Steven Smith
Steven Smith was delighted to return to action post the ball-tampering fiasco.

The former Australia captain, Steven Smith, was back to cricketing action in the Global T20 League. Smith, early in this year got banned by the ICC and Cricket Australia for his involvement in the ball tampering fiasco.

Smith delighted to return to cricket

The infamous incident unfolded in Cape Town a few months ago. Cameron Bancroft along with David Warner were also slapped with bans regarding this. caught. Smith accepted the fact they hatched a plan in the lunch interval to alter with the ball conditions.

Subsequently, Smith and David Warner were handed a one-year suspension from international and domestic cricket while Bancroft was given a nine-month suspension.

However, Smith is back on the field and was in action for the Toronto Nationals. It was the opening match of the Global T20 League in Canada. Smith batted fluently and scored 61 off 41 deliveries. His innings included eight fours and a six.

Steven Smith
Steven Smith in action in the Global T20 League.

Anton Devcich was quite brilliant, as the southpaw scored 92 off 44 deliveries and ensured his team reached the target of 228 in the final over.

Steven Smith seemed happy to be back on the cricket field. Sharing a picture from his innings on his Instagram handle, he wrote,

Great feeling to being back on the field, says Smith,

“It was great being back on the field yesterday and helping Toronto to a first-up win. Thanks, everyone for your support it’s really appreciated. Looking forward to the rest of the tournament.”

Meanwhile, David Warner will also in action in the tournament. Meanwhile coming back to the match, it was Vancouver Knights who posted a mammoth 227 on the board in their allotted 20 overs.

Evin Lewis struck a magnificent 96 off 55 deliveries which studded with five fours and ten sixes. The late impetus was provided by Andre Russell, as he smashed a 20-ball 54 which included three fours and six sixes.

Steven Smith
The former Australia captain Steven Smith was happy to keep the past behind.

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