SA vs AUS, 2018: Cameron Bancroft caught tampering the ball in Cape Town
Australian opener Cameron Bancroft could be in all sorts of the problem after the footage revealed he has slid in an object in his crotch.
The incident happened just before the tea break of day three of the third Test at Newlands in Cape Town.
The multiple footages made an appearance over the social media while questioning the standards of Australian cricket. The three set of footages further revealed Peter Handscomb walked up to Bancroft before the latter hide the object.
So much so, Handscomb in the dugout swore in when he witnessed the footage on the giant screen while holding the rugby ball.
Interestingly, the video appeared a day after David Warner was witnessed exchanging the verbals with spectators.
The left-handed batsman Warner saw a fan clapping in anguish while having a few words. Warner walked up the stairs of the dressing room while having a glare at the spectator as well.
As soon as Cameron Bancroft rubbed the ball with his trousers, both the umpires walked towards him while asking him to reveal what has he kept in his pocket.
In response, Bancroft showed a piece of microfibre to the on-field umpires; Nigel Llong and Richard Illingworth. Pertinently, the cloth is used as a clean the
Bancroft, who is fresh to the Test arena could face the wrath for his act. It’s has been learned that match referee Andy Pycroft is calling upon the opening batsman.
Concluding, South Africa has extended its second innings lead to 230. The hosts posted 174 for three in their second innings while filing this report. Skipper Faf du Plessis is batting alongside AB de Villiers.
Here’s is what unfolded over the microblogging website Twitter:
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