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Everyone has moved on from ball-tampering saga; if opportunity arises, Steve Smith should be Australia captain: Michael Vaughan

India vs Australia: Former England captain Michael Vaughan said that while Smith’s T20 form does not justify him being named as captain, Australia should definitely use him as a captain in ODIs and Tests whenever there is an opportunity.
FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Ashes 2019 - Fifth Test - England v Australia - Kia Oval, London, Britain - September 15, 2019 Australia's Steve Smith during the end of series presentation Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers/File Photo/File Photo(Action Images via Reuters)
FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Ashes 2019 - Fifth Test - England v Australia - Kia Oval, London, Britain - September 15, 2019 Australia's Steve Smith during the end of series presentation Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers/File Photo/File Photo(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 09:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com

Due to Covid-19, legalisation of ball-tampering could be considered: Report

The matter of saliva being unsafe was raised by the ICC’s medical committee and it would be addressed before cricket resumes. Shining the ball is an integral part of Test cricket as it helps the bowlers swing the ball, both conventional and reverse.
Dale Steyn.(Twitter)
Dale Steyn.(Twitter)
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 03:16 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

India vs South Africa: From match-fixing to Sachin Tendulkar’s alleged ball-tampering - 5 biggest controversies of the series

Here are the top 5 controversies of the India vs South Africa series
Hansie Cronje (L), Greg Chappell, Sachin Tendulkar(Getty Images/HT Collage)
Hansie Cronje (L), Greg Chappell, Sachin Tendulkar(Getty Images/HT Collage)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 04:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

ICC clear England’s Liam Plunkett of ball-tampering

Plunkett himself is understood to have raised the issue with officials after becoming aware of the allegations and he has since been exonerated fully by umpires Chris Gaffaney and Paul Reiffel, with the agreement of match referee Richie Richardson.
England's Liam Plunkett prepares to bowl during the second One Day International (ODI) cricket match.(AFP)
England's Liam Plunkett prepares to bowl during the second One Day International (ODI) cricket match.(AFP)
Updated on May 13, 2019 01:52 AM IST
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Darren Sammy supports Steve Smith, asks media to move on and forgive ex-Australia captain

Darren Sammy has called on the media not to keep ‘kicking a man when he’s down’ after Steve Smith was pictured drinking alone in New York.
Steve Smith will play for Toronto Nationals in the Global T20 Canada league.(REUTERS)
Steve Smith will play for Toronto Nationals in the Global T20 Canada league.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 28, 2018 03:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Mitchell Starc clarifies ball-tampering comments, says he has ‘utmost respect’ for Steve Smith

Mitchell Starc, who criticised the press conference that was held in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal, has clarified that he has ‘utmost respect’ for Steve Smith, who has been banned for one year.
Mitchell Starc has said his criticism of the ball-tampering press conference was taken out of context.(AP)
Mitchell Starc has said his criticism of the ball-tampering press conference was taken out of context.(AP)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 01:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Devarchit Varma

Mitchell Starc expresses anger over Steve Smith ball-tampering press conference

Mitchell Starc has expressed anger at the way Steve Smith handled the initial press conference on the outbreak of the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town that caused tremendous embarrassment to Australian cricket.
Mitchell Starc has expressed anger upon being indirectly named by Steve Smith during the ball-tampering scandal, who later on clarified his part and Cricket Australia (CA) too gave them a clean chit.(AFP)
Mitchell Starc has expressed anger upon being indirectly named by Steve Smith during the ball-tampering scandal, who later on clarified his part and Cricket Australia (CA) too gave them a clean chit.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 01:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

David Warner to play Sydney club cricket after ball-tampering shame

David Warner is serving a year-long ban from state and international cricket for his part in a plan to use sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the third Test in South Africa in March. But he is free to play at club level and is set to make a return to the field in September for Randwick Petersham club
David Warner (R)and Steve Smith have been banned for one year each for being involved in ball-tampering during Australia’s third Test against South Africa in March.(AFP)
David Warner (R)and Steve Smith have been banned for one year each for being involved in ball-tampering during Australia’s third Test against South Africa in March.(AFP)
Published on May 17, 2018 10:46 AM IST
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Darren Gough against county lifeline for Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft

