Sport Warner hits T20 half century in Canada

07:02  13 july  2018
07:02  13 july  2018 Source:

Smith, Warner no chance for BBL: McConnie

  Smith, Warner no chance for BBL: McConnie Cricket Australia insist there is no chance Steve Smith and David Warner's sanctions will be softened to allow them to play in the BBL.The disgraced ex-Australian captain and vice-captain are barred from playing in the BBL as part of their 12-month bans for their roles in the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal.

of the Newlands Test in March, Smith featured for the Toronto Nationals in the inaugural Global T 20 Canada curtain-raiser against the Vancouver Knights. "I even think back to the ODI games after the Ashes. I don't think I have ever hit the ball that bad in my life. I was making horrible decisions and just

In a corner of a foreign field, an hour from Toronto, Australia’s disgraced former captain takes to the crease once more.

David Warner in action for Winnipeg. © Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images David Warner in action for Winnipeg. David Warner has produced his first half-century since copping a 12-month ban from international cricket, scoring 55 to help extend Winnipeg's campaign at the Global T20 in Canada.

A captain's knock from Warner, coupled with an unbeaten 65 from fellow Australian Ben McDermott, piloted Winnipeg to a seven-wicket win over Edmonton in the elimination final.

Warner smacked four sixes, depositing one loose delivery from South African seamer Wayne Parnell over the temporary fence and into adjoining parklands on the outskirts of Toronto.

Warner makes Aust return in NT cricket

  Warner makes Aust return in NT cricket Suspended Australian batsman David Warner has returned to Australian competitive cricket, playing with fellow banned player Cameron Bancroft in the NT.It's four months since the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town resulted in Steve Smith and Warner being suspended for a year each and Cameron Bancroft banned for nine months.

After the Knights made 227-4, Smith then hit eight fours and one six during a 41-ball innings before being stumped off the bowling of compatriot Fawad Ahmed. Posted in: Australia ball-tampering scandal 2018. Global T 20 Canada .

The opening match of Global T 20 Canada between the notional teams of Vancouver and Smith’s Toronto was an entertaining, high scoring affair. Cricket: David Warner out for one in return – Newshub.

After a brief search from young fans and officials during the fifth over of the chase the ball was deemed lost.

Umpires looked set to replace the ball with a new shiny ball but Warner objected, shaking his finger and head while presumably asking for a customary like-for-like replacement.

An older ball was found after a delay as Winnipeg hauled in a target of 184 with one delivery to spare.

Warner's side next face Vancouver, with the winner advancing to Sunday's final.

Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft are barred from representing their country, state or any Big Bash League franchise as part of the suspensions Cricket Australia (CA) imposed in the wake of the Cape Town cheating scandal.

Warner and Smith both elected to play in the new T20 league in Toronto.

Australia's Cummins keen to reunite with Smith, Warner

  Australia's Cummins keen to reunite with Smith, Warner Australia paceman Pat Cummins is eager for banned duo Steve Smith and David Warner to rejoin the national side, saying it feels like they have already spent "five years in cricketing isolation".Smith and Warner were handed 12-month bans by Cricket Australia (CA) while batsman Cameron Bancroft received a nine-month suspension following a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March.

The 29-year-old eased his way back by scoring 61 off 41 balls for the Toronto Nationals in a six-wicket victory over the Vancouver Knights at King City.

Smith, who was almost caught on 27, hit one six and eight fours in compiling his 12th T 20 half - century . David Warner , the former Aussie vice-captain also embroiled in the scandal, is at the Canadian event as a member of the Winnipeg Hawks.

Bancroft recently returned to cricket in the NT Strike League in Darwin.

Warner started his comeback with scores of one, four, one, six and zero then regained some confidence with a knock of 42, also against Winnipeg.

Smith's stint with the Toronto Nationals is now over. He posted two half-centuries.

Smith and Warner have both agreed to play grade cricket this summer, for Sutherland and Randwick-Petersham respectively.

Influential industry figures are pushing for the terms of the bans to be softened, so Smith and Warner can play the second half of the Sheffield Shield season before a World Cup and Ashes series in England.

However, CA insists that simply isn't possible under the code of conduct.

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Warner gives boost to NT cricket in first Australian appearance since ban .
David Warner will play his first match in Australia since being banned for ball tampering in an unlikely locale this weekend.Northern Territory Cricket is using the exposure gained from having David Warner playing in its Twenty20 competition to strengthen its case for staging an international match featuring the Australian men's team.

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