The four Australia bowlers who’ve rebuked others for asking legitimate questions about their involvement in the infamous ball-tampering incident don’t understand that what cricket needs trumps what they want. They must be quiet while the game heals, writes RYAN VREDE.
It’s been exactly three years since the infamous ‘Sandpapergate’ at Newlands in Cape Town. Rewatch the full incident where Cameron Bancroft was caught ball-tampering that led to his, Steve Smith and David Warner’s suspensions.
James Sutherland, the outgoing CEO of Cricket Australia, has revealed that he turned off the TV and went to bed before Cameron Bancroft whipped out the sandpaper in the Newlands Test earlier this year.