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Following the ball tampering scandal, formerly captain and vice-captain of Australia, have been banned for a period of 12 months by Cricket Australia for their roles in the pre-meditated plan to tamper the ball during the ongoing Test series.

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While an official statement is expected soon, Bancroft, who was the player to actually temper the ball has been sanctioned with a 9-month ban. All players will have the right to challenge their verdicts and also the duration of their penalties via a Cricket Australia code of conduct hearing with an independent commissioner, who can also choose whether the hearing is public or private.

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Meanwhile, Smith is expected to address the public upon his arrival home in Sydney.