Having suffered a one-year ban as a result of ball tampering controversy, Steven Smith has now accomplished the Australian cricket ban as properly. In such a state of affairs, there’s a demand from the followers to make him the captain of Australia. In Test cricket, captain Tim Paine mentioned that Steve Smith will not be the one possibility to exchange him.
35-year-old Tim Paine mentioned, "We have some choices. There is Steve Smith, who has captained earlier than. There are some gamers who’re coming ahead. <! –
Such as Travis Head, Alex Carrie, Marnus Labushane and Pat Cummins. "
Test captain informed the media, "We want to bring depth in the team so that when my time is over, we have a lot of options." The ball tampering controversy got here to gentle through the Australian crew's tour of South Africa within the yr 2018. In this case, Cricket Australia imposed a one-year ban on Steve Smith and the then vice-captain David Warner, whereas batsman Cameron Bancroft was banned for 9 months.
Smith was sentenced to be disadvantaged of captaincy for one yr after his return. Smith's captaincy ban has ended on Sunday.