Former Australia captain Mark Taylor has stated that the resurgence of the scandal could hurt Smith's chances of becoming Australia's captain again.
Published on May 24, 2021 09:24 AM IST
Taylor also went on to defend Cricket Australia’s investigation into the matter. He said that there was a gap of four days between the Cape Town Test and the next match, hence, the CA did what they could.
Updated on May 23, 2021 05:05 PM IST
Michael Vaughan has stated that dragging the 3-year-old incident again has exposed the ‘cracks’ in the Australian team and Joe Root will be enjoying the turn of events going into the Ashes later this year.
Published on May 19, 2021 07:05 PM IST
Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon issued a strongly-worded statement on Tuesday denying any knowledge of the plot and calling for an end to "rumour-mongering" and "innuendo".
Updated on May 19, 2021 11:07 PM IST
Reuters | , Sydney
Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke has questioned the bowlers’ statement and believes that it has been written quite ‘smartly’.
Published on May 19, 2021 12:51 PM IST
- Salman Butt has lashed out at the Australian bowling attack that played the Cape Town Test in 2018, after it claimed having no knowledge of 'foreign substance' being brought out to the field, which later led to the infamous Sandpaper Gate scandal.
Updated on May 19, 2021 02:35 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra pointed out that the Aussie bowlers would have surely figured out the ball had been tampered with.
Updated on May 17, 2021 02:40 PM IST
- Steve Smith and David Warner were handed a one-year ban for their involvement while Bancroft faced a 9-month sanction by Cricket Australia, who conducted an investigation into the incident.
Updated on May 17, 2021 02:26 PM IST
Bancroft, who is playing county cricket in Durham, said it was 'probably self-explanatory' whether the bowlers were aware that the ball was being tampered with.
Published on May 17, 2021 01:42 PM IST
ANI | , New Delhi
- David Saker's statement arrives after Cricket Australia (CA) decided to reopen the investigation of the Sandpaper scandal take took place during the South Africa-Australia Test series.
Updated on May 16, 2021 06:47 PM IST
‘Behavioural, chatty, pretty average people’: Ian Gould says Australia were ‘out of control’ before ball-tampering
The incident led to massive backlash all over the world, with Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison coming heavily down on the three players involved - skipper Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and fielder Bancroft.
Updated on Apr 09, 2020 02:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
They will be playing in a series-deciding third Twenty20 international against South Africa in front of an expected capacity crowd where “maximum security” will be in operation to prevent any abuse of players.
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Cape Town | By AFP
David Warner was painted as the villain of the piece during the “Sandpapergate” scandal in March 2018, in which he was accused of trying to alter the condition of the ball during a test match along with his captain Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft.
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 09:19 PM IST
Johannesburg | By Reuters
South Africa vs Australia: ‘The last time I was here...’ - Steve Smith on playing in SA for the first time since Sandpapergate
Steve Smith and team mate David Warner were banned by Cricket Australia for a year, and Cameron Bancroft for nine months, after their involvement in an attempt to alter the state of the ball using sandpaper during a Test tour of the country in March 2018.
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Cape Town | By Reuters
Steve Smith and David Warner will play their first Test in South Africa since the infamous 2018 Sandpaper Gate controversy which saw them and Cameron Bancroft being suspended by Cricket Australia.
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 11:28 PM IST
Melbourne | By Indo Asian News Service
The duo were central to the ‘Sandpapergate’ scandal where, along with batsman Cameron Bancroft, they were found guilty of conspiring to cheat by altering the state of the ball in a test match in Cape Town in March 2018.
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 08:19 PM IST
Johannesburg | By Reuters
South Africa vs Australia: ‘Not enough people to say no’ - Ricky Ponting speaks out on infamous Cape Town ball-tampering scandal
SA vs AUS: Then captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were given respective one-year suspensions for their part while Cameron Bancroft was banned for nine months for using sand-paper on the surface of the ball.
Updated on Feb 13, 2020 02:24 PM IST
The home side easily won the first Test by an innings and five runs inside four days, but selectors resisted the urge to rest one of their strike bowlers or add a fourth to help share the load at Adelaide Oval.
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 11:35 AM IST
Adelaide | By AFP
Bowling allrounder Michael Neser was also included as a back-up to the formidable pace attack of Josh Hazelwood, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson.
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 09:50 AM IST
Sydney | By AFP
Cameron Bancroft will replace Maddinson for the three-day match against Pakistan at Perth Stadium from Monday.
Updated on Nov 09, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Perth | By AFP
“Fire services are on site and have assessed the situation. Players have been allowed back into the Pavilion for lunch. Play resumed at 1.10pm local time after the lunch break,” read a statement from the WACA.
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 12:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondeny
Then Australia skipper Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were involved in ball-tampering and after the incident was caught on camera, Smith stepped down as the captain and Australia were left without a captain for the final Test of the series.
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 10:24 AM IST
ANI | By ANI
Durham recruited Bancroft, 26, after he had served a nine-month ban imposed for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked Australian cricket in 2018.
Published on Sep 23, 2019 04:14 PM IST
London | By AFP
Ashes 2019: ‘He’s just done his talking with the bat’: Steve Smith’s teammate hits out at Steve Harmison after cheat jibe
England vs Australia: After making a comeback from the ban slapped on him due to the ball-tampering scandal, Steve Smith has been in irrepressible form in the Ashes.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 11:55 AM IST
The devil, as they say, is in the details and England need to realise that this is the one window of opportunity they need to capitalise on when action resumes at the Oval.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Usman Khawaja, Marcus Harris, Cameron Bancroft and David Warner have all been posted missing, with experienced opening batsman Warner the worst of the lot with an average of 9.87.
Published on Sep 10, 2019 03:03 PM IST
Reuters | By Reuters
Steve Smith’s brilliance became one of the finest redemption stories in the history of the game after being dubbed as a national villain alongside David Warner and Cameron Bancroft for ball-tampering.
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 05:22 PM IST
London | By Press Trust of India
Fast bowler Pat Cummins finished with match figures of 7-103, while former captain Steve Smith scored 293 runs at Old Trafford as they sealed an 185-run win that ensured they retained the sport’s oldest trophy with a match to spare.
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 12:37 PM IST
Sydney | By Reuters
Ashes 2019, England vs Australia: Jofra Archer strikes as Australia slump before rain intervenes again on Day 3
Australia lost three wickets for 11 runs en route to slumping to 80-4 when rain forced an early lunch on the third day of the second Test. That left Australia 178 runs behind England’s first-innings 258.
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 10:19 PM IST
London | By AFP
Australia have left pace bowler James Pattinson out of their 12-man squad for the second Ashes Test against England, with Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood vying for recalls.
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 04:39 PM IST
London | By Agence France-Presse