South Africa vs Australia: 'Last time it wasn’t pretty, but I’ve moved on,' says Steve Smith on return to South Africa
Australia take on hosts South Africa in the first match of a three-game Twenty20 International series at a ground nicknamed ‘The Bull Ring’ for its hostile atmosphere, where England’s Ben Stokes had an altercation with a fan as recently as last month.
Ball-tampering scandal, as it happened: Lehmann to step down as Australia coach after 4th Test; Somerset sack Bancroft
The ball-tampering scandal led the front pages of all of the Australia's major newspapers, the headlines mostly working around the single word “Shame”.
South Africa vs Australia: Defeat in engrossing third Test will hurt Steve Smith and Co even more given ball-tampering scandal
Cricket is a lovely game and has the uncanny ability to slam the door in your face. Australia have lost the Test and also their fans. This loss will perhaps be the most difficult to digest.
Australia ball-tampering scandal: Watch how Steve Smith and Co hatched a plan to cheat against South Africa
The reputation of Australia's cricket team is in tatters after Steve Smith confessed to cheating South Africa by tampering with the ball in the third Test.
South Africa vs Australia: Ahead of third Test, time to move past Kagiso Rabada controversy and focus on cricket on offer
In a series that has been enthralling so far, it will be the smaller battles between Australia and South Africa that will dictate the fortune of the match.