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Australia batsman’s ban for ball-tampering elapses in late March

Last Updated: 12/01/19 9:16am

Steve Smith will miss a period of cricket after undergoing elbow surgery

Steve Smith will miss a period of cricket after undergoing elbow surgery

Steve Smith will miss a period of cricket after undergoing elbow surgery

Former Australia captain Steve Smith will serve out the rest of his ball-tampering ban recovering from elbow surgery.

Smith, whose suspension from state and international cricket in Australia elapses on March 28, will go under the knife on Tuesday and be in a brace for six weeks with a period of recuperation to follow

The 29-year-old had to cut short his Bangladesh Premier League stint with Comilla Victorians, having scored 16 and nought in his first two games.

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Former Australia captain Steve Smith is hoping to return to international cricket in time for the 2019 World Cup, but is braced for a hostile reception

Former Australia captain Steve Smith is hoping to return to international cricket in time for the 2019 World Cup, but is braced for a hostile reception

Smith and David Warner – whose ban also ends on March 28 – received year-long suspensions for the roles they played in the plot to alter the condition of the ball in Cape Town last March, with opening batsman Cameron Bancroft slapped with a nine-month punishment.

Smith and Warner have played Sydney grade cricket during their bans, as well as appeared in the Global T20 Canada and Caribbean Premier League.

The duo are expected to return to the Australia team for the World Cup and Ashes in England this summer.

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