Australia Test opener Cameron Bancroft is free to play club cricket in Western Australia while serving his nine-month suspension for ball tampering. The 25-year-old was granted special dispensation to play for Willetton after the 16 WA Premier Cricket clubs voted 14-2 in favour in an extraordinary general meeting. Bancroft did not attend the meeting according…
The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) has called the bans handed out to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft “disproportionate” and has asked the board (CA) for a reduction in the sanctions.
The Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) have acknowledged that Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft have made mistakes in the ball-tampering scandal but has questioned the severity of the punishments dished out.
Steve Smith and David Warner, former captain and vice-captain of Australia, have both been banned for one year following the board’s investigation into the ball-tampering scandal that occurred during the third Test against South Africa.