Magellan terminates sponsorship deal with Cricket Australia

Magellan terminates sponsorship deal with Cricket Australia

Tim Paine, who made his debut alongside Smith against Pakistan in 2010 but had a significantly less successful career since, will lead the side after being announced as Australia's 46th test captain by Sutherland on Tuesday. "Cape Town change room is a very small place!"

Smith said after the Test that the Australians' "leadership group" had been aware of the plan to alter the condition of the ball.

STEVE SMITH, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were all sent home from Australia's tour of South Africa after admitting to ball tampering.

"The disconnect from what Steve Smith's men deem as acceptable behaviour compared to what the majority of the public back home has become as wide as the Indian Ocean which separates them".

Both Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad came up with new captaincy announcements.

Darren Lehmann will remain as coach of Australia.

While addressing the media about the entire ball-tampering saga, Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland said, "In view of the broader reputational and integrity issues involved, the sanctions that will be contemplated are significant". The head coach took over just before the 2013 Ashes series with a reputation as a laid-back bloke whose everyday approach helped his players to relax in the tense world of professional sport.

The incident has also triggered an International Cricket Council (ICC) review of the players' code of conduct to curb on-field misdemeanours.

Bancroft has been handed a 75 per cent fine and given three demerit points.

When asked what his proudest achievement was throughout his tenure as the head coach of the national team, Lehmann again fought back tears.

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Lehmann was spotted on a walkie-talkie just before the 12th man was sent onto the field to speak to Bancroft just before the now-infamous moment when the batsman was caught by cameras trying to hide a piece of yellow tape in his trousers.

Smith and Warner are in danger of being fired permanently from their positions and even expelled from the team.

Although the European Central Bank has given no outspoken guidance on how counties should respond, the official view is that Cricket Australia's stance should be supported and it would seem highly unlikely, in any case, that a No Objection Certificate would be issued.

Social media slammed him for his equivocation and Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, one of series of politicians up to and including the Prime Minister to have commented on the matter, showed no such reticence.

A team on the other side of the world had already taken action against Smith, indicating the far-reaching effect of his actions.

Michael Clarke, who Smith replaced as captain in 2015, was not impressed by the investigation's initial findings.

Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft was caught smearing dirt onto the ball in an attempt to force the ball to reverse swing during the third Test in Cape Town.

Warner, who Cricket Australia said was responsible for the "development" of the cheating plans, tweeted that his actions were a "stain on the game we all love". It is not a good day for Australian cricket.

"It's on my watch and I take responsibility for what happened last Saturday".

"But I think it's important that we do, over time, forgive as well".