David Warner has accepted a level two charge against him from the ICC and been fined 75 per cent of his match fee, but has escaped a ban for his part in the stairwell confrontation with Proteas wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock during the first Test in Durban.
Australia captain Steve Smith has suggested that Proteas wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock “got personal” with David Warner that sparked an ugly confrontation outside the dressing rooms on day four of the first Test in Durban.
Cricket Australia (CA) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) said the off-field confrontation, captured by CCTV footage, involving David Warner and Quinton de Kock will be left in the hands of the umpires and match-referee.
‘Just try to keep executing your best ball,’ that was the advice Australia skipper David Warner gave his charges during their T20I victory over New Zealand in Auckland. That was during the New Zealand innings when 18 sixes were hit and the bowlers had nowhere to hide given Eden Park’s short straight boundaries. New Zealand…