News International – Bancroft called into Perth Scorchers squad as ban expires

MELBOURNE: Cameron Bancroft’s ban for ball-tampering expired Saturday and he was immediately rushed into the Perth Scorchers squad for their Big Bash League clash with the Hobart Hurricanes.

Summary

  • Bancroft called into Perth Scorchers squad as ban expires MELBOURNE: Cameron Bancroft’s ban for ball-tampering expired Saturday and he was immediately rushed into the Perth Scorchers squad for their Big Bash League clash with the Hobart Hurricanes.
  • Then-Australian captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were exiled for a year with their suspensions due to run out in late March.
  • “What a journey this has been over the last nine months,” Bancroft wrote on Instagram.
  • Bancroft re-emerged into public life with an explosive television interview on Wednesday in which he confirmed Warner asked him to use sandpaper to rough up the ball.
  • Bancroft could make his comeback in Australia’s Twenty20 domestic league on Sunday against the Hurricanes in Launceston after being included in the Scorchers’ 13-man squad.


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