Sport Sister of de Kock calls out Warner
Cricket Australia says looking into Warner incident
Cricket Australia says it's looking into a heated off-field exchange between players on day four of the first Test against South Africa.CCTV footage from the players tunnel at Kingsmead showed Australia vice-captain David Warner and South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock involved in a fiery exchange as players climbed the stairwell to their dressing rooms during the tea break.
South Africa's Independent Media claim the Australian opener “led an hour long attack on the field” which led to the 'behind-the-scenes' dust-up. De Kock 's sister wasn't going to sit on the sidelines, personally calling out Warner on Twitter for his verbal outburst.
Reports claim the South African cricket side told local media that Warner called de Kock - or possibly his sister or mother - a "bush pig". Australia captain Steve Smith has rejected accusations Australia made personal comments about de Kock . "We were certainly very chirpy out on the field as well.
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The sledging war between David Warner and Quinton de Kock has reached the next level, with the South African batsman’s sister weighing into the saga via social media.
The Aussie opener has been slapped with a grade two contrary conduct charge which might see him rubbed out of the second Test, while de Kock was hit with a grade one charge for the altercation.
Warner had to be physically restrained by teammates, including Paine, at tea on day four of the first Test after raging at comments allegedly made about his wife by de Kock.
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De Kock and the South Africans will have to answer about what they said. But Warner's responsibility is to rise above the slurs, slights and insults. Heaven knows, Australia have dished out enough of them. © AAP Australian vice-captain David Warner confronts South Africa's Quinton de Kock at Kingsmead. His teammates knew it. Usman Khawaja foremost, then others, and finally Steve Smith, when he became aware, all worked to restrain Warner from what was shaping as a physical confrontation with de Kock.None was affecting piety; no one knew they were on camera.
According to reports in South Africa, Warner took pot shots at de Kock ’s family members and called the 25-year-old a “bush pig”. And now de Kock ’s sister , Dalean de Kock , has laid into the Australian opener on social media.
What did his sister say? However, it is still not clear that what was actually said in the middle and it is being reported that Warner sledged De Kock for almost an hour while on the field which pulled the trigger.
De Kock’s sister has come out swinging at the Australian opener personally calling him out on Twitter.
''Wtf! I'll hurt you,'' she wrote.
The South African team allege Warner referenced de Kock’s sister and mother during a heated exchange on the field.
Other reports allege that Warner called de Kock a ‘bush pig’.
South Africa’s Independent Media claims Warner “led an hour long attack on the field” as de Kock and opener Aiden Markram frustrated the Aussie.
But Australian wicketkeeper Tim Paine has criticised South Africa about the allegations levelled at Warner saying the accusations were “blatantly untue”.
Australia wrap up 118-run win over South Africa
Australia needed just 22 balls and 20 minutes of play on the fifth day at Kingsmead to secure a 118-run triumph over South Africa in the opener of their four-match series on Monday. The visitors required a single wicket to secure success after South Africa resumed on 293 for nine, chasing an improbable victory target of 417.Five runs were added by the home side before Quinton de Kock was hit on the back pad and trapped leg before wicket by Josh Hazlewood as he tried to launch the ball over the boundary.
According to reports in South Africa, Warner took pot shots at de Kock 's family members and called the And now de Kock 's sister , Dalean de Kock , has laid into the Australian opener on social media. "Quinny's fine. I don't think you'd get a reaction out of Quinton anyway, most of the time."
Smith didn't want to be drawn into the specifics of the heated conversation that took place between De Kock and Warner but said he didn't want to see such an incident taking place. Smith said they'd continue to be aggressive on the field because it brings the best out of them.
"As I went past de Kock he said what he said and luckily I suppose I was there in between," Australia's keeper declared in Port Elizabeth.
"When you are bringing people's families or wives into it it's unacceptable.
"He (Warner) was certainly extremely fired up and he had every right to be.
"I have never seen him react like he reacted ... he is not the sort of bloke who will whinge about being sledged."
Wtf ! I’ll hurt you— Dalean De Kock (@DayDekock)