Banned, but will play cricket in Australia

Banned, but will play cricket in Australia

David Warner is all set to make a comeback to competitive cricket in the Sydney Premier Cricket season where he will play for Randwick Petersham.

"We're delighted to have him".

The Australian trio including Captain Steve Smith, vice Captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft were banned from worldwide cricket after they indulged in ball tampering. However, they are still free to play Premier Cricket as well overseas domestic competitions, subject to Cricket Australia granting them a No Objection Certificate.

"He's been speaking to one of our club officials and he has committed to the first three or four rounds of the season".

After the clearance, a local club Randwick Petersham approached David Warner to play for them.

David Warner to mark his comeback with Sydney Premier Cricket
David Warner to play Premier cricket in Sydney

Australian vice-captain David Warner who is now banned from playing global and state cricket, is on the verge of reviving his cricket for a club. This will be his first appointment after the ball-tampering incident.

While former skipper Steve Smith was charged with knowledge of the plot, Warner was charged with developing it and instructing Cameron Bancroft to carry it out.

Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft, who is serving a nine-month ban for using a piece of sandpaper on the ball in the Cape Town test, was given special dispensation earlier this week to turn out for his club side Willetton in Western Australia.

Earlier part of the Eastern Suburb club, Warner moved to Randwick Petersham in 2013-14 but hasn't been able to represent the team owing to his Australia, as well as Indian Premier League commitments over the years. Smith's plans are not yet known.

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