Cricket Ball Tampering
In australias third test match against south africa cameron bancroft was caught tampering with the ball.
Cricket ball tampering. Eight years after being first accused of ball tampering by the british media during a series against england pakistan fast bowler waqar younis became the first cricketer to be fined and suspended. Some of our biggest australian cricket players have now apologised after being caught breaking the rules during a test match in south africa. He was doing it for a very deliberate reason to create swing. He had previously been fined half his match fee for scuffing the ball on the zip of his trousers against pakistan.
In cricket ball tampering is an action in which a fielder illegally alters the condition of the ball mostly done to improve bowling conditionsunder law 41 subsection 3 of the laws of cricket the ball may be polished without the use of an artific. In the sport of cricket ball tampering is an action in which a fielder illegally alters the condition of the ball. And its all over this. Australias top two cricketers have been sidelined for at least a year after australian cricket was engulfed in scandal following cameron bancrofts attempt to tamper with the ball during the third test against south africa in cape town.
The primary motivation of ball tampering is to interfere with the aerodynamics of the ball to aid swing bowling. The 2018 australian ball tampering scandal also known as the sandpapergate scandal was a cricket scandal surrounding the mens australian national cricket teamin march 2018 during the third test match against south africa at newlands in cape town cameron bancroft was caught by television cameras trying to rough up one side of the ball with sandpaper to make it swing in flight. Du plessis was found guilty of ball tampering by the international cricket council.