Australian skipper Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft admitted to charges of ball-tampering after the latter was caught changing the condition of the ball by using a foreign object during the third day of the third Test match at Newlands against South Africa on Saturday.
Both Smith and Bancroft admitted the charges after the end of the day’s play.
WATCH: Cameron Bancroft caught changing the condition of ball
As it can be seen in the video, there was a small, yellow object in Bancroft’s hands which he used to work on the ball, and he was also captured taking it from his pocket and placing it down his trousers.
Meanwhile, ICC has suspended Australia captain Steve Smith from one-match and fined 100 percent of his match fee for his part in the ball-tampering incident. Also, Bancroft has been fined 75 percent of his match fee and handed three demerit points.