Alastair Cook admits England were "curious" of Australia possibly ball-tampering in the recent Ashes series.
Justin Langer remains the favourite to succeed Darren Lehmann as national coach Photo: AAPFormer captain Ricky Ponting has been widely tipped to become the Twenty20 coach, having filled in as an assistant in that format the past two summers.
Roy was originally intending to interview all players and staff but it is understood that focus was then narrowed and it is unclear exactly how many in addition to Smith, Warner and Bancroft were spoken to as part of the investigation.
Sutherland and the board have grown increasingly agitated by the on-field antics of the team in recent times – the chief executive ordered his players to show more respect to their opponents after an ugly first Test against the Proteas in Durban – but a more piercing overall stance examining deep-seated cultural issues in a win-at-all-costs mentality was not taken by the top brass.
"This period is set to include a significant amount of limited-overs cricket, including the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.
"I am presently in South Africa.
“The player review is around the conduct of our players,” Mr Peever said.
Rabada disputed with the umpires Smith's assertion that he had been "shouldered" by the paceman;Crowe expressed doubts about the veracity of Rabada's testimony at the initial hearing;Smith did not appear at the appeal because he had not been asked by the ICC, which prevented him from commenting on the force of contact from Rabada.
Raids at the UK offices of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire over possible antitrust violations relating to sports rights wouldn’t have been welcome news to News Corp’s Foxtel as it continues discussions for Australia’s $1 billion cricket rights.
Since Tests will be simulcast on Seven, the deal seems to comply with Australia's anti-siphoning regime.