Smith accepted full responsibility for ball-tampering and is banned for one year.
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Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann said Thursday he would quit after the final match of the scandal-tainted Test series in South Africa after the team's former captain Steve Smith broke down in tears and accepted complete responsibility for the ball-tampering incident.Within hours, Lehmann said he was standing down despite Cricket Australia saying he had had no knowledge of the plot to alter the condition of the ball in the third Test in Cape Town.Roughing up one side of the ball would have given Australian bowlers an advantage by producing more swing. Cricket Australia have banned Smith and vice-captain David Warner from all international and domestic cricket for a year while Bancroft was exiled for nine months.The International Cricket Council said it will review its punishment for ball-tampering in light of the Australia scandal, and warned the game is in danger unless decisive action is taken.
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