Australia’s captain and deputyreceived one-year bans for ball tampering.
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Australia test captain Tim Paine pledged Thursday to embark on a new era of "respectful" cricket and rebuild public trust after the ball-tampering scandal that rocked the sport. The newly appointed leader said the fallout from the tampering episode was greater than players had anticipated and promised a different style of cricket in the future. The ball-tampering scandal during the third test in South Africa last month stunned the sport and sparked reviews into the culture within Australian cricket.Paine Thursday endorsed Langer but added there were many highly regarded candidates world wide.Former Australian Test captain Ricky Ponting, along with former pacemen Jason Gillespie, have also been touted as potential replacements for Lehmann.
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