I’m No Cheat, Says Faf du Plessis After Ball-Tampering Row

I'm No Cheat, Says Faf du Plessis After Ball-Tampering Row


South Africa captain Faf du Plessis insisted he wasn’t a lie and warned cricket authorities had non-stop a “can of worms” after he was found guilty of ball-tampering in argumentative circumstances.

Du Plessis was fined his whole compare price yesterday after being held on camera sucking a packet and rubbing spit into a round during final week’s second Test in Hobart.

“I still totally remonstrate with that (decision),” du Plessis told reporters in Adelaide. “I feel like I’ve finished zero wrong… it’s not like we was perplexing to lie or anything.

“For me (ball-tampering) is picking a ball, scratching a ball. Shining a ball, we consider all cricketers would say, is not in a same place,” du Plessis.

Cricket South Africa arch executive Haroon Lorgat pronounced he would lift a theme with a International Cricket Council after several heading total questioned a box opposite du Plessis.

“I only consider it’s non-stop adult a can of warms with what’s going to occur now going brazen with a game,” du Plessis said.

“Something like this indispensable to occur to emanate a bit some-more recognition around it.”

However, Du Plessis transient a anathema and is giveaway to lead a Proteas on Thursday in a third Test opposite Australia in Adelaide.

Crisis-torn Australia have done 6 changes in a bid to stop an rare array purify brush by South Africa in a day-night Test.

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