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Sports News
Warner open to have discussions with CA to get lifetime captaincy ban overturned
 
Sydney, Aug 21 (PTI) David Warner on Sunday called upon Cricket Australia to "open their doors" and discuss overturning his lifetime leadership ban, saying he is looking forward to having an "honest conversation" with the board.

In the aftermath of the 2018 ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, former skipper Steve Smith was stripped of the captaincy and banned from leading Australia for two years, while Warner was handed a more severe punishment -- a lifelong leadership ban.

However, several former and current players, including Test skipper Pat Cummins, have called for Warner's life ban to end.

"That hasn't really been brought to the table," Warner was quoted saying by ESPNCricinfo.

"As I've said plenty of times off the record, it's upon the board to reach out to me and open their doors. Then I can sit down and have an honest conversation with them," he added.

Warner, Smith and batter Cameron Bancroft were banned from playing domestic or international cricket as punishment for their roles in the infamous ball-tampering scandal.

Warner and Smith had been banned for one year, while Bancroft was suspended for nine months.

The 35-year-old Warner will feature in the Big Bash League for the first time since 2013 after signing a two-year deal with the Sydney Thunder.

The captaincy spot is open at Sydney Thunder after their former skipper Usman Khawaja moved to Brisbane Heat.

However, Warner said he can be leader without having the title.

"I've got the experience, I'm a leader in the side anyway without having a title," he said.

"That's what I'm about, giving back, so if they (younger players) can pick my brains in any way, my phone is always there, they have my number, and they can see me when I'm at the practice facilities," he said.


Mumbai City FC win 4-0 as Bengaluru FC’s misery deepens
Australia thrash undermanned England in first ODI
Pollard announces IPL retirement, appointed as MI's batting coach
Sharath Kamal to receive Khel Ratna on November 30
England’s Sam Curran named ICC Player of the Tournament
Kerala Blasters beat FC Goa 3-1 in ISL
Pakistan ready for Kiwi challenge in semis after late surge
Kohli named ICC Player of the month
SL cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka arrested in Sydney for alleged sexual assault, faces 'stern' action
Suryakumar pips Rizwan to claim top spot in T20 rankings
India aim to weed out Shakib's statement by defeating Bangladesh
Pandya, Dhawan to lead in New Zealand; BCCI names three captains for four series
Killer Miller' shines as SA pull off exciting win over India
Rain ruins proceedings as contest between Australia & England called off
Ireland move into Super 12s,WI crash out of T20 WC
PCB condemns BCCI's decision, seeks urgent ACC meeting
Pat Cummins named Australia's ODI captain
Ballon d'Or 2022: Karim Benzema, Alexia Putellas clinch top honours
India go down 0-5 to Brazil
T20 WC: Scotland stun West Indies by 42-runs
KERALA NEWS
Top police official held in gang rape case
 Kozhikode: Police on Sunday arrested a Circle Inspector (station house officer) attached in Beypore  
Rain likely to occur many places in Kerala
Two killed as car plunged into well
Kerala CM greet Oommen Chandy on his 79th birthday
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Erdogan announces extension of grain deal by 120 days
 Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that the grain deal will be extended
Musk hints at new chief for Twitter
Modi interacts with Biden, Sunak and Macron on sidelines of G20 summit
PM Modi arrives in Bali for G20 Summit and bilateral meetings with key world leaders
NATIONAL NEWS
PM to deliver opening address at 'No Money for Terror' event
 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the inaugural address at the third 'No Money fo
Transparency, accountability are essence of governance in parliamentary democracy: Birla
Rahul says only Congress can protect Constitution which is under constant attack from BJP
Kharge accuses BJP of divide and rule
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