Cricket Australia

Smith, Warner return to scene of sandpaper scandal

Smith and Warner were captain and vice-captain of Australia on March 24 2018 when team-mate Cameron Bancroft was caught on television hiding a piece of yellow sandpaper in his trousers

Smith, Warner prepare for Australian return

The pair were welcomed back into the national fold for a pre-World Cup camp in Brisbane after serving year-long suspensions for "sandpapergate"

Paine wants public to give Smith, Warner another chance

The pair's year-long ban for ball-tampering is due to expire at the end of March

Clarke rants about ‘headline-chasing’ reporter

The former Australian captain has rejected suggestions he helped to create a culture of cheating

Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans

The scandal, which rocked the sport, had far-reaching consequences in Australia

Cricket Australia chairman quits after ball-tampering outcry

David Peever quit Thursday after coming under intense pressure over a ball-tampering scandal

Smith, Warner cleared for club cricket in Australia

​Steve Smith and David Warner have been cleared to play grade cricket in their home country

Australian cricket cheating plot sparks ethics review

Governing body Cricket Australia said it wanted to ensure there was never a repeat of the conduct during the third Test against the Proteas

Steve Smith won’t appeal ball-tampering ban

The former captain says he desperately want to play for Australia but he will not challenge a 12-month ban for ball-tampering

Oz union wants ‘disproportionate’ bans for Smith, Warner reduced

The Australian cricketers union are arguing that the punishment was disproportionate to previous ball-tampering cases

Sobbing Smith takes ‘full responsibility’ for ball-tampering scandal

The former Aussie captain says he is devastated by his "big mistake"

Smith, Warner and Bancroft sent home after blame laid firmly at their feet

Cricket Australia has said that only three players are responsible for the humiliating ball-tampering scandal.

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