World Cup 2019: Did Australian bowler tamper the ball vs India? Fans raise questions

first_imgFans on social raised questions after Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa seemingly took something out of his pocket and rubbed it on the ball during a World Cup 2019 match against India at The Oval on Sunday.In a few videos which went viral on social media, Zampa could be seen taking something out of his pocket before bowling. In 2018, Steve Smith and David Warner were banned for a year after Cameron Bancroft was seen rubbing sandpaper on the ball during the Cape Town Test against South Africa.What the hell is this ??Adam zampa with sandpaper 2.0 ? #INDvAUS Shivam (@samwalker_0207) June 9, 2019Cameron Bancroft himself was banned for 9 months.Steve Smith and David Warner are playing for Australia in the World Cup – this is the first time they are playing international cricket since the ball-tampering scandal.Both Smith and Warner have been booed in England. On Sunday, Steve Smith was booed by a section of the crowd at The Oval following which Virat Kohli asked the crowd to stop.On Sunday, Shikhar Dhawan (117) and Virat Kohli (82) powered India to a record-breaking 352 for 5 off their 50 overs against Australia, who are the defending world champions.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli asks crowd to stop cheater chants directed at Steve SmithAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Cricket world reacts after David Warner’s lucky escapelast_img