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Breaking News : Steve Smith, David Warner to miss IPL, confirms Shukla

by Jasvinder Singh Mar 28, 2018 • 15:39 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (CRICKETNMORE) -  Australian cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner will miss the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting from April 7 due to their involvement in the ball-tampering case with their national team, it was announced on Wednesday

"These two will not be part of this edition of the IPL," its chairman Rajeev Shukla said.

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The IPL's decision comes after reports emerged in the Australian media that Cricket Australia (CA) has decided to slap a 12-month ban on Smith and Warner and a nine-month ban on Cameron Bancroft.

Both Smith and Warner had stepped down from their captaincy of Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively.

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