Ball Tampering

Timelines
Ian Chappell's take on changing ball-tampering and lbw laws

10 May 2020

Ian Chappell's take on changing ball-tampering and lbw laws

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell believes both ball-tampering and lbw laws need to be reconstructed.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to consider legalised ball-tampering

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to consider legalised ball-tampering

The International Cricket Council (ICC) may allow players to use artificial substances in order to shine the red ball under the supervision of umpires.

#ThisDayThatYear: When the sandpaper saga rattled Australian cricket

24 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: When the sandpaper saga rattled Australian cricket

On March 24, 2018, the cricket fraternity was jolted, owing to the infamous ball-tampering controversy.

Inexperienced Australia couldn't say 'no' to ball-tampering, feels Ponting

13 Feb 2020

Inexperienced Australia couldn't say 'no' to ball-tampering, feels Ponting

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes Steve Smith & Co. were too naive to avoid the Cape Town ball-tampering fiasco that jolted the Aussies.

Steve Smith gives his take on Nicholas Pooran's ball-tampering ban

19 Nov 2019

Steve Smith gives his take on Nicholas Pooran's ball-tampering ban

Windies wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran was on the receiving end after he was involved in a ball-tampering incident in international cricket last week.

Nicholas Pooran banned for ball-tampering: Details here

13 Nov 2019

Nicholas Pooran banned for ball-tampering: Details here

West Indian youngster Nicholas Pooran has been banned from four T20Is after being found guilty of attempting to change the condition of the ball during the recently-concluded third ODI against Afghanistan in Lucknow.

PCB fines Ahmed Shehzad for ball-tampering: Details here

02 Nov 2019

PCB fines Ahmed Shehzad for ball-tampering: Details here

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has fined opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad on charges of ball-tampering during a domestic tournament.

World Cup: Kohli wins hearts, asks fans to support Smith

10 Jun 2019

World Cup: Kohli wins hearts, asks fans to support Smith

Two-time champions India came up with an enthralling performance to beat title holders Australia in the ICC World Cup 2019 at The Oval on Sunday.

Monty Panesar battles mental illness, eyes return to cricket

26 May 2019

Monty Panesar battles mental illness, eyes return to cricket

Former England cricketer Monty Panesar, who made some stunning claims last week, is planning to script a comeback to the game after battling mental illness.

Steve Smith booed by England fans after scoring century

26 May 2019

Steve Smith booed by England fans after scoring century

The English fans showed hostility towards Steve Smith in the warm-up game between England and Australia, ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019.

World Cup: Australia are expecting a hostile reception, here's why

10 May 2019

World Cup: Australia are expecting a hostile reception, here's why

Australian cricketers are expecting a hostile reception on English soil, when they start the World Cup campaign next month.

Warner, Smith should have been banned for two years: Ambrose

11 Apr 2019

Warner, Smith should have been banned for two years: Ambrose

The world was in shock when Australian cricketers, Steve Smith and David Warner, were found guilty of orchestrating a ball-tampering scandal against South Africa, last year.

Australia's Darren Lehmann to coach BBL side Brisbane Heat

07 Mar 2019

Australia's Darren Lehmann to coach BBL side Brisbane Heat

Australia's Darren Lehmann had a difficult 12-month period after quitting as head coach of the national team in the wake of a ball-tampering scandal last year.

Sheffield Shield: Bancroft smashes 138* in first match post ban

24 Feb 2019

Sheffield Shield: Bancroft smashes 138* in first match post ban

Australian cricketer Cameron Bancroft carried his bat for Western Australia in Sheffield Shield cricket.

Steve Smith, David Warner not to lead IPL teams: Report

07 Jan 2019

Steve Smith, David Warner not to lead IPL teams: Report

Australian cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner are set to make a return in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Steve Smith will dominate Test cricket upon return: NSW Chief

06 Jan 2019

Steve Smith will dominate Test cricket upon return: NSW Chief

Cricketer Steve Smith is set to complete his ban in March, 2019.

BBL: Cameron Bancroft lasts three balls on return from ban

30 Dec 2018

BBL: Cameron Bancroft lasts three balls on return from ban

Tainted Australian cricketer Cameron Bancroft did not have the best of return to competitive cricket.

Ball-tampering scandal: Cameron Bancroft returns to fold with BBL

29 Dec 2018

Ball-tampering scandal: Cameron Bancroft returns to fold with BBL

Tainted Australian cricketer Cameron Bancroft saw his nine-month ban end on Saturday.

Smith, Warner's form in IPL and other leagues crucial: CA

28 Dec 2018

Smith, Warner's form in IPL and other leagues crucial: CA

Cricket Australia (CA) CEO Kevin Roberts has outlined the steps which Steve Smith and David Warner must take if they need to script a comeback for the ICC World Cup 2019.

Australia's Bancroft lifts the lid on ball-tampering scandal

26 Dec 2018

Australia's Bancroft lifts the lid on ball-tampering scandal

Tainted Australian cricket team batsman Cameron Bancroft has said that it was David Warner, who suggested him to alter the ball against South Africa earlier this year.

