IPL 2018 Banned Smith & Warner from the League after the one-year ban: Well, reports are coming that things aren’t going to be good for the Australian player Smith & Warner. As per the reports, until the ball-tampering controversy ends, these both players are going to be remaining ban for the IPL 2018. This isn’t a permanent ban, but BCCI on Wednesday cleared that these two players are going to be a ban until things been clear for them.
Also, the reports are coming that this decision was made by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators, in consultation with the BCCI Acting President CK Khanna, IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla, and BCCI Acting Hon. Secretary Amitabh Choudhary. Overall, this decision will affect both the Royals’ and Sunrisers’ camp because for them these two players were big stars and really needed batsman.
Overall, ICB has allowed the franchises to bring in replacements for the duo. “The BCCI hopes that the cricketers participating in the IPL hold the highest regard for the Spirit of Cricket and Code of Conduct for Players and Match Officials,” the release read further.
As you all may know that RR already picked Rahane as a captain and now sunrises will replace the captain. You all know that these both players were the captain of teams. Both Smith and Warner were on contracts of 12.5 crores INR the highest paid Australian players in the tournament. The fall-out from Smith’s astounding ball tampering confessions midway through Australia’s third Test against South Africa has snowballed rapidly.