Deccan Chronicle – Melbourne: Australian cricket governing body, Cricket Australia (CA), has made it clear that they are not considering to soften their stand on the one-year ban imposed on former team skipper Steve Smith and opener David Warner for their role in the ball-tampering scandal.

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  • Melbourne: Australian cricket governing body, Cricket Australia (CA), has made it clear that they are not considering to soften their stand on the one-year ban imposed on former team skipper Steve Smith and opener David Warner for their role in the ball-tampering scandal.
  • “At no stage have we, or are we considering lessening the current sanctions in place for respective players in relation to the incident in South Africa,” Cricket.com.au.
  • quoted a CA spokesperson, as saying.
  • “The CA Code of Conduct does not allow for reversal or lessening of sanctions once players have fully accepted the charges,” the spokesperson added.
  • Smith and Warner, along with Cameron Bancroft were found guilty of artificially altering the condition of the ball during the third Test of the four-match series against South Africa in Cape Town, four months back.


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