Smith Steps Down As Rajasthan Royals Captain
Let’s tell you that Steven Smith has been found guilty in the incident of ball-tampering and due to this Steve Smith has been removed as the captain of Rajasthan Royals. We have been in constant touch with the BCCI and taken their counsel. Ajinkya Rahane will replace him as the skipper in the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League 2018.
“The game is bigger than any individual and we hold this thought close to our heart.”- Manoj Badale , the co-owner of Rajasthan Royals
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) March 26, 2018
Rajiv Shukla Also Tweeted About Ball Tempering
Meanwhile, IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla has also tweeted with his official Twitter account regarding ball tempering. In which he has given his opinion related to the IPL 2018 regarding ball tempering made by Australia players. “On ball tampering issue, IPL will wait for the decision of ICC and will act accordingly”
Test series between South Africa and Australia was already going on in dispute and now a new controversy has happened in this Test series. When the South African and Australia match going on the Opener batsman Cameron Bancroft were found among Ball tempering in the third test match being played at Cape Town’s Newland Stadium.
Smith Accepted Tampered With The Ball
Let me tell you, the press conference itself Cameron Bancroft confessed to ball tempering. Cameron Bancroft, the main accused of ball tempering, had said, “I have tampered with the ball and because of this, the press conference wanted to answer it.”
The same Steven Smith had said about ball tempering, “The whole team knew about this episode. We are sorry for that. “