Australian opener David Warner and skipper Steve Smith have been handed one year ban by the Cricket Australia for involving in ball tampering in the ongoing Test series between South Africa and Australia.
Meanwhile, the disgraced former vice-captain, David Warner has apologized to all the cricket fans all over the world through a tweet message for the offence.
“To cricket fans in Australia and all over the world: I am currently on my way back to Sydney. Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket. I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it. I understand the distress this has caused the sport and its fans. It’s a stain on the game we all love and I have loved since I was a boy. I need to take a deep breath and spend time with my family, friends and trusted advisers. You will hear from me in a few days,” Warner wrote in his tweet.
Earlier, Warner and Smith both were sent back to Australia in the middle of the series. Warner will never again be considered for any leadership position, while Steve Smith (12-month ban) and Cameron Bancroft (nine months) must wait 12 months after serving their ban before they can be considered for a leadership role.
— David Warner (@davidwarner31) March 29, 2018