Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Sacked Australia captain Steve Smith and David Warner have both been banned for a year for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, Cricket Australia (CA) reported on Wednesday. Cameron Bancroft, who was caught on camera scraping up the ball with improvised sandpaper, was banned for nine months following the scandal, which has insulted the fans, jarred the sponsors and prompted CA to send the trio home from South Africa. “David Warner won’t be considered for team leadership positions later on,” CA said in the announcement. The cricket body in its announcement said that Warner’s role in this event and an evident absence of contrition contributed towards the sanctions. Warner was considered responsible of artificially tampering the ball and afterward controlling a young player to do the plan. The announcement said that Warner was charged for not simply telling hoe to tamper the ball but at the same time was found blameworthy for the demonstration to how it should be done. In a series of charges on Warner, one of them was the camouflage of such a movement from match officials and neglecting to report it will fully. Then again, Steve Smith’s blame was similar, saying that in spite of knowing it completely, the captain didn’t find a way to keep the ball from getting altered. Further, he was additionally charged for coordinating Bancroft to hide the incriminating evidence, which for this situation was the yellow-coloured sandpaper tape, in his trousers instead of advising the authorities about it. Finally, Cricket Australia made it clear that notwithstanding the crime, Smith and Bancroft will be eligible for positions of authority later on however their comeback will depend upon current form, their stature in the group and in particular, the acknowledgement of fans and open.