This is what Steve Smith has said regarding ball-tampering scandal

21 Dec 2018

This is what Steve Smith has said regarding ball-tampering scandal

Former Australian skipper Steve Smith is serving a 12-month ban alongside star player David Warner for their involvement in a ball-tampering scandal against South Africa.

BCB bars Steve Smith from participating in BPL 2019

20 Dec 2018

BCB bars Steve Smith from participating in BPL 2019

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has decided against the inclusion of Steve Smith in the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

Virat Kohli opens up on Smith, Warner ball-tampering scandal

11 Dec 2018

Virat Kohli opens up on Smith, Warner ball-tampering scandal

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has finally come out with his views regarding the ball-tampering scandal surrounding Australian powerhouses Steve Smith and David Warner.

Fans enjoy battle between Steven Smith and David Warner

10 Nov 2018

Fans enjoy battle between Steven Smith and David Warner

Australian star cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner were seen sharing the field for the first time, since the ball-tampering scandal in March, earlier this year.

Ball-tampering incident: Chairman of Cricket Australia resigns

01 Nov 2018

Ball-tampering incident: Chairman of Cricket Australia resigns

It has been three days since the Ethics Center released its review of Cricket Australia (CA) and what followed was criticism of the administrators from all the corners.

Independent review criticizes Cricket Australia, calls the body 'arrogant'

29 Oct 2018

Independent review criticizes Cricket Australia, calls the body 'arrogant'

Earlier this year, the ball-tampering incident shook the foundations of Australian cricket.

David Warner handed captaincy for the first time post ban

04 Jul 2018

David Warner handed captaincy for the first time post ban

David Warner might have been barred for life from holding any leadership role in Australian cricket, but the former Australian vice-captain is set to take over as the captain of Winnipeg Hawks for the remainder of the Global T20 Canada.

Ball Tampering: Chandimal not to be further punished by SLC

30 Jun 2018

Ball Tampering: Chandimal not to be further punished by SLC

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal will not face further sanctions for the ball-tampering scandal, which he orchestrated against West Indies earlier this month.

Steven Smith makes successful return to cricket in Global T20

29 Jun 2018

Steven Smith makes successful return to cricket in Global T20

Tainted Australian cricketer Steven Smith made a successful return to the 22-yard strip, on Thursday, as he scored a brilliant half-century in the Global T20 Canada.

Ball tampering: Chandimal appeals against suspension by ICC

22 Jun 2018

Ball tampering: Chandimal appeals against suspension by ICC

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has appealed against the ICC's decision, which held him guilty of ball-tampering.

Cricket: 5 infamous ball-tampering incidents

19 Jun 2018

Cricket: 5 infamous ball-tampering incidents

Sri Lanka Test captain Dinesh Chandimal is the latest cricketer to be embroiled in a ball-tampering controversy.

Warner scores a ton in his first match post ban

15 Jun 2018

Warner scores a ton in his first match post ban

Former Australia opener David Warner scored a stunning century on his return to the cricket field.

David Warner joins Channel Nine commentary team

11 Jun 2018

David Warner joins Channel Nine commentary team

David Warner might be serving a 12-month ban for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal, but you cannot keep this man away from cricket.

Banned Aussie duo to feature in Darwin Strike League

29 May 2018

Banned Aussie duo to feature in Darwin Strike League

Banned Australian cricketers David Warner and Cameron Bancroft are set to feature in the upcoming Darwin Strike League- a limited overs tournament, which will take place in July, 2018.

Ball-tampering cost David and Candice Warner their third child

24 May 2018

Ball-tampering cost David and Candice Warner their third child

The price one pays for mistakes is sometimes exceptionally high. David Warner committed a professional crime, and he was punished.

Warne feels Paine is not a long-term option as skipper

18 May 2018

Warne feels Paine is not a long-term option as skipper

Former Australian stalwart Shane Warne has stated that current Test skipper Tim Paine is not the long-term solution to lead the side.

Surrey interested in Steven Smith and David Warner

18 Apr 2018

Surrey interested in Steven Smith and David Warner

As per reports, tainted Australian duo David Warner and Steve Smith could be back in action soon.

Cricket Australia denies reports of Langer being selected as coach

18 Apr 2018

Cricket Australia denies reports of Langer being selected as coach

Cricket Australia has gone on to quash reports that stated Justin Langer is set to be selected as the Australian team's head coach.

Ball-tampering scandal: David Warner will also not challenge 12-month ban

05 Apr 2018

Ball-tampering scandal: David Warner will also not challenge 12-month ban

Former Australian vice-captain David Warner took to Twitter to announce that he has accepted the sanctions imposed on him by Cricket Australia.

Ball-tampering incident: Steve Smith not to appeal against 12-month ban

04 Apr 2018

Ball-tampering incident: Steve Smith not to appeal against 12-month ban

Former Australian captain Steve Smith has accepted the sanctions imposed by Cricket Australia for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal.