Sportskeeda – Ball-tamperer Bancroft cleared to play club cricket

News 15 May 2018, 09:43 IST

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Perth, May 15 (AFP) Cameron Bancroft has been cleared to play club cricket in Western Australia while serving his ban for ball-tampering in South Africa, as he looks for redemption over a scandal that tarnished his name.

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  • Ball-tamperer Bancroft cleared to play club cricketNews 15 May 2018, 09:43 IST 6Perth, May 15 (AFP) Cameron Bancroft has been cleared to play club cricket in Western Australia while serving his ban for ball-tampering in South Africa, as he looks for redemption over a scandal that tarnished his name.
  • Then captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were both banned for a year.
  • At an extraordinary meeting of the 16 WA Premier Cricket clubs to discuss the issue on Monday evening, Bancroft was granted special dispensation to turn out for his club side Willetton.
  • It’s great news for Cameron,” Western Australia Cricket Association chief executive Christina Matthews said.
  • Bancroft, who has played just eight Tests, begged for forgiveness in the aftermath of the tampering incident, saying it was something he would regret for the rest of his life.

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