Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Tag Archives: ball-tampering

Smith shrugs off Pooran’s light ball-tampering ban

MELBOURNE: Former Australia captain Steve Smith, who was banned for a year for ball-tampering, says he does not feel hard done by despite a much lighter sanction handed down to West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran for the same offence. Pooran was given a four-game ban during the third one-day international ...

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Nicholas Pooran banned for 4-T20 matches for ball tampering

NEW DELHI: West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been banned for four T20 internationals for tampering with the ball in a one-day match against Afghanistan, cricket s world body announced. Pooran admitted to “changing the condition of the ball” after video footage showed him scratching the surface of the white ...

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Finch dismisses Adam Zampa ball-tampering claims

LONDON: Australia captain Aaron Finch attempted to defuse a potential controversy after spinner Adam Zampa was caught on camera putting his hand into his pocket and then rubbing the ball several times, fueling allegations of ball-tampering. Zampa was pictured making the movements during Australia’s clash with India at The Oval ...

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ICC clear England’s Plunkett of ball-tampering

SOUTHAMPTON: England fast bowler Liam Plunkett has been cleared by the International Cricket Council following allegations he may have tampered with the ball during the second one-day international against Pakistan. A short sequence from Saturday s match in Southampton led to a debate on Twitter, with some on social media suggesting ...

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Warner and Smith named in Australia World Cup squad

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner, who  were banned  following a ball-tampering incident, have   returned to Australia’s ODI squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Former captain Smith and opening batsman Warner have not played international cricket since their ban following a ball-tampering incident ...

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Pakistan ministers lash out at US envoy over ‘ball-tampering’ remarks

ISLAMABAD/KABUL: Pakistan (PTI) ministers came to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s defence on Thursday as they took to Twitter to respond to United States Ambassador to Afghanistan John R Bass’ criticism of the premier over his recent remarks on the Afghan peace process. The US envoy accused the premiere of ‘ball-tampering’ ...

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Cameron Bancroft confirms David Warner asked him to tamper with ball

LONDON–Press Association 2018: Cameron Bancroft has revealed David Warner was the one to suggest he should tamper with the ball during Australia’s notorious Test match in South Africa that saw him handed a nine-month ban. Bancroft’s attempt to manipulate the ball in Cape Town with what was later revealed to ...

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Justin Langer calls ball-tampering an ‘international problem’

MELBOURNE: Australia coach Justin Langer has called ball-tampering an “international problem”, ESPN Cricinfo reported. “My honest view is, it’s an international problem,” he said during an interview on Fox Cricket. “I can’t for a single second understand how we took sandpaper out on to the field, that doesn’t make any ...

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