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Tears, charity and yoga: Bancroft opens up on life after Sandpapergate

ABC News Australia – Cameron Bancroft has described, in a letter to his younger self, how he almost turned to teaching yoga amid his soul-searching during his nine-month ban over the ball-tampering scandal.

Summary

  • Cameron Bancroft has described, in a letter to his younger self, how he almost turned to teaching yoga amid his soul-searching during his nine-month ban over the ball-tampering scandal.
  • He says a crucial moment was missing the Western Warriors’ pre-season trip to Brisbane and thinking he may never play cricket again.
  • “Until you are able to acknowledge that you are Cameron Bancroft, the person who plays cricket as a profession, and not Cameron Bancroft the cricketer, you will not be able to move forward.
  • “You meet people fighting battles greater than you can understand, but through your own hardship and journey you can inspire others in the form of yoga.”
  • Bancroft also forgave himself for the ball-tampering scandal, describing how over the past nine months he had changed as a person, particularly in his outlook on life.


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