WAtoday (Australia) – Steve Smith’s comeback to cricket has begun, with the suspended former Australia captain being named as a marquee player in Canada’s Twenty20 league.

Summary

  • Steve Smith’s comeback to cricket has begun, with the suspended former Australia captain being named as a marquee player in Canada’s Twenty20 league.
  • Steve Smith will play in a Canadian Twenty20 league.
  • Photo: APThe 28-year-old, who was suspended for 12 months in March for his role in the South African ball-tampering scandal, has been permitted to play domestic tournaments outside Australia by Cricket Australia.
  • Smith admitted having knowledge of the plan but failed to stop Cameron Bancroft using sandpaper to tamper with the ball on the third day of the third Test against South Africa.
  • Smith is also banned for two years from him holding a leadership position within the Australian team and 100 hours of voluntary service in community cricket.


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