Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith resigns as controversies raised from all corners regarding ball-tampering scandal.Vice Captain David Warner also resigned.
The wicketkeeper Tim Pain will be the new Captain,according to reports.The Australian Cricket association has officially declared their REsignationa news.The ball was found being tampered in the match against South Africa. The Australian government has asked the Cricket Board to dismiss Smith from the captaincy as the incident made the country in an embarass .
Steve Smith and Warner resigned after the controversy erupted.Teammate Cameron Bancroft was caught using yellow sticky tape laden with dirt to alter the condition of the ball.The player openly admitted to the crime when the cameracaptured the whole scene ofball-tampering.When asked said Steve Smith simply said that "It's a strategy to win," and
The senior players in the team and coach were aware of the tampering,thus made thae situation more worse.