new Delhi. Former Australian cricket staff captain Steve Smith is now free to guide his nationwide staff. The two-year ban on his captaincy got here to an finish on Sunday. After this, he’s once more eligible for the captaincy. They might be appointed captains of the staff from the time worldwide cricket begins, however it’s for Cricket Australia to resolve.
Cricket collection postponed on account of Corona
The ban on Smith's captaincy involves an finish at a time when cricket is being performed neither in Australia nor anyplace on the earth as a result of lethal corona virus spreading from China. <! –
Smith performed his final match towards New Zealand on the empty cricket floor in Sydney. This three-match collection was later canceled on account of coronavirus.
Will captaincy take over Tim Paine?
Tim Paine could also be in talks to take again the Test captaincy and get replaced with Smith once more, however it’s unclear what he desires. 35-year-old Penn's captaincy was praised by coach Justin Langer final yr and described him as 'improbable'.
Warner-Bencroft was banned
In 2018, Smith and his captaincy had been banned for 2 years by Cricket Australia for ball tampering. Smith had admitted that he had requested Cameron Bencroft to tamper with the ball throughout the third Test match towards South Africa at Cape Town. Smith and Bencroft in addition to David Warner had been additionally suspended from the vice-captain. At the identical time, Bancraft was banned for 9 months.