newscricket4 days ago

VVS Laxman: A soldier like David Warner was definitely misunderstood

VVS Laxman opines that former SRH captain, David Warner, was a soldier for the Australian national team and was misunderstood during the whole 'Sandpapergate' saga. Laxman also revealed that his children cried for a day after knowing Warner would miss IPL following the ball-tampering scandal.
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newscricket14 days ago

ICC upgrades ball-tampering as Level 3 offence

The ICC has decided to upgrade ball-tampering offence as a Level 3 offence, according to which, offenders would be banned for a minimum of 6 Tests or 12 One-day Internationals. ICC also added audible obscenity if anything is heard on stump microphone as Level 1 offence in its new code of conduct.
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newscricket17 days ago

Steve Smith and David Warner should be allowed to play in Big Bash League, asserts Shane Watson

After Steve Smith took part in the Canadian Global T20 League, Shane Watson believes that Cricket Australia should allow him and David Warner to participate in the Big Bash League. Both players have been banned for one year by CA after the ball tampering scandal during the tour of South Africa.
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newscricketa month ago

David Warner and Steve Smith are walk-in selections for World Cup, says Michael Hussey

Australia veteran Michael Hussey has opined that David Warner and Steve Smith will be obvious selections in the Australian ODI squad for next year’s 2019 ICC World Cup in England. Hussey added that Eoin Morgan’s team will be the favorites to lift the World Cup trophy at home next year.
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newscricketa month ago

After Global T20 league and Darwin Strike League, David Warner to play in Caribbean Premier League

David Warner will feature in the 2018 Caribbean Premier League as a part of St Lucia Stars where he will replace his fellow compatriot D'Arcy Short. Stars' General Manager, Mohammad Khan is happy with the inclusion of Warner in the team as they begin their pursuit to win their first CPL title.
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newscricketa month ago

David Warner marks his return from ball-tampering scandal with a ton.

Former Australian vice-captain David Warner smashed 130 runs against the National High Performance Squad in his first outing since the ball-tampering saga led to his suspension. Warner, along with former captain Steve Smith, will participate in the Global T20 tournament which will be held in Canada.
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newscricketa month ago

I think maybe Steve Smith just wasn’t strong enough in his leadership, says Justin Langer

Justin Langer, who was recently appointed as head coach of Australia team, pointed out that it could have been a possibility that Steve Smith wasn’t strong in his leadership to handle the ball tampering situation. He insisted that the players were playing like ‘spoilt brats’ before the scandal.
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newscricketa month ago

I continue to have the utmost respect for Steve Smith, clarifies Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc, who was misunderstood during an event earlier this week, has clarified that he has ‘utmost respect’ for Steve Smith and looks forward to playing alongside him. He admitted that ball-tampering had a ‘strain’ on relationships, but added that relationship of the team "remains intact".
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newscricketa month ago

James Sutherland resigns as Cricket Australia CEO

James Sutherland, who served as the Chief Executive Officer for Cricket Australia since 2001, has resigned from the post, two months after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. Sutherland has given 12 months’ notice and would continue in his position until a suitable replacement is found.
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newscricketa month ago

Steve Smith and David Warner picked to play in Global T20 Canada

Steve Smith and David Warner, who were banned from international cricket for their involvement in tampering scandal in South Africa, have been drafted for the Global T20 Canada. Smith was already announced as a marquee player for the league, while Warner was picked in the third round of the draft.
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