Web-Desk (March 29, 2018): Australia’s left-handed batsman David Warner has taken responsibility for his actions in the ball tampering scandal that has engulfed Cricket Australia (CA) and apologises from fans and all the cricket lovers through twitter here on Thursday.
Australian skipper and currently number one batsman in ICC cricket ratings in tests, Steve Smith and veteran batsman David Warner from cricket for 12 months and on the other hand Cameron Bancroft was handed nine-month ban by Cricket Australia.
David Warner took to social media to apologise to the cricketing world.
He said, “Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket.”
“I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it,” Warner stated in silence breaking tweet.
— David Warner (@davidwarner31) March 29, 2018
On Wednesday Steve Smith was charged with knowledge of a potential plan “to attempt to artificially alter the condition of the ball” but Warner was charged with developing the plan.The CA statement said Smith and Bancroft will not be considered for team leadership positions until a minimum of 12 months after the end of their suspensions, but Warner will be barred from such positions in the future.
Both David Warner and Steve Smith were let go from their respective Indian Premier League franchises Sunrises Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals, where they served as team captains.