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Australia's Warner follows Smith, Bancroft in accepting sanctions

Australia's Warner follows Smith, Bancroft in accepting sanctions

Australia's David Warner has joined former captain Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft in accepting sanctions imposed on him by his cricket board for his role in last month's ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

Steve Smith says he won't be challenging 12-month ban

Steve Smith says he won't be challenging 12-month ban

Former captain Steve Smith said on Wednesday he desperately wants to play for Australia again but will not be challenging a 12-month ban for a ball-tampering scandal that rocked cricket.

Lehmann resigns as disgraced cricket trio return to Australia

Lehmann resigns as disgraced cricket trio return to Australia

Darren Lehmann, who had previously told reporters he would not stand aside, said that his decision was due in part to the abuse his family received.

Axe looms for Australia coach and captain in cricket crisis

Axe looms for Australia coach and captain in cricket crisis

Australia coach Darren Lehmann and skipper Steve Smith faced the axe Tuesday with cricket chiefs holding crisis talks in South Africa to deal with an escalating cheating scandal.

South Africa rout embattled Australia by 322 runs in third Test

South Africa rout embattled Australia by 322 runs in third Test

South Africa routed embattled Australia by 322 runs to win the third Test on a black day for the sport on Sunday which saw Australian skipper Steve Smith banned for ball-tampering.

ICC bans Australia skipper amid ball-tampering probe

ICC bans Australia skipper amid ball-tampering probe

Steve Smith stepped down as Australia captain on Sunday and has been suspended for one test by the International Cricket Council amid stunning ball-tampering revelations that have plunged the test team into crisis.

Smith, Warner step down over ball tampering

Smith, Warner step down over ball tampering

Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner have stepped down as captain and vice-captain following the ball tampering scandal in South Africa, Cricket Australia said in a statement on Sunday.

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England

Australia ruthlessly extinguished England's resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday.

Lyon spin gives Australia crushing win over Bangladesh

Lyon spin gives Australia crushing win over Bangladesh

Chasing 86 for victory on a deteriorating Chittagong pitch, the visitors lost their top three batsmen before completing a seven-wicket win in the final session of the fourth day.

Pakistan record first ODI win in Australia in 12 years

Pakistan record first ODI win in Australia in 12 years

Pakistan beat Australia by six wickets in the second one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, their first ODI win on Australian soil for 12 years.

Whitewash as Sri Lanka win third Test against Australia

Whitewash as Sri Lanka win third Test against Australia

Sri Lanka clinched their first series whitewash over a major cricketing nation on Wednesday as they won the third and final Test against Australia by 163 runs, with spinner Rangana Herath taking 7-64.

Burns, Smith hit tons to put Australia on top

Burns, Smith hit tons to put Australia on top

Century-makers Joe Burns and Steve Smith shredded the New Zealand attack to have Australia in charge of the second Test, before both fell in the dying stages of day two in Christchurch today.