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Even Sachin was accused of ball tampering: Shane Warne backs Smith; updates

Steve Smith and David Warner may be staring at a loss of Rs 200 million each arising from bans on the ball-tampering scandal

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David Warner of Australia talks to the umpire on the fourth day of the third cricket test between South Africa and Australia at Newlands Stadium, in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday

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Steve Smith ball-tampering row: Australian cricketer Shane Warne believes that 12-months-ban is excessive punishment for tampering the ball. Some of the biggest players like Sachin Tendulkar and Mike Atherton have have been accused of the same charge, Warne mentions in his Facebook post. Warne also says the worldwide hysteria has resulted in harsh penalties.  

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar reacts after Shane Warne accused him of ball tampering. In a tweet, Tendulkar expresses that "the right decision has been taken."

The news comes after the Board of Control for Cricket

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First Published: Mar 28 2018 | 9:29 PM IST

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