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The Australian men's cricket team - hoist by their own petard

The drama of the Australian men’s cricket team’s ball-tampering scandal appears to be finished. Steven Smith, Cameron Bancroft and David Warner have all now confirmed that they will not contest their Cricket Australia (CA) imposed bans – One year, One year, and Nine months respectively. 1,112 more words


Comeback Pup: Clarke Says His New Walking Frame Can Handle Test Cricket

Michael Clarke has defiantly shrugged off the uproar of laughter that followed his stunning offer to come out of retirement and help Australian cricket in its most desperate hour. 619 more words

Warner leaves it late, but accepts ball-tampering fate

TMG Digital


DAVID Warner left it late but he has accepted the consequences of masterminding the ball-tampering scandal that took the wheels off Australia’s tour to South Africa. 423 more words

Trouble Down Under - and what it can teach us

Monday March 26th

I’ve been writing the blog for nearly eight years now, and for the first time ever I’m going to split it into two halves: a game of two halves you might say as, not for the first time, I’m using sport as an analogy for business. 949 more words

The Ball-Tampering Saga

“Are laws different for everybody?”
“Why aren’t they same?”
“Why on earth CA(Cricket Australia) imposed such a punishment?”
Many questions are arising in my mind. But can I get a proper answer to all these questions, I don’t know? 592 more words

A Series of Controversies

In what will undoubtedly go down as one of the most controversial series of all time, South Africa took their first home win over the Australians since 1970. 1,009 more words