David Warner, tearfully appolized for his role in ball tampering scandel at Capetown on 3rd day of 3rd Test match vs South Africa.
David Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft was found guilty in Ball tampering scandel and handed over one year ban to David Warner and Steve Smith and 9 month ban to Cameron Bancroft.
Steve Smith earlier appolized in a press conference for his role. You can watch it HERE.
And today David Warner in press conference appolized with a pre prepared statement. You can watch
Watch LIVE: David Warner speaks to the media in Sydney https://t.co/Psybip9QLZ
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Highlights of his press conference
“To my teammates and support staff, I apologise for my actions and I take full responsibility for my part in what happened on day three of the Newlands Test.
“To Cricket Australia, I apologise for my actions and the effect it has had on our game under your care and control. I want you to know that I fully support your review into the culture of the Australian cricket team.
“To South African players, administration and fans, I apologise unreservedly for my part in this and I am sorry. I brought the game into disrepute on your soil. South Africa is a fine cricketing nation and deserves better from its guests and deserves better from me.
“To all Australians, whether you’re a cricket fan or not, I apologise for my actions. I’m sorry for the impact those actions have had on our country’s reputation. I can honestly say I have only ever wanted to bring glory to my country by playing cricket. In striving to do so, I have made a decision which has had an opposite effect and it’s one that I’ll regret for as long as I’ll live.”
“There’s a tiny ray of hope that I may one day be given the privilege of playing for my country again but I’m resigned to the fact that that may never happen again,” the opening batsman said.
“In the coming weeks and months I’m going to look at how this happened and who I am as a man.
“I will seek out advice and expertise to help me make serious changes.”
When asked about whether it happened earlier or not?
He said, I am here to accept my responsibility for what happened on day 3 at Capetown.
When asked about whether other were involved or not?
On this, He said, I am here to accept my role and responsibility for what happened in Capetown.