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Australia ball-tampering: Michael Vaughan 'pretty sure' it took place during winter Ashes

Ex-England captain Michael Vaughan is "pretty sure" Australia were ball-tampering during their 4-0 winter Ashes series victory.
Australia opening batsman Cameron Bancroft admitted the offence during this week's Test loss to South Africa.
Captain Steve Smith, who knew about the plan in advance, has been banned for one Test and stood down as skipper of his Indian Premier League team.
However, he insisted it was "the first time this has happened".
Television footage on the third day of Australia's third Test against South Africa in Cape Town showed Bancroft take what he said was yellow tape out of his trouser pocket before rubbing the ball.
After the day's play, Smith admitted the team's "leadership group" had a plan, carried out by Bancroft, to tamper with the ball to "get an advantage".
Vaughan, who captained England to an Ashes series victory on home soil in 2005, told BBC Sport: "I cannot think that has been come up with over lunch in Cape Town.
"I look at the amount of tape some of the fielders have worn, particularly during the Ashes series at mid-on and mid-off. You don't have to name names, they know who they are.
"I am pretty sure it was going on throughout the Ashes series - but it was not the reason England lost 4-0. They still would have lost the series."


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