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ball tampering

Why saliva can't be used in bio-secure environment: Michael Holding

Waqar Younis opines cricketers use saliva and sweat by habit, while Allan Donald says legalising ball-tampering is the way forward

27 Apr 2020 6:04 PM

Covid effect: Exit saliva and enter artificial substances for polishing cricket ball

Legalisation of 'ball tampering' should be addressed by the governing body before the game makes a return after the Covid19 crisis

24 Apr 2020 3:36 PM

Smith took blame for ball-tampering scandal to save side: Flintoff

'I can't believe that the whole team isn't in on it. As a bowler, if someone gives me a ball that's been tampered with, I know initially'

22 Apr 2020 5:21 PM

Australia's slide began much before ball-tampering scandal: Ian Gould

Gould admitted he couldn't quite believe what he was seeing on TV, but said what came out of it was good for the game

09 Apr 2020 2:54 PM

Steve Smith serves out two-year ban, becomes eligible for captaincy again

His Australian teammate David Warner remains under a career-long leadership ban

29 Mar 2020 9:30 AM


Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann reveals mental toll of ball-tampering saga

Lehmann quit his role with more than a year remaining on his contract despite being cleared of wrongdoing in the Cape Town scandal in March.

31 Oct 2018 2:23 PM

James Sutherland quits as Cricket Australia CEO after 17 years

Cricket Australia chairman David Peever applauded Sutherland for what he had achieved.

06 Jun 2018 8:57 AM

Bowling coach David Saker admits Australia’s struggles post ball tampering

He said that the loss of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft has deeply affected the players left behind in Johannesburg.

01 Apr 2018 11:27 AM

Ball tampering: I may never play for Australia again, says David Warner

'In the coming weeks and months I’m going to look at how this happened and who I am as a man,' said David Warner.

31 Mar 2018 11:09 AM

Australia coach Darren Lehmann to quit after 4th Test vs South Africa

The Australians have been successful under him, with a Test record of 30 wins, 19 losses and eight draws.

29 Mar 2018 7:39 PM


Ball tampering: Steve Smith says sorry in an emotional press conference

I've made a big mistake by allowing this to happen. It was a huge error of judgement, said Smith.

29 Mar 2018 3:05 PM

Ball tampering: Aus board bans Smith, Warner for 1 year, Bancroft suspended for 9 months

While the three are banned from all elite Australian cricket for 12 months, they can still play grade cricket.

28 Mar 2018 2:34 PM

Bancroft's yellow tape to Smith's future: How ball-tampering saga unfolded

It was on March 24 when Cameron Bancroft was seen tampering with the ball in a Test against South Africa.

27 Mar 2018 5:40 PM

What's ball-tampering and why it is considered a serious offence?

Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft ball-tampering issue during third test against south Africa shocked cricket world.

27 Mar 2018 11:36 AM

Indian cricket fans tweet their disgust over ball tampering row

Steve Smith has been banned for one match and fined his entire match fee.

26 Mar 2018 10:40 AM


Cricket Australia could ban Smith, Warner for life after ball-tampering row

Steve Smith sensationally admitted to ball-tampering during the third Test against South Africa.

26 Mar 2018 10:09 AM

AB De Villiers ‘pretty upset’ with fresh ball tempering row

South Africa were last year sanctioned for altering the condition of the ball in a Test against Australia in Hobart.

29 May 2017 2:30 PM

ICC rejects Faf du Plessis’ appeal over ball tampering

The skipper was fined his entire match fee and had three demerit points added to his record.

22 Dec 2016 5:06 AM

Tampering issue still a grey area

The ICC wasn’t convinced Kohli was guilty as the footage did not show conclusively he had used extraneous substance

27 Nov 2016 5:28 AM

Alastair Cook seeks clarity from ICC on ball tampering

On the issue of ball tampering, Engalnd skipper Alastair Cook said that there are lot of grey areas and ICC needs to come clear on that.

25 Nov 2016 8:36 PM