Steve Smith says won’t challenge cricket Australia
Former Australian captain Steve Smith, who has been banned for a year in the ball tampering issue, has taken an unprecedented decision. He said he will not challenge the Australian Cricket Australia (CA) sentence. He said, he would face a ban.
Captain Steve Smith, along with vice-captain David Warner, had a CA ban on Cameron Bancroft when he was tapping the ball during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town. “I have been told to take full responsibility in this dispute as captain. I am so complimentary. I have nothing to say yet. The sanctions imposed on me are not challenging. Cricket Australia took the initiative to give a strong message. I accept them, “Smith tweeted Wednesday.
I would give anything to have this behind me and be back representing my country. But I meant what I said about taking full responsibility as Captain of the team. I won’t be challenging the sanctions. They’ve been imposed by CA to send a strong message and I have accepted them.
— Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) April 4, 2018
Cricket Australia banned a year ban on Warner in the Ball Tampering, banned the Bancroft from domestic and international cricket for nine months. In the wake of the ban, Smith and Warner will leave the IPL for a year. For the Rajasthan Royals team, Smith would have to captain this time. In 2016, Hyderabad Sunrisers team won the last IPL tournament.
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