England Cricketers Put Forward Questions Over Ball-Tampering in Ashes 2017/18
Australian heads are already falling off following the ball-tampering scandal in the penultimate Test in Cape Town.
The fresh set of allegations from England could force Cricket Australia (CA) to take the stern action further.
During the ongoing Test series in the Rainbow Nation, Australia team had stooped to their low. Cameron Bancroft was caught by the SuperSport TV camera while rubbing the cherry with the tape.
The English players were also baffled over the latest scandal. It has been referred as the ‘darkest’ day in Australian cricket following the admission of folly by skipper Steven Smith in particular.
English media in particular Sportsmail made a massive claim by terming Australia Vice-captain served as the protagonist in the ball tampering.
Earlier, one of the videos over social media revealed Bancroft fill-up his pocket with sugar during a break visibly in a change room.
It’s further reported the devious acts were held during the post-drinks break in Australia during the Ashes campaign.
The British media house claimed explosive opener Warner has admitted to tampering with the ball after England’s 4-0 debacle in Australia.
Interestingly, the report further suggested Warner used the strapping on his index finger including the thumb.
Moreover, Mail, a news outlet maintained Warner had revealed his methods to a section of England cricketers.
Shocking claim coming to the fore has been that Warner didn’t sport protective covering while batting in the all-important series.
The 31-year old Warner devised the different methods to scuff the ball, according to the fresh Sportsmail report.
With Cape Town calamity afresh in the Australian minds, the English counter could further put the future of top-notch Australian in limbo. Warner alongside Smith stood down as the leaders following the public admission of defying the spirit of the game.
Moreover, CA straightaway pushes wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Paine to shoulder the responsibility as an interim leader. The verdict from International Cricket Council (ICC) saw Smith facing a Test ban and hundred percent match fee.
On the other side, Bancroft receiving the three demerit points and the charge of 75 percent match fee.
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