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newscricket4 months ago

Not a big surprise that more than three people knew about the ball-tampering incident, admits Michael Clarke

After the revelation from Cameron Bancroft, Michael Clarke has admitted that it isn’t a big surprise that more than three people knew about the ball-tampering incident in Cape Town. He also insisted that if the ball was tampered around, there was no chance that the bowlers did not notice that.
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newscricket7 months ago

Reports | CSA to lodge a complaint against CA with ICC after tour postponement

In wake of the tour postponement from Cricket Australia, Cricket South Africa has lodged a complaint against the cricketing board, invoking both WTC and FTP agreement with financial compensation. CA cited the levels of risk in their Test team touring South Africa for postponement.
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newscricket7 months ago

Cricket Australia ready to pay out-of-pocket expenses to CSA after tour postponement

Cricket Australia, in a letter addressed to Cricket South Africa, have stated that the tour became untenable after advice from leading medical experts and added that they are ready to pay out-of-pocket expenses to the CSA. Recently, CSA wrote it to the ICC asking to intervene in the matter.
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newscricket8 months ago

CSA request ICC to intervene after Cricket Australia cancel three-Test series in eleventh hour

Cricket South Africa (CSA) have written to the ICC asking them to consider means of redress for less wealthy nations to make up for financial losses on the back of CA’s decision to indefinitely postpone a three-Test series. CA’s decision is set to cost CSA losses up to millions of Rands.
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newscricket8 months ago

CSA rejected last-ditch offer to play the series in Australia, reveal Cricket Australia

CA CEO Nick Hockley has confirmed that the board did offer CSA the option to host the Tests in Australia, a proposal believed to have been instantly rejected by the South African board. Hockley’s revelation comes on the back of Graeme Smith’s furious rant over CA’s last-minute cancellation.
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newscricketa year ago

Steve Smith took ‘sandpaper-gate’ blame to save his team, believes Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff believes that being the captain of Australian, Steve Smith had taken the blame for the Sandpaper gate, during their tour of South Africa in 2018, to save his team. According to the former England all-rounder, the whole team could not have been unaware of the ball tampering case.
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newscricketa year ago

Aussies were out of control well before Newlands, feels Ian Gould

Ian Gould, who was the third-umpire in the infamous Cape Town Test which saw Australia get caught red-handed for ball-tampering, has revealed that the Kangaroos’ behaviour was ‘out of hand’ 2-3 years before the incident unfolded. The incident resulted in both Smith and Warner getting one-year bans.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs SA | Not going to take anything for granted when we tour India, states Quinton de Kock

South Africa skipper Quinton de Kock shared that his side will be taking nothing for granted when they tour India, after a clean sweep against Australia. De Kock further stated that this Proteas side is by no means a finished product and revealed that they strive to improve with every passing game.
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newscricket2 years ago

Josh Hazlewood to miss couple of IPL matches due to Sheffield Shield final

Josh Hazlewood has shared that he will be missing a couple of IPL games for Chennai Super Kings as he hangs back to feature in the Sheffield Shield final game. Hazlewood has also admitted that he has already “missed the boat” for the T20 World Cup with the pace battery brimming with aspirants.
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newscricket2 years ago

SA vs AUS | Australia lacked kick towards end of chase, admits Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch, post his side's 12-run defeat on Sunday, admitted that the batsman lost their way towards the end, faltering to finish things off after having the chase under control. The Aussie skipper further applauded the South African bowling line-up for their brilliant effort with the ball.
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