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‘Can do what they want’: Morgan won’t do a Kohli if Aussie pair are booed

Fox Sports Australia – Smith and Warner have been booed, jeered, and abused by fans during the Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, in their first official international games since returning from 12-month bans imposed in the wake of a ball-tampering scandal.

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  • Smith and Warner have been booed, jeered, and abused by fans during the Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, in their first official international games since returning from 12-month bans imposed in the wake of a ball-tampering scandal.
  • Get your 14-day free trial and start streaming instantly >Morgan said he won’t be asking fans to leave Smith and Warner alone on Tuesday when England and Australia meet at Lord’s, the spiritual home of cricket.
  • Smith, Warner, and teammate Cameron Bancroft were caught in a ball-tampering plot in March last year during a test match against South Africa in Cape Town.
  • Public outrage prompted Cricket Australia to impose the harshest-ever sanctions for such a breach: Smith and Warner were suspended for 12 months from any first- class cricket, and barred from leadership positions.
  • He added he wasn’t thinking about what reception Smith and Warner might receive at Lord’s, or whether a bad reception for them might help England in the World Cup, and in the Ashes test series that follows.


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