Smith’s shame

Original article by Peter Lalor
The Australian – Page: 1 & 6 : 26-Mar-18

The International Cricket Council has fined Steve Smith his entire match fee for the current Test against South Africa in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal. Smith will also be banned from playing in the final Test of the series. Batsman Cameron Bancroft has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee after admitting that he had attempted to change the condition of the ball using adhesive tape. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says it "beggars belief" that the Australian cricket team has cheated, while Michael Clarke and Adam Gilchrist are among the former players to have expressed outrage over the team’s conduct.

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