Former England cricketer Alastair Cook has written in his autobiography that the Australian cricketer David Warner once told him that he “used substances attached to the strapping on his hand to accelerate the deterioration of the ball during a first-class match”. As per an interview published in The Guardian, Cook has mentioned this incident, which occurred during 2017-18 Ashes, in his new book “The Autobiography.
“David Warner, a couple of beers into his celebration, mentioned that he used substances attached to the strapping on his hand to accelerate the deterioration of the ball during a first-class match. I looked at Steve Smith who shot a glance that said: ‘Ooh, you shouldn’t have said that,” Cook wrote in his new autobiography.
Earlier, David Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft suffered suspension from international cricket after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa last year.
David Warner who is going through a rough patch in this Ashes series was at the receiving end of the trolls, sledges and abuses from the England cricket fans.
While everyone is getting ready for the fifth and final Test that begins on September 12th, Australia will be hoping that Warner bounces back.
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