Sport 24 – Cape Town – Proteas coach Ottis Gibson has praised the role of host broadcaster SuperSport in uncovering Australia’s ball-tampering during the third Test at Newlands.

Summary

  • Cape Town – Proteas coach Ottis Gibson has praised the role of host broadcaster SuperSport in uncovering Australia’s ball-tampering during the third Test at Newlands.
  • The confession that followed from Bancroft and captain Steve Smith was, effectively, all down to the work of the SuperSport production team.
  • “I think the host broadcaster just did their job and did it very well,” Gibson said on Tuesday.
  • The incident has raised questions, though, of the role of the host broadcaster in identifying such incidents.
  • An internal investigation conducted by Cricket Australia is expected to see Smith, Bancroft and possibly even vice-captain David Warner and coach Darren Lehmann punished further.


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