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Zampa uses hand-warmers, says Finch after ball-tampering rumours

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Amid all the speculations regarding spinner tampering the ball on Sunday, came out in his support saying uses hand-warmers and have them in every game.

was playing against for their third match when was seen putting hands in his pocket and subsequently rubbing the ball.

"I haven't seen the photos, but I know that he has hand warmers in his pocket. He has them every single game he plays. I honestly haven't seen them (the images), so I can't comment too much on it. But I know for a fact that he has hand warmers every game," quoted Finch as saying.

Although umpires did not raise any concern regarding the incident, users started tweeting about the incident and questioned Zampa's action.

"Does @adamzampa used something on ball during his miserable spell #sandpaper," a user wrote.

Another user tweeted: "Did #AdamZampa temperd the ball? @ICC."

and are still facing the wrath of their involvement in the ball-tampering case which took place last year, following which they faced a one-year long ban.

Even after serving a year-long ban, Indian fans jeered the former Smith and shouted "Cheater! Cheater!."

However, Indian came in to back Smith as he insisted the fans to cheer Smith instead of booing him.

Australia faced a 36-run defeat against and will now face for their next game on June 12.

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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 10:47 IST