Former England all-rounder participant Andrew Flintoff feels that Australia's Steve Smith had taken the blame for the 2018 ball tempering episode. Smith and vice-captain David Warner have been banned for a 12 months after this ball tempering episode in Cape Town. Apart from these two, opener Cameron Bancroft was banned for 9 months.
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Flintoff (Andrew Flintoff) advised TalkSport, "I can't consider that the entire group wasn't concerned. <! –
As a bowler, if somebody offers me a ball that will get tampered with, I’ll know. Smith did one factor, he took the blame of the entire group on himself. "
He stated, "Things like ball tempering have been going on for a long time and I think you take it to an extent. We were accused of putting something sweet on the ball. People apply sun cream on the ball and Do whatever they can. "
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He stated, "The sandpaper was wrong but it would be foolish to assume that not every player of the team was involved."