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David Warner apologises for his part in ball tampering scandal

Former vice captain takes responsibility for his roleBatsman unlikely to face media on arrival in SydneyDisgraced Australian cricketer David Warner has broken his silence to apologise for his role in the ball tampering s ...

Guardian Thursday, 29th March 2018, 6:22AM - Read article


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Magellan terminates sponsorship deal with Cricket Australia

Ball-tampering scandal ‘inconsistent’ with firm’s valuesAsics ends deals with David Warner and Cameron BancroftThe costly fallout from the ball-tampering scandal has continued, as naming rights sponsor Magellan ended its ...

Guardian Thursday, 29th March 2018, 1:39AM - Read article


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Joe Root desperate to avoid full-blown winter of discontent for England | Vic Marks

Tourists need to make partial amends for Auckland debacle, and 4-0 Ashes rout, by defeating New Zealand in the second and final Test at the Hagley OvalEngland embark on their first Test at the picturesque Hagley Oval on ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 9:59PM - Read article


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Talk proves cheap as instigator David Warner gets consumed by rage| Geoff Lemon

Only weeks after saying in an interview how he was maturing as a leader and person, Australia’s former vice-captain descended into new darknessA few weeks ago this paper ran an interview with David Warner. I wro ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 9:00PM - Read article


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Steve Smith should say sorry to my mum for ball tampering scandal | Ben Smee

Australian captain was her ‘third son’ – the Best Since Bradman. ‘My Smithy,’ she called himEvery Christmas at my mum’s place, her two sons fight over who gets the second bedroom.And every year she makes the same joke: w ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 8:12PM - Read article


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Darren Lehmann vows to restore Australia’s shattered trust in his team

• Coach says new era of better behaviour starts now• ‘Most difficult part’ was saying goodbye to disgraced captain SmithDarren Lehmann used his first public remarks since the disaster that wiped out the leadership of the ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 7:50PM - Read article


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Swift and severe punishment for Smith and co but questions remain | Andy Bull

Cricket Australia has come down hard on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft but tampergate will not end hereThe harder you step in mess, the more it spreads. Last Saturday Cricket Australia found a flaming bag ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 7:00PM - Read article


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Tampergate, David Warner’s WhatsApp exile and cricket’s very modern crisis | Marina Hyde

The fallout from the ball-tampering scandal keeps on coming and the executions have been swift – is there even the slightest chance Australia has taken this just a little bit too far?Is #MeToo the new -gate? As you know, ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 2:50PM - Read article


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Cricket Australia CEO: Cheating is an appropriate word to use – video

Cricket Australia's chief executive, James Sutherland, insists once more that the coach, Darren Lehmann, was not involved in the ball-tampering scandal that has engulfed the men's squad on their tour of South Africa. His ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 2:20PM - Read article


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England Women given reality check after eight-wicket T20 loss to Australia

• Two sides will meet again in Saturday’s Tri-Series final• Reality check following record-breaking run chase against IndiaEngland Women suffered a reality check following their record-breaking run chase against India as ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 12:01PM - Read article


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Smith and Warner banned for a year by Cricket Australia for ball tampering

• Cameron Bancroft banned nine months and all three sent home• Statement reveals that sandpaper not tape was used in Test matchSteve Smith and David Warner have been banned from representing their country for a year – wi ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 11:01AM - Read article


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Cricket gave us hope, a place. Don't we deserve better? (We do not) | First Dog on the Moon

The only thing Australia had left to cling to was the ferocious gleam in Dave Warner’s eye as he drove a ferocious yorker into the boundary Continue reading...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 8:03AM - Read article


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Electronics giant LG drops David Warner as brand ambassador

Deal not renewed following ball tampering scandalCricketer’s enthusiasm for LG had prompted parody adsLG has dumped Australian cricketer David Warner following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa with the electron ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 6:25AM - Read article


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The c-word: Cricket Australia's refusal to call it cheating risks further alienation | Kate O'Halloran

James Sutherland’s press conference was a set up from the beginning as he is beholden to CA’s commitment to due processIt’s the word that has been splashed all over papers and analysis in the wake of the ball-tampering s ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 4:52AM - Read article


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Australian cricket lurches into uncertain future as hounds bark for Lehmann | Matt Cleary

The promise of ‘significant sanctions’ for the ball-tampering trio has not dampened calls for the coach’s headIn May of 2003 following a typically “ugly” incident involving an Australian cricketer – in this case Glenn Mc ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 2:00AM - Read article


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Cricket Australia CEO: 'Ball-tampering incident was limited to three players' – video

James Sutherland, the Cricket Australia chief executive, says prior knowledge of Australia's attempts to scuff the ball against South Africa was limited to captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron ...

Guardian Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 1:01AM - Read article


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'Essentially cheating': ball tampering has hit Australia's reputation, Julie Bishop says

Reports in wake of scandal suggest David Warner has fallen out with rest of the Australian cricket teamAustralia’s foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, says the national cricket team’s ball-tampering scandal has damag ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 11:17PM - Read article


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Cricket Australia plays softball on day when hard was required | Geoff Lemon

James Sutherland’s general comments about an uncompleted investigation into ball tampering did the ruling body no good and allowed the issue to festerIt was as Cricket Australia as Cricket Australia gets. Process before ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 8:22PM - Read article


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Cricket Australia exiles Smith, Warner and Bancroft as Lehmann stays on

• Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft sent home• Decisions on sanctions for players due in the next 24 hoursThe Australia head coach Darren Lehmann will remain in his job following the ball-tampering controver ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 6:41PM - Read article


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Steve Smith is enveloped in a perfect storm of cricket’s distant ideal | Andy Bull

Australia ball-tampering scandal is a brew of dishonesty, hypocrisy, public fervour and tarnished pride that has inadvertently proved the Spirit of Cricket is still aliveThey say one of the early signs of a tsunami is th ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 4:15PM - Read article


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