A frustrated David Warner said on Monday that he was ‘not a criminal’ and everyone should have the right to appeal as Cricket Australia paved the way for his lifetime leadership ban to be lifted.
The dynamic opener and former Test vice-captain was banned from any leadership role in Australia over his part in the Cape Town ball tampering affair in 2018.
Warner and former Australia captain Steve Smith directed batter Cameron Bancroft to tamper the ball using a piece of sandpaper during the third Test match of the series against South Africa.
David Warner was banned from captaining Australia in any format of the game for his role in the Sandpaper-gate scandal back in 2018
Bancroft and Smith were also banned, with the latter suspended from captaincy roles for two years. At the time,…