Former England bowler Darren Gough is surprised at the prospect of Surrey coach Michael Di Venuto considering the idea of signing banned Australian cricketers Steve Smith, David Warner, and Cameron Bancroft.
Cricket Australia confirmed one-year bans for Steve Smith and David Warner following revelations concerning ball-tampering.(Twitter)
Cricket Australia confirmed one-year bans for Steve Smith and David Warner following revelations concerning ball-tampering.(Twitter)
Published on Apr 24, 2018 06:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Tearful David Warner says he may not play for Australian cricket team again

David Warner accepted he may never play for Australia cricket team again as he refused to rule out retirement after the ball-tampering scandal.
David Warner issued a tearful apology for his part in the ball-tampering scandal during the third Test between South Africa and Australia last weekend, but left a lot of questions unanswered as to his actual role in the episode.(AFP)
David Warner issued a tearful apology for his part in the ball-tampering scandal during the third Test between South Africa and Australia last weekend, but left a lot of questions unanswered as to his actual role in the episode.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 01:30 PM IST
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Grant Elliot hints at ball-tampering by Australia in 2015 ICC World Cup final

Grant Elliot said that there is a chance that Australia used ball-tampering in the 2015 ICC World Cup final against New Zealand which they won to claim their fifth world title.
Grant Elliot said that it is hard to say that Australia did not tamper with the ball against New Zealand in the 2015 ICC World Cup final.(Getty Images)
Grant Elliot said that it is hard to say that Australia did not tamper with the ball against New Zealand in the 2015 ICC World Cup final.(Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 04:53 PM IST
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Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

International Cricket Council to review punishment for ball-tampering

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is set to revisit its players’ ‘Code of Conduct’ and amendments are on the cards for specific serious offences like ball-tampering and sledging, the apex body’s Chief Executive Dave Richardson said.
The ICC’s latest announcement comes in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, which resulted in Cricket Australia handing out bans to sacked Australia captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft (not in pic).(Twitter)
The ICC’s latest announcement comes in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, which resulted in Cricket Australia handing out bans to sacked Australia captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft (not in pic).(Twitter)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 05:03 PM IST
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AFP, London | By AFP

England cricket coach Trevor Bayliss embarrassed by Australian ball-tampering

Australian Trevor Bayliss coached England in their recent 4-0 Ashes defeat. Bayliss said he had seen no evidence of the Australians attempting to alter the state of the ball during the Ashes series.
Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith (R) and Cameron Bancroft admitted to ball-tampering during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.(AFP)
Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith (R) and Cameron Bancroft admitted to ball-tampering during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.(AFP)
Published on Mar 27, 2018 06:59 PM IST
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Reuters, London | By Reuters

Ball-tampering, bodyline, match-fixing - Cricket hit for six by biggest scandals

Steve Smith’s ball-tampering admission is the latest in a long list of scandals that have enveloped the game of cricket including the match-fixing scandal, under-arm incident and spot-fixing.
Steve Smith’s admission to ball-tampering has plunged Australia and the cricketing world in crisis.(Reuters)
Steve Smith’s admission to ball-tampering has plunged Australia and the cricketing world in crisis.(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 06:23 PM IST
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AFP, London | By Agence France Presse

Fanie de Villiers’ tip-off led to Cameron Bancroft being caught ball-tampering

Fanie de Villiers, who had helped South Africa win for the first time against Australia since readmission in 1994, had tipped off the camera crew that caught Cameron Bancroft rubbing the ball with a piece of yellow tape
Cameron Bancroft admitted that he panicked when he saw close-up images of himself on the big screen, leading him to try to conceal the tape in his underwear.(REUTERS)
Cameron Bancroft admitted that he panicked when he saw close-up images of himself on the big screen, leading him to try to conceal the tape in his underwear.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 05:44 PM IST
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AFP, Cape Town | By Agence France Presse

From ‘brain fade’ to ball-tampering: Five incidents that tarnished Australia captain Steve Smith

Here are five incidents where Steve Smith made headlines for reasons other than his batting since taking over the Australian captaincy in 2015.
Australia’s Steve Smith and David Warner (not in pic) stood down as captain and vice-captain following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, Cricket Australia said in a statement on Sunday.(AFP)
Australia’s Steve Smith and David Warner (not in pic) stood down as captain and vice-captain following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, Cricket Australia said in a statement on Sunday.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 25, 2018 06:43 PM IST
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