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Australia captain Steve Smith, vice captain David Warner and Cameron Bancroft have been suspended and sent home from South Africa for their roles in a ball-tampering attempt during the third test match against South Africa last weekend.
Bancroft and Smith had already admitted to the premeditated cheating over the weekend following the test match against South Africa, which Australia lost.
On the very same day as England were losing against the Americans at football, the nation's cricket team was suffering its own unthinkable upset at Lord's; beaten by the West Indies in a test match for the first time ever, and comfortably so.
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sports : a game or series of games of cricket or rugby played by teams from different countries
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