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Cricket Australia should make ball-tampering investigation report public, feels former bowling coach David Saker
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Cricket Australia should make ball-tampering investigation report public, feels former bowling coach David Saker

The ball-tampering issue resurfaced when Cameron Bancroft recently hinted in an interview that the bowlers in the team might have been aware of the plot to use sandpaper to alter the ball's condition.

Ball-tampering scandal 'won't go away', will affect Steve Smith's chances of leading Australia again, says Mark Taylor
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Ball-tampering scandal 'won't go away', will affect Steve Smith's chances of leading Australia again, says Mark Taylor

Smith, who was sacked as skipper and suspended for a year for his role in the plot, has recently expressed his desire to lead Australia again.

Cricket Australia's 'piecemeal investigation' into Sandpaper Gate will bite them again, says Michael Vaughan
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Cricket Australia's 'piecemeal investigation' into Sandpaper Gate will bite them again, says Michael Vaughan

The trio of then Australian skipper Steve Smith, his deputy David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were banned for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal which happened during the Cape Town Test in 2018.

Ball-tampering episode: Everything said on Sandpapergate post Cameron Bancroft's new claim
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Ball-tampering episode: Everything said on Sandpapergate post Cameron Bancroft's new claim

Here's a comprehensive look at what all has been said on the ball-tampering episode post Cameron Bancroft's claim that bowlers possibly knew of tampering as well.

Australia bowlers deny Cameron Bancroft's claim that they knew of ball-tampering, call for end to 'rumour-mongering and innuendo'
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Australia bowlers deny Cameron Bancroft's claim that they knew of ball-tampering, call for end to 'rumour-mongering and innuendo'

Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon, who were all part of the team during the ill-fated series against South Africa, issued a joint statement to claim innocence and call for an end to "rumour-mongering and innuendo".

Will be interesting if David Warner writes book on ball-tampering scandal after retirement, says Stuart Broad
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Will be interesting if David Warner writes book on ball-tampering scandal after retirement, says Stuart Broad

"I have seen a couple of comments from David Warner's agent, too, and I think it will be an interesting time when he stops playing for Australia and writes a book," Broad was quoted as saying.

Bancroft backtracks on claims, says no new information to offer in ball-tampering scandal
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Bancroft backtracks on claims, says no new information to offer in ball-tampering scandal

The 28-year-old Bancroft was caught on camera using sandpaper on the ball in the third Test against South Africa in 2018.

Australian trio were treated 'despicably' by CA during 2018 ball-tampering investigation, says David Warner's manager
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Australian trio were treated 'despicably' by CA during 2018 ball-tampering investigation, says David Warner's manager

Erskine said they did not deserve the punishment— one-year ban for Smith and Warner and nine-month suspension for Bancroftt— for their role in the scandal during the Cape Town Test against South Africa.

Cricket Australia failed to carry out thorough investigation of Sandpaper Gate, says Adam Gilchrist
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Cricket Australia failed to carry out thorough investigation of Sandpaper Gate, says Adam Gilchrist

The former wicketkeeper-batsman said CA, in the course of the whole episode, missed out on an opportunity to make a strong statement

Cricket Australia's integrity unit reaches out to Cameron Bancroft after his ball-tampering revelations
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Cricket Australia's integrity unit reaches out to Cameron Bancroft after his ball-tampering revelations

Bancroft, who had the sandpaper in his possession, was suspended for nine months for his role in the ball tampering plot during the Cape Town Test.

Ball-tampering scandal will haunt Australian cricket forever, says former bowling coach David Saker
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Ball-tampering scandal will haunt Australian cricket forever, says former bowling coach David Saker

Saker was responding to opening batsman Cameron Bancroft suggestion that Australia's bowlers knew about the plan in Cape Town to alter the ball which earned him a nine-month ban and rocked the game.

'You could point your finger at me': Ex-Australia bowling coach David Sekar says 2018 sandpapergate was collective failure
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'You could point your finger at me': Ex-Australia bowling coach David Sekar says 2018 sandpapergate was collective failure

Sekar lamented that the incident is going to be associated with Australian cricket forever and there is nothing one can do about it.

Cricket Australia open to re-examining ball-tampering scandal after Cameron Bancroft's claim
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Cricket Australia open to re-examining ball-tampering scandal after Cameron Bancroft's claim

Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh and Nathan Lyon all bowled in the game and remain involved in the Australian set-up.

Australia's Cameron Bancroft says bowlers were aware of ball-tampering during Newlands Test
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Australia's Cameron Bancroft says bowlers were aware of ball-tampering during Newlands Test

Bancroft, who is currently playing for Durham in the English County Championship, said he wanted to be "liked" by his teammates and in turn lost control of his values.

Ian Chappell says Steve Smith might get captaincy back, but only if there is no other choice
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Ian Chappell says Steve Smith might get captaincy back, but only if there is no other choice

Paine's performance behind the wickets and his tactics as captain in the just-concluded Test series against India which Australia lost 1-2 were severely criticised by former players.

Steve Smith ‘took the blame’ for ball-tampering scandal but entire Australia squad was involved, says Andrew Flintoff
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Steve Smith ‘took the blame’ for ball-tampering scandal but entire Australia squad was involved, says Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff believes the entire Australian team was involved in the ball-tampering scandal that rocked world cricket in 2018 and then skipper Steve Smith just "took the blame" to save his side.

Former ICC umpire Ian Gould says Australia had gone 'out of control' at least two years before ball-tampering scandal
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Former ICC umpire Ian Gould says Australia had gone 'out of control' at least two years before ball-tampering scandal

Gould, who retired after last year's World Cup, relayed what had been spotted on the TV, Cameron Bancroft putting sandpaper down his trousers, to the on-field umpires

Sandpapergate, two years on: Five lessons to learn from Team Australia’s bounce back
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Sandpapergate, two years on: Five lessons to learn from Team Australia’s bounce back

Two years ago, Australian cricket had plunged into its deepest crisis with the ‘Sandpapergate’ drama being played out in the third Test between South Africa and Australia at Cape Town. Under the mentorship of Justin Langer – master of the mind game – and Tim Paine, as skipper, the much-maligned team has now regained its rightful position among the best cricketing nations in the world.

Steve Smith eligible to captain Australia as two-year leadership ban post ball-tampering scandal ends
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Steve Smith eligible to captain Australia as two-year leadership ban post ball-tampering scandal ends

Steve Smith's two-year leadership ban ended quietly on Sunday, leaving him eligible to captain Australia at a time of uncertainty over when international cricket will resume.

South Africa vs Australia: Quinton de Kock says he and David Warner have 'moved on' from bitter altercation during 2018 Test series
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South Africa vs Australia: Quinton de Kock says he and David Warner have 'moved on' from bitter altercation during 2018 Test series

As they prepare to meet again in the first of three T20Is in Johannesburg on Friday, De Kock says he harbours no bitterness towards Warner