Updated: May 15, 2021 16:11 IST
Melbourne [Australia], May 15 (ANI): Cricket australia (CA) said Saturday they are open to re-investigation Sandpaper collar if there is anyone who understands this issue more.
This ad came after the batsman unlocking Cameron Bancroft hinted that there should be a broader knowledge of ball tampering during the showdown.Sandpaper collarthe 2018 Cape Town Test incident between Australia and South Africa than just a trio Steve Smith, David Warner and the opener itself.
“CA has been arguing all along that if anyone has new information about the 2018 Cape Town Test, they should come forward and submit it. The investigation at the time was detailed and comprehensive. No one has provided CA with new information since then. questioned the findings of the investigation, “- quoted by ESPNcricinfo representative of CA.
In March 2018, Bancroft was caught on camera trying to change the state of a ball with sandpaper in a test match against South Africa in Cape Town. The incident was later named “Sandpaper collar‘and is considered one of the darkest moments in the history of Australian cricket.
Bancroft, who plays county cricket in Durham, said he was “probably self-explanatory” if the bowlers knew the ball was tampered with.
“Yes, look, all I wanted to do was to be held accountable and accountable for my actions and my part. Yes, obviously what I’ve done has benefited the bowlers, and the realization is probably self-explanatory, ”Bancroft told the Guardian. interviewer Donald McRae, as reported by ESPNcricinfo.
“I think one thing I’ve learned during my travels and responsibility is where the money ends. [with Bancroft himself]… If I had better awareness, I would have made a much better decision, ”he added.
When he was even more agitated, Bancroft replied, “Uh … yes, look, I think, yes, I think this is probably self-explanatory.”
On the third day of the match, Bancroft was caught on camera trying to change the state of the ball. As soon as the clip was shown on television, it went viral on social media, and the entire cricket community condemned the act.
After completing the day’s game, Bancroft and then the skipper from Australia Steve Smith admitted that they had indeed faked the ball.
David WarnerThe involvement in this case was also confirmed. Australia lost the match and Cricket australia took some bold calls when they first removed Smith and Warner as captain and vice captain. The Australian Cricket Commission later banned Smith and Warner for one year, and Bancroft was suspended for nine months. Australia coach Darren Lehmann also resigned after this episode. (ANI)
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