Australian wicket-keeper Tim Paine insists that there was no mention of Quinton De Kock’s family members by David Warner or any other Australian teammate after labeling SA team’s claims as ‘100% false’. Paine added that Warner will continue to have the support of the entire Australian squad.
After varying reports on the incident from both parties involved, South African team manager Mohammed Moosajee said on Monday that Warner had engaged in a personal verbal attack against De Kock during the match which apparently involved the latter’s family members.
But Australian wicket-keeper Tim Paine was quick to dismiss these claims as ‘100% false’ as he backed Warner to assert that no one mentioned Quinton’s family at all.
"That's completely false. At no stage was Quinton's family mentioned, that's 100 percent false.I don't know how their team manager can hear from where he's sitting but from where I was, which was right near the whole time, there was nothing we said that was inappropriate," Paine told reporters as per Reuters sources.
As per CCTV footage, Warner could be seen being restrained by teammates as he launched a verbal attack on De Kock as the teams left the field for tea on Sunday's fourth day. According to local media reports Quinton just responded to Warner’s
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"Our stuff is the way we've always played our cricket.