Update on Steve Smith’s ban appeal

Updated on: Apr 4, 2018 12:17 pm IST

  • The former Australian skipper Steve Smith confirmed on Wednesday that he will not be appealing against Cricket Australia’s sanctions that suspends him from playing International as well as domestic cricket for a period of twelve months.


    The suspended skipper, who is also precluded to hold any leadership role for a further 12 months after his playing suspension elapses took to social media on Wednesday to express his opinion about a possible appeal against the ban.

    Smith is first of the trio banned in the aftermath of the ball tampering scandal during the Newlands Test, to have challenged the sanctions levied by the CA. The other two in Warner (12 months) and Bancroft (9 months) are yet to file their appeal for their respective ban.

    Earlier, Cricket Australia has confirmed hearings over the Level-3 charges or the sanctions issued to the trio-if needed- on Wednesday week.

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