Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Tag Archives: Cameron Bancroft

Bancroft suggests Australia bowlers knew of ball-tampering plot

AP Photo SYDNEY – Cricket Australia Sunday said it was open to examining any new information about the 2018 ball-tampering scandal after Cameron Bancroft suggested the team’s bowlers were aware it was going on. Bancroft served a nine-month ban after being caught on television hiding yellow sandpaper, which had been ...

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Cameron Bancroft to return to Durham for 2020 season

LONDON: Australia opener Cameron Bancroft is to return to Durham for the 2020 season after impressing during his first spell with the English county side. The wicketkeeper-batsman, who played in the first two Ashes Tests in August, captained the county in both the County Championship and the One-Day Cup before ...

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Smith backs fellow ball-tamperer Bancroft as Durham captain

SYDNEY: Shamed former Australia captain Steve Smith has backed fellow ball-tamperer Cameron Bancroft as an astute choice to skipper English county side Durham after his appointment raised eyebrows. Smith, Bancroft and David Warner were all banned over the scandal involving sandpaper to alter the ball in South Africa last year, ...

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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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Cameron Bancroft to play for Durham in 2019

LONDON: Disgraced Australian cricketer Cameron Bancroft will play for Durham in 2019, the English county side announced on Friday, omitting to mention in their statement his role in a scandal that rocked the sport. The 25-year-old opening batsman received a nine-month ban for his part in a ball-tampering scandal in ...

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Australia ball-tampering bans ‘shocked’ world cricket: Ponting

LONDON: Ricky Ponting believes the lengthy bans given to former Australia captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft for their roles in March’s ball-tampering scandal in South Africa have been a beneficial “shock” to world cricket. Smith and his deputy Warner were given 12-month bans by Cricket Australia, with ...

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