Ball tampering: Here are five of the biggest scandals that rocked cricket

The Australian cricket team are caught in the eye of a storm at the moment, following a ball tampering scandal that’s dragged their name through the mud.

Both Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith fronted up to the media yesterday, as the former was caught rubbing yellow tape on the ball.
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Cricket News: Steve Smith blasts decision to overturn Rabada ban

Australian captain Steve Smith has criticised the decision to overturn a ban on South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada for making physical contact with him.

Smith said ahead of Wednesday’s pre-Test press conference that a “line in the sand” had been drawn regarding physical
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Cricket News: Steve Smith blasts decision to overturn Rabada ban

Australian captain Steve Smith has criticised the decision to overturn a ban on South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada for making physical contact with him.

Smith said ahead of Wednesday’s pre-Test press conference that a “line in the sand” had been drawn regarding physical
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South Africa vs Australia 3rd Test preview: Session times, playing XIs, pitch and live stream

With the boardroom talk all concluded, the focus is now on the field as the Proteas prepare to take on Australia in the much-anticipated third Test at Newlands.

SA vs Australia, 3rd Test
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Kagiso Rabada cleared to play third Test against Australia

South Africa pace sensation has two-Test ban overturned following marathon hearing.

South Africa spearhead Kagiso Rabada will play in the third Test in Cape Town after successfully overturning a two-match suspension for making contact with Australia captain Steve Smith.
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Protea Captain Faf du Plessis says Warner behaved worse than Rabada

South African Test captain Faf du Plessis has staunchly defended pace sensation Kagiso Rabada and said David Warner acted far worse.

The Test series between South Africa and Australia increasingly seems like it might be remembered more for kerfuffles than cricket.

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Rabada suspended for two Tests – here’s what CSA can do

Kagiso Rabada has been suspended for South Africa’s next two Test matches for being a bit naughty and a bit angry. But Cricket South Africa do have a few options…

Kagiso Rabada has been suspended for South Africa’s next two Test matches.
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South Africa v Australia 2nd Test preview: Session times, teams, head to head and weather forecast

The Proteas head on to PE on a bounce-back mission after conceding a 1-0 deficit in the four-match Test series against Australia.

Date: Friday, 9 March – Tuesday, 13 March.

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