The Daily Star – Bangladesh – Disgraced Australian cricketer David Warner said today he was humbled by the support received following the cheating scandal that rocked the sport, with the feisty opener refocused on his family.

Summary

  • Disgraced Australian cricketer David Warner said today he was humbled by the support received following the cheating scandal that rocked the sport, with the feisty opener refocused on his family.
  • Speaking for the first time since an emotional press conference to apologize last month, Warner told Australian newspaper NT News he was using his time away from cricket to reconnect with his family.
  • While former skipper Steve Smith was charged with knowledge of the ball-tampering plot, Warner was charged with developing it and instructing fellow opener Cameron Bancroft to carry it out.
  • Smith and then vice-captain Warner were banned for 12 months while Bancroft was exiled for nine months.
  • But both Cricket Australia and newly-appointed coach Justin Langer have opened the door for a return of Smith, Bancroft and Warner.


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