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Ball-tampering At Lords Test? Watch England Cricketers 'Spiking' Cricket Ball During ENG Vs IND Match

Aug 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The purported act of balll-tampering was recorded in the 35th over of India's second innings of the second England vs India Test match at Lord's

Mark Taylor Feels, Resurfacing Of Ball-tampering Case Will Stop Steve Smith From Regaining Test Captaincy

May 24, 2021 PTI

Smith, who was sacked as skipper and suspended for a year for his role in the plot, has recently expressed his desire to lead Australia again.

Michael Vaughan Criticises Cricket Australia For 'Piecemeal Investigation' Of Ball-tampering Scandal

The scandal came back to the spotlight after Cameron Bancroft recently hinted that the Australian bowlers knew of the plan to use a sandpaper on the ball

Australia Ball-tampering: Aussie Bowlers' Clarification Doesn't Hold Water With Michael Clarke

May 19, 2021 PTI

The Australian bowlers in a joint statement published on Mitchell Starc's website had denied any wrongdoing and said it was 'time to move on'

Australia Ball-tampering: Aussie Bowlers Call For An End To 'Rumour Mongering And Innuendo'

Cameron Bancroft had appeared to imply Australia's bowlers may have known about the Newlands ball-tampering plot, which they strongly deny

18 May, 2021

Stuart Broad Wants David Warner To Write A Book On Australia's Ball-tampering Scandal Post Retirement


Broad also agreed with Cameron Bancroft that the knowledge of the illegal ploy was not limited to the three men who were suspended for their part in it.

18 May, 2021

Cameron Bancroft Backtracks Says, No New Information To Offer In Ball-tampering Scandal


Bancroft was caught on camera using sandpaper on the ball in the third Test against South Africa in 2018 for which he was handed 9-month ban

17 May, 2021

Australia Should Have Probed Ball-tampering Scandal Properly: Adam Gilchrist


The 2018 ball-tampering scandal in South Africa had led to a review of Australia's win-at-all-cost team culture

17 May, 2021

Cricket Australia's Integrity Unit Reaches Out To Cameron Bancroft After His Ball-tampering Revelations


Cameron Bancroft created a fresh storm in Australian cricket by suggesting that more bowlers were aware of the ball-tampering during their Test match against South Africa in 2018

17 May, 2021

No Surprises In Cameron Bancroft's Revelations On Australia Ball-tampering Scandal: Michael Clarke


The ball-tampering scandal in 2018 had led to a review of Australia's team culture and led to one-year bans on then captain Steve Smith, his deputy David Warner and a nine-month suspension for Cameron Bancroft

16 May, 2021

Sandpapergate: There Was A Lot Of People To Blame, Says Australia Bowling Coach David Sekar


David Sekar lamented that the 2018 ball-tampering scandal is going to be associated with Australian cricket forever and there is nothing one can do about it

15 May, 2021

Australia Ball-Tampering: Cameron Bancroft Says, 'Self-explanatory' That Bowlers Were Aware


The trio of Bancroft, Steve Smith and David Warner were banned for their roles in the ball tampering scandal.

30 March, 2021

Steve Smith Interested In Captaining Australia Again


Steve Smith served a one-year ban from playing and was disqualified from leading Australia for two years because of his role in the Sandpapergate

09 July, 2020

Ball Tampering Was Rampant During 1989 India-Pakistan Test Series, Claims Kiran More


While the officials had a word with captains Krishnamachari Srikkanth and Imran Khan about it, there wasn't too much of a difference because umpires were pretty much powerless

05 May, 2020

How To Avoid Saliva And Ball Tampering - Shane Warne Has Unique Solution


There is speculation that the use of saliva to shine the ball will be stopped to cut down the risk of the highly contagious

30 April, 2020

I Don't See Why You've To Change It: David Warner Joins Debate On Saliva To Shine Ball


There is speculation that the use of saliva to shine the ball will be stopped to cut down the risk of the highly contagious infection when international cricket restarts

28 April, 2020

Michael Holding Questions Suggestions Of Legalising Ball-tampering


Michael Holding believes there is 'no logic' behind the reported move as players will anyway be playing the game in a safe environment and use of saliva on the ball shouldn't be an issue

25 April, 2020

Legalising Ball Tampering: Saliva Is Must And Vaseline Is No Replacement, Feel Ashish Nehra And Harbhajan Singh


While discussions are at nascent stage, questions are already being asked about what external substances could be used if ball tampering becomes legal?

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In this file image, Punjab Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi addresses the foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial for those killed in Jallianwala Bagh massacre, at Anand...

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Congress supporters outside Governor's residence after Charanjit Singh Channi, was announced as the next CM of Punjab, in Chandigarh.

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Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being garlanded on his visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Ayodhya.


The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team at Mandapam have seized two tonnes of banned sea cucumber.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra