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Cricket Australia blasted for ‘losing control’ of David Warner saga | Cricket News – Times of India

ADELAIDE: Australian Cricketers’ Association chief Todd Greenberg stated on Friday that David Warner was left with no alternative however to ditch his management ban enchantment, and that Cricket Australia had “lost control”.
Warner this week withdrew his bid to overturn a lifetime captaincy sanction imposed after the notorious ball-tampering scandal of 2018, livid that an impartial evaluate panel wished to make it public.
The batsman stated he was involved for the well-being of his household and the Australian crew ought to they should relive these traumatic occasions within the media glare.
Greenberg stated it ought to by no means have gotten up to now.
“The moment Cricket Australia outsourced the review, in my view, they lost control of that process,” he advised SEN sports activities radio.
“Why the panel decided the issue needed to be a public hearing after both CA and David agreed the matter be held privately is beyond me, and I think lacks a real level of common sense.
“The course of grew to become a great distance faraway from the one David agreed to take part in, that is why I do not assume David had a lot option to do what he did.”
Greenberg added that the ACA were “unbelievably pissed off”.
“Not only for David, for his teammates who I do know are actually irritated round this course of that was allowed to tug into the center of the Test summer time.”
Warner was cast as the key villain in the so-called ‘Sandpaper-gate’ scandal during a Cape Town Test, having conspired with then-skipper Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft to illegally alter the surface of the ball.
He was suspended from playing for a year and banned from any leadership role for life.
Adding fuel to the fire, Warner’s manager James Erskine on Thursday told the same broadcaster it was naive to think more people did not know what was going on.
He also claimed the players were given permission to ball-tamper by two unnamed “executives” some 16 months before the Cape Town incident.
“The fact will come out, let me let you know,” Erskine stated.



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