Daily Mail UK – LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – Australia will not stay silent during their one-day series in England, the first tour since the ball-tampering scandal that rocked world cricket, captain Tim Paine said on Wednesday.

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  • LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – Australia will not stay silent during their one-day series in England, the first tour since the ball-tampering scandal that rocked world cricket, captain Tim Paine said on Wednesday.
  • Paine and new coach Justin Langer told a news conference the Australians understood the difference between “abuse and banter” and that while there was no room for the former, they would still seek to pressure opponents.
  • “We want to be more respectful in the way we go about it,” Paine said.
  • Everyone talks about sledging, but there’s a difference between banter and abuse.
  • “There’s no room for abuse anywhere, but there’s plenty of room for banter, or what we call sledging.


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