I’m not a criminal, life ban is harsh: David Warner

Australian cricket team’s batsman David Warner has said that he is not a criminal, a lifetime ban is a harsh thing. According to the Indian newspaper Hindustan Times, Cricket Australia (CA) has amended the rules of the Code of Conduct, after which the banned players can now appeal for reconsideration of their ban. In order for the ban to be reconsidered, the player must admit remorse for his mistake and improve his behavior.

life ban is harsh, David Warner

David Warner was banned for one year for ball-tampering during a Test match played by Cricket Australia in South Africa in 2018, while he was banned for life from captaining the Australian team. Along with David Warner, then-Australian captain Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft were also banned for ball-tampering. Commenting on Cricket Australia’s new law, David Warner said: “This has gone on for too long, it’s been horrible for me, my family, and everyone involved.”

“At the end of the day, I’m not a criminal, you have the right to appeal against the conviction,” Warner added. It’s a matter.’ This is an opportunity for me to speak up and say that I regret what I did, that I have returned to Australian cricket after serving my full time,” said the 36-year-old batsman.

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