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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

Australia vs New Zealand: Cameron Bancroft axed as Aussies name 13-man squad for upcoming Test series
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Australia vs New Zealand: Cameron Bancroft axed as Aussies name 13-man squad for upcoming Test series

Bancroft remains on standby for the first Test, which starts at Perth on 12 December, as Australia otherwise has retained the players who completed a 2-0 series sweep of Pakistan.

Australia coach Justin Langer hails Marnus Labuschagne as 'most coachable player'
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Australia coach Justin Langer hails Marnus Labuschagne as 'most coachable player'

Marnus Labuschagne played a knock of 185 runs during Australia's massive win over Pakistan in the first Test.

Australia vs Pakistan: Cameron Bancroft, Joe Burns back; Usman Khawaja, Marcus Harris axed for Pakistan Tests
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Australia vs Pakistan: Cameron Bancroft, Joe Burns back; Usman Khawaja, Marcus Harris axed for Pakistan Tests

Cameron Bancroft is one of three specialist openers for Australia, along with Joe Burns and David Warner, but is more likely to play down the order if selected for the two Tests starting in Brisbane next week, followed by a day-night clash in Adelaide.

Nic Maddinson pulls out of Australia A's clash against Pakistan over mental health issues
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Nic Maddinson pulls out of Australia A's clash against Pakistan over mental health issues

Nic Maddinson on Saturday pulled out of Australia A's clash against Pakistan in Perth on mental health grounds, all-but ruling him out of contention for a berth in the Test squad.

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon to join Hampshire for next season's County Championship
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Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon to join Hampshire for next season's County Championship

Lyon is the latest Australian to sign with an English county for the 2020 season, with Travis Head joining Sussex, Cameron Bancroft at Durham and Peter Siddle returning to Essex

Australia's one-day captain Aaron Finch aims Test return with 'big runs' in Sheffield Shield
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Australia's one-day captain Aaron Finch aims Test return with 'big runs' in Sheffield Shield

Aaron Finch was dumped from Tests after scoring just 97 runs in three matches as an opener against India last summer, later declaring his chances of padding up again had 'probably slipped away'.

Australia opener Cameron Bancroft secures return to English county side Durham for 2020 season
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Australia opener Cameron Bancroft secures return to English county side Durham for 2020 season

Durham recruited Bancroft, 26, after he had served a nine-month ban imposed for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked Australian cricket in 2018.

Ashes 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer calls for patience with young batsmen who have struggled to get runs
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Ashes 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer calls for patience with young batsmen who have struggled to get runs

Australia took an unassailable 2-1 lead in the five-Test series following their 185-run win in the fourth Test at Old Trafford and now have the chance to wrap up their first series win in England since 2001, when Steve Waugh’s men won 4-1.

Ashes 2019: 'Steve Smith will be always remembered as cheat', says former England pacer Steve Harmison
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Ashes 2019: 'Steve Smith will be always remembered as cheat', says former England pacer Steve Harmison

Steve Smith might be scoring runs in abundance but for former England cricketer Steve Harmison, he will remain a cheat.

WATCH: Fan calls David Warner 'cheat' during fourth Ashes Test; Australia opener gives befitting response
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WATCH: Fan calls David Warner 'cheat' during fourth Ashes Test; Australia opener gives befitting response

Ever since his reintegration into International cricket following his year-long ban, which expired on 29 March, Australia opener David Warner has coped a hostile reception from cricket fans in England.

Ashes 2019: With Jofra Archer breathing fire, momentum on their side and Steve Smith out, England have chance to draw level at Headingley
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Ashes 2019: With Jofra Archer breathing fire, momentum on their side and Steve Smith out, England have chance to draw level at Headingley

The tide has turned with the arrival of Archer. With momentum in their arsenal and absence of Steve Smith, this is England's chance to draw level and gain the mental edge at Headingley.

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer's ability to generate speed 'out of nowhere' will make him tough to face, says Steve Waugh
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Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer's ability to generate speed 'out of nowhere' will make him tough to face, says Steve Waugh

Steve Waugh believes England debutant fast bowler Jofra Archer's ability to generate speed 'seemingly out of nowhere' will make him tough to face.

Player's off-field conduct should be taken into account while awarding financial incentives, Ethics Professor suggests BCCI
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Player's off-field conduct should be taken into account while awarding financial incentives, Ethics Professor suggests BCCI

The lecture was given by Dr Simon Longstaff, who supervised Cricket Australia's 'Cultural Review' report which led to landmark changes in their win-at-all-cost approach.

Ashes 2019: Australia left hoping for another Steve Smith special as England take charge of first Test on Day 3
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Ashes 2019: Australia left hoping for another Steve Smith special as England take charge of first Test on Day 3

Australia were left hoping for another major innings from Steve Smith as England took charge of the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Ashes series 2019, England vs Australia, Highlights, 1st Test Day 2 at Edgbaston, Full Cricket Score: Rory Burns slams ton; hosts trail by 17
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Ashes series 2019, England vs Australia, Highlights, 1st Test Day 2 at Edgbaston, Full Cricket Score: Rory Burns slams ton; hosts trail by 17

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