Faf du Plessis: I didn't cheat, but ball too close to zip

2013-11-04 16:13

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Faf du Plessis says he’s not a cheat, but did rub a cricket ball “too close” to a zip on his trousers, leading to the South African batsman’s fine for ball tampering in the second test against Pakistan.

Du Plessis was fined half his match fee after being caught on TV working the ball over the pocket zip, a punishment criticised by Pakistan officials as too lenient.

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