West Indies Nicholas Pooran faces match suspension for ball-tampering

The incident took place during the third ODI against Afghanistan played on Monday. West Indies won the match by five wickets and by doing so, they white-washed Afghanistan in the three-match series. After the suspension, Pooran issued a 'sincere apology' to his teammates, supporters and the Afghanistan team.

Nov 13, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

England's Liam Plunkett cleared of ball-tampering by ICC during second Pakistan ODI

A short video was surfaced on social media of the second ODI between England and Pakistan, showcasing the 34-year-old rubbing his fingers over the surface of the Kookaburra ball. 

May 13, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

Steve Smith dubs Jos Buttler as 'one of world's most destructive batsmen'

Smith is returning to top-flight after serving a one-year international ban for involvement in ball-tampering

Mar 19, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Steve Smith, David Warner bans to end during Pakistan ODIs

Smith and Warner are eligible for selection again on March 29, meaning they can be called up for the fourth ODI against Pakistan.

Feb 11, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

Australia to manage return of Steve Smith, David Warner

The prospective return of Steve Smith and David Warner has been complicated by elbow injuries, with the former Australian skipper's more serious problem requiring major surgery and likely to sideline him right up to the expiration of his ban.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

Tim Paine's Australia seek relief against Sri Lanka after tumultuous year

Australia defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in Brisbane, for only their second Test victory of the summer and the hosts are determined not to take their foot off the pedal in the second and final Test.

Jan 30, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Alex Carey given chance to prove World Cup credentials in India ODIs

The 27-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman has played just six previous ODIs and typically batted in the middle order, where he has scored 172 runs at an average of 34.40.

Jan 11, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

Steve Smith shouldn't have turned a 'blind eye' to ball-tampering plan: Darren Lehmann

Darren Lehmann, the Australia coach during the infamous ball-tampering scandal, feels the then captain Steve Smith shouldn't have turned a "blind eye" to the ill-fated plan in Cape Town in March.

Dec 27, 2018, 12:22 PM IST

Cameron Bancroft opens up about life after ball-tampering scandal

While Smith and Warner`s bans will be lifted at the end of March, Bancroft`s suspension is all set to expire on December 29 and he is likely to make a return with BBL. 

Dec 22, 2018, 16:10 PM IST

I had a chance to stop it and I didn't do: Steve Smith on ball-tampering debacle

Smith, along with vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft, was suspended for his part in the ball-tampering incident which shocked the cricket world.

Dec 21, 2018, 12:15 PM IST

Disgraced Steve Smith barred from Bangladesh T20 league

Smith was roped in by Comilla Victorians for the sixth edition of the BPL, which is slated to be held from January 5 to February 8.

Dec 21, 2018, 11:40 AM IST

Earl Eddings named permanent Cricket Australia chairman

Eddings takes on the role of Cricket Australia chairman at a difficult time for the country's game after last year's bitter pay dispute with the players was followed by a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March .

Nov 28, 2018, 14:09 PM IST

Australia's Peter Handscomb breaks silence on ball-tampering controversy

The Test batsman claimed that the video was edited, in which he appeared to have talked to his coach Darren Lehmann through a walkie-talkie before going into the field to deliver a message to Cameron Bancroft.


Jul 28, 2018, 10:15 AM IST

Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach admit to breaching ICC Level 3 offence

Sri Lanka cricketer refused to take the field during the second Test against West Indies following a ball-tampering row.

Jun 22, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

Sri Lanka take to field two hours late in 2nd Test against West Indies in wake of 'ball-tampering' row

Following concerns raised by umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould about the condition of the ball nearing the end of the second day, the Sri Lankans were advised before the start of Saturday's play that they could not continue with the existing ball.

Jun 16, 2018, 23:25 PM IST

Steve Smith 'cried for four days' after tampering scandal

Former Australian captain Steve Smith admitted he cried for four days after a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked the sport, as he told children "it's okay to show emotion".

Jun 05, 2018, 09:59 AM IST

Australia aim to be world's most professional team: Justin Langer

Australia is striving to be the most professional and honest team in world cricket, coach Justin Langer said today as the squad prepares for its first international tour following a damaging ball-tampering scandal.

May 26, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Steve Smith returns to cricket with Canadian T20 league

Banned Australia captain Steve Smith, whose reputation lay in tatters after the ball-tampering scandal, is poised to make a comeback to cricket after being named among the marquee players for the inaugural Global T20 Canada event beginning June 28.

May 25, 2018, 14:59 PM IST

Family the focus for banned David Warner after tampering scandal

  Disgraced Australian cricketer David Warner said on Saturday he was humbled by the support received following the cheating scandal that rocked the sport, with the feisty opener refocused on his family.

May 05, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Have to do a lot to earn back trust: Steve Smith

The batsman is serving a one-year ban for his role in the scandal that also led to suspensions on vice-captain David Warner and opener Cameron Bancroft. 

May 04, 2018, 14:14 PM IST