ‘disproportionate’ and calls for reduction

Cricket Australia urged by players’ union to recalibrate bansPlayers showed ‘extraordinary contrition’, says Greg DyerCricket Australia should take into account “extraordinary contrition” shown by Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft over the…

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South Africa v Australia: fourth Test, day four – live!

Updates from the final match of the series in JohannesburgFeel free to get in touch on email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.35am BST 60th over: South Africa 142-3 (Elgar 39, du Plessis 42) Cummins to Elgar results in another maiden while Shane Warne fat shames…

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South Africa v Australia: fourth Test, day three – live!

Updates from the final match of the series in JohannesburgVic Marks on the week Australian cricket fell apartFeel free to get in touch on email or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.09am BST 53rd over: Australia 161-6 (Paine 33, Cummins 28) Australia’s morning so fa…

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Tears, lies and sandpaper: the week Australian cricket fell apart | Vic Marks

How what seemed a routine case of ball tampering quickly escalated into a national scandal that swept away Steve Smith, David Warner and Darren LehmannIt all ended in tears. Quite often it does in cricket. If nothing else, this week has been a reminder…

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South Africa v Australia: fourth Test, day two – live!

Updates from the final match of the series in JohannesburgDavid Warner regrets ball tampering but offers no clarificationFeel free to get in touch on email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.27am BST 94th over: South Africa 329-6 (Bavuma 26, de Kock 13) Tim Paine …

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He wept real tears, but David Warner’s straight-bat answers kept much hidden

The breakdowns of his fellow players over ball-tampering soothed matters, but with Warner, the questions still burnAnother day another shell-shocked Australian cricketer fronting up, welling up, and speaking up. But unlike Cameron Bancroft and Steve Sm…

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David Warner sorry for ball-tampering decision he will ‘regret as long as I live’

Cricketer admits part in bringing game into disreputeDavid Warner repeatedly breaks down before media at SCGAn emotional David Warner has issued an unreserved apology for his actions in Australia’s ball-tampering scandal, saying he made a decision that…

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South Africa v Australia: fourth Test, day one – live!

Updates from the final match of the series in JohannesburgFeel free to get in touch on email or tweet @JPHowcroft 12.34am BST Hello everybody and welcome to live coverage of the fourth and final Test of this ghoulish series between South Africa and Aus…

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Steve Smith can be a great leader still – but Warner failings will haunt him

Former Australia captain just wants to play cricket but redemption story will have to wait after others let him downTake a look through Steve Smith’s Instagram. There, you’ll find a series of quite beautiful pictures taken from high in the sky above be…

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Wanderers playlist captures downbeat mood of Australia’s players

Stadium music sums up disposition of a sports team as broken as could be imagined on the eve of the fourth Test against South Africa‘Tell ’em all I’m sorry I screwed up this time.’ The lyrics to Paul Kelly’s How to Make Gravy came blaring from seemingl…

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Why did Smith and Bancroft have to front up, only to break down? | Andy Bull

It is not clear who benefited from all the weeping in the fall-out of the Australia ball-tampering scandal but not the playersFive days deep into the scandal the Australia team finally hit bottom. Their coach has quit, their two openers are banned and …

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Australia’s ball-tampering scandal delivers bout of soul-searching

Tearful cricketers face the cameras as national team sees wave of resignations in what could be country’s biggest sporting crisis Australia was on Thursday confronting arguably the gravest sporting crisis in its history as cricket’s ball-tampering scan…