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Bancroft defends ball-tampering interview, says no Warner rift

The 26-year-old was roundly criticised for casting Warner as the instigator in an interview while describing himself as an impressionable rookie just wanting to 'fit in' to the team.

Bancroft defends ball-tampering interview, says no Warner rift

Bancroft said he had been in touch with Warner, and that all three banned players had supported each other.

Smith and Warner to play ‘huge’ part in Ashes series, says...

Smith and Warner's bans for their role in trying to alter the ball in South Africa expire late next month and they are widely expected to quickly return to the national set-up.

Disgraced Bancroft out third ball on return from ban

Despite his quick exit, he was applauded by the crowd at Launceston in Tasmania as he trudged off.

Bancroft ban expires and back in Perth Scorchers squad

Bancroft could make his comeback in Australia's Twenty20 domestic league on Sunday against the Hurricanes in Launceston.

Bangladesh lifts Smith’s Twenty20 tournament ban

The ruling means Smith is free to play for Comilla Victorians in the next edition of the BPL starting January 5.

Disgraced Bancroft reveals he almost gave up cricket for yoga

Bancroft has broken his silence a week ahead of his ban running out in the form of a long letter addressed to his former self, published in the West Australian newspaper, describing his emotional journey since.

Disgraced Smith admits failures, is desperate to return

Smith is still serving a one-year ban from the international and domestic game.

Vodafone uses Smith’s ball-tampering shame in advertisement

Local media reported Smith was donating his fee for the advertisement to a local charity for men's mental health.

South Africa pledge not to taunt Australia over tampering

South Africa agreed not to insult Australian players regarding a ball-tampering scandal when the two teams play against each other in an upcoming one-day series.

Cricket Australia chairman quits after ball-tampering outcry

The former Rio Tinto mining executive was only voted in for a new three-year term last week, days before a scathing independent review sparked by the cheating row slammed the governing body.

Ball tampering threatens ‘cricket’s DNA’, says ICC boss

Richardson referred to the South Africa-Australia Test series when Australia captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft were slapped with lengthy bans for their roles in a plan to change the condition of the ball using sandpaper.

Tearful Warner sorry for ball-tampering, weighing up appeal

An emotional Warner says he realised he may never play for his country again.

Warner apologises for ‘my part’ in tampering scandal

Former Australia vice captain David Warner broke his silence over the ball-tampering saga on Thursday with a post on social media in which he apologised and accepted responsibility for his "part" in the scandal.

Australian cricket captain Smith sent home in disgrace, coach stays

Smith and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft will return home for their role after an incident which has dragged Australian cricket's reputation through the mud.

Australia PM calls for end to cricket sledging

Turnbull says that authorities needed to crack down on sledging -- verbal abuse involving players on both sides -- if it wanted cricket to "once again (be) held up as a role model".

Lehmann to resign as Australia coach

Australia has been in turmoil after captain Steve Smith admitted on Saturday that senior players conspired with opening batsman Cameron Bancroft to tamper with the ball during the third test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Cricket: South Africans bemused by brazen Australian tampering

There is limited social media comment and nothing from the country's cricketing heroes over the ball tampering incident.

Smith fights for job and reputation after admitting ball-tampering plot

Smith insists he will not quit after teammate Cameron Bancroft was caught using a yellow object to alter the condition of the ball on the third day of the third Test against South Africa at Newlands.

England reject ball-tampering as rain halts 4th Ashes Test victory push

After taking the lead in the fourth Ashes Test, England head coach Trevor Bayliss rejected any ideas of ball-tampering to gain an advantage.