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Cameron Bancroft

Smith took blame for ball-tampering scandal to save side: Flintoff

'I can't believe that the whole team isn't in on it. As a bowler, if someone gives me a ball that's been tampered with, I know initially'

22 Apr 2020 5:21 PM

Australia's slide began much before ball-tampering scandal: Ian Gould

Gould admitted he couldn't quite believe what he was seeing on TV, but said what came out of it was good for the game

09 Apr 2020 2:54 PM

Steve Smith serves out two-year ban, becomes eligible for captaincy again

His Australian teammate David Warner remains under a career-long leadership ban

29 Mar 2020 9:30 AM

Australia drop Cameron Bancroft for New Zealand Test series

Apart from Bancroft, Australia has opted to go in with the unchanged squad from the recently concluded series against Pakistan.

03 Dec 2019 9:45 AM

‘Cameron Bancroft is not at his best’: Langer on dropping Bancroft for 3rd Ashes Test

However, despite failing in the first two Ashes Test matches, Langer is optimistic about Bancroft's future.

22 Aug 2019 9:47 PM


‘I made a mistake, and I'll learn from it’: Cameron Bancroft on sandpapergate scandal

The 26-year-old Bancroft, along with Steve Smith and David Warner were banned from cricket for their part in the ball-tampering incident.

28 Jul 2019 4:28 PM

Cameron Bancroft joins Smith and Warner in Australia's Ashes squad

All three batsmen served lengthy bans for their roles in a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa last year.

26 Jul 2019 4:57 PM

'It's history now, I want to move forward and play for Australia again': Bancroft

In March last year, Bancroft was caught using sandpaper to alter the condition of the match-ball during the third test against SA.

11 Apr 2019 2:19 PM

Australia's prime bowlers say there was no feud between them and Warner

Local media, however, reported on Thursday that the bowlers had considered boycotting the match if Warner was selected.

31 Mar 2019 1:25 PM

Steve Smith ready to live with ban

Bancroft will also not challenge suspension.

05 Apr 2018 2:54 AM


Bowling coach David Saker admits Australia’s struggles post ball tampering

He said that the loss of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft has deeply affected the players left behind in Johannesburg.

01 Apr 2018 11:27 AM

Pressure to win makes players cheat

Smith is currently rated as the best Test batsman in the world, and his absence from the scene would be a great loss to the sport.

01 Apr 2018 12:06 AM

Ball tampering: I may never play for Australia again, says David Warner

'In the coming weeks and months I’m going to look at how this happened and who I am as a man,' said David Warner.

31 Mar 2018 11:09 AM

Good boss, bad boss

What is it that good leaders do that’s different from the bad ones? Steve Smith’s recent tackling his team’s shortcomings tells us just what.

31 Mar 2018 1:37 AM

David Warner apologises, takes responsibility in scandal

He added that he understood the distress the scandal had caused the sport and its fans.

30 Mar 2018 2:34 AM


Emotional Bancroft asks for forgiveness

“I feel like I've let everyone down in Australia and I'm not proud of that, it will take time for that to heal and earn the respect back.

30 Mar 2018 2:19 AM

Ball tampering: Steve Smith says sorry in an emotional press conference

I've made a big mistake by allowing this to happen. It was a huge error of judgement, said Smith.

29 Mar 2018 3:05 PM

Australia coach pleads with fans to give trio second chance

“There is a human side to this. I hope people will give them a second chance. I worry about the three guys mentally.

29 Mar 2018 2:16 AM

Ball tampering: Aus board bans Smith, Warner for 1 year, Bancroft suspended for 9 months

While the three are banned from all elite Australian cricket for 12 months, they can still play grade cricket.

28 Mar 2018 2:34 PM

Bancroft's yellow tape to Smith's future: How ball-tampering saga unfolded

It was on March 24 when Cameron Bancroft was seen tampering with the ball in a Test against South Africa.

27 Mar 2018 5:40 PM