Video shows him talking about ‘taping the ball’ as a kid

Video shows him talking about ‘taping the ball’ as a kid

DISGRACED cricketer David Warner used to “tape the ball” as a kid playing at the “HCG”, or his back yard, according to a 2015 video of the former Australian vice-captain. The video, called “Dave Warner’s HCG – Home Cricket Ground” is an old TV commercial for KFC. Played on Wednesday …

Cameron Bancroft given second chance at state-level cricket after ball tampering saga

Cameron Bancroft given second chance at state-level cricket after ball tampering saga

Posted May 14, 2018 21:39:03 Photo: Bancroft admitted to ball tampering in the third test against South Africa. (ABC News: Hugo Sando) Cameron Bancroft has taken the first step on his long road to cricketing redemption, winning a reprieve to play club cricket while serving his nine-month Cricket Australia ban. …

Commonwealth Bank: information watchdog ‘dropped the ball’ over huge data loss | Australia news

Australia’s information commissioner has “dropped the ball” by not reacting to the loss of data from 19m Commonwealth Bank customer accounts privacy campaigners have said. Kat Lane, the vice chair of the Australian Privacy Foundation, has criticised the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) after it failed to tell …

Donald Trump labels former FBI director Comey a ‘slime ball’ as accounts surface of critical book – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump labels former FBI director Comey a ‘slime ball’ as accounts surface of critical book – Donald Trump’s America

Updated April 14, 2018 07:02:38 Photo: Former FBI director James Comey speaks at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington. (AP: Andrew Harnik, file) US President Donald Trump has attacked former FBI Director James Comey as a “weak and untruthful slime ball”, reacting to news accounts that cite Mr Comey …

Masters: Jason Day hits ball into a spectator’s beer cup, Jordan Spieth takes early lead

Masters: Jason Day hits ball into a spectator’s beer cup, Jordan Spieth takes early lead

Updated April 06, 2018 12:20:19 Photo: A patron sculls his beer after Jason Day’s ball landed in it during the Masters. (AP: Chris Carlson) Related Story: Golfer hits a hole-in-one, dislocates his ankle while celebrating Related Story: Excited Tiger Woods makes ‘miracle’ comeback at Masters [Jordan Spieth’s quest for a …

Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland should not quit over ball tampering, research suggests

Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland should not quit over ball tampering, research suggests

Posted April 04, 2018 20:50:00 Photo: Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has hit a rough patch of form after a long knock. Is it time to declare? (Reuters: Siphiwe Sibeko) Related Story: More heads could roll at Cricket Australia as cheating scandal grinds on Related Story: The long road …

The long road from Bradman’s moral lesson to Bancroft’s ball tampering

The long road from Bradman’s moral lesson to Bancroft’s ball tampering

By Steve Wilson Posted April 02, 2018 05:05:21 Photo: Disgraced Australian Cricket Captain Steve Smith speaks to media at Sydney International Airport about ball-tampering suspension on March 29, 2018. (AAP: Brendan Esposito) When did Australian cricket adopt a win-at-all-costs culture? After Don Bradman said playing cricket was a moral lesson, …

Devastated Steve Smith breaks down during apology for ball tampering scandal | Sport

Australian cricket broke down in tears as a shattered Steve Smith took full responsibility for the ball-tampering crisis that has engulfed a nation and a similarly emotional Darren Lehmann fell on his sword as coach. Lies and deceit made way for anguish and penance in Sydney, Perth and Johannesburg on …

Magellan tears up sponsorship deal with Cricket Australia over ball tampering

Magellan tears up sponsorship deal with Cricket Australia over ball tampering

Updated March 29, 2018 11:34:16 Photo: Apparel company ASICS says it has cut ties with Cameron Bancroft and David Warner. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Wealth-management company Magellan has terminated its three-year sponsorship agreement with Cricket Australia in response to the ball-tampering scandal. The naming rights sponsorship of the men’s national cricket …

Cricket Australia sanctions, ball tampering

Cricket Australia sanctions, ball tampering

Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann has admitted both he and the team have to change and has vowed to oversee a cultural overhaul in response to the cheating scandal. Cricket Australia handed down its punishment to the players involved, with Former Captain Steve Smith and Vice-Captain David Warner suspended from …