Viral Spoof Video Mocks Australian Players Over Ball-Tampering Scandal in Cape Town
As the ball-tampering saga has been blown out of proportion after Australian leader Steven Smith openly admitted they have tampered with the cherry, the latest spoof video will leave you in splits.
Regarding the Sandpaper Gate, Smith alongside opening batsman Cameron Bancroft further tendered the public apology. However, the ration station Triple J has trolled its professional in a one-minute 22-second long video.
Interestingly, the national radio station has been behind the creative work, according to the reports.
While taking a dig at their players, the fresh video also revealed the underarm incident of Australian Greg Trevor in 1981 against England. Greg went on to suggest his brother Trevor — to bowl underarm delivery against the Kiwis.
The video has already garnered 88.9k views, 2,276 likes and 1,843 retweets.
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— Ben Karpinski (@followthebounce) March 26, 2018
Earlier, on day three of the penultimate Test in Cape Town, SuperSport broadcasting giant in its footage revealed Bancroft rubbed the ball with the yellow tape.
The Western Australian further went on to hide it in his crotch. On-field umpires; Nigel Llong and Richard Illingworth quizzed the 25-year old cricketer.
The world cricket body, ICC handed the star batsman Smith one-match ban with the match fee of hundred percent. Bancroft has to shed 75 percent match fee.
As the miseries are piling for Smith, it further engulfed explosive opener, David Warner. The reports suggested both could face a 12-month ban from the Cricket Australia (CA).
In addition, the fans across the cricketing globe have also registered their protest. The media reports from Australia already claimed Australia cricket could be relying on the major overhaul.
Australia head coach Darren Lehmann is expected to tender his resignation at any moment.
So much so, after the chief executive of CA, James Sutherland termed the incident shocking, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull expressed sadness.
Turnbull believes the sledging should also come to an end.
In addition, Smith, who stood down from his top-brass post for the Kangaroos also decided to step down as a skipper for Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals.
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