Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (Australia) – Australian allrounder Moises Henriques has leapt to the defence of David Warner, saying the opener was only trying to “selflessly” advantage the bowling unit when he hatched a plan to tamper with the ball.

Summary

  • Australian allrounder Moises Henriques has leapt to the defence of David Warner, saying the opener was only trying to “selflessly” advantage the bowling unit when he hatched a plan to tamper with the ball.
  • Warner was axed as vice-captain and handed a 12-month ban after it was revealed he was the mastermind behind Australia’s decision to ball tamper in South Africa last month.
  • “Now, ‘caught ball tampering’ trying to selflessly advantage the fast bowling unit – not for his own stats or personal gain.
  • Match fixing for personal financial gain, performance enhancing drugs….
  • He said Warner, Smith, and Bancroft had been punished enough already.


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