Australia batsman David Warner to play club cricket during ball-tampering ban

"We're delighted to have him. He's one of the best players Australia has had since World War Two" Mike Whitney

David Warner will play Premier cricket in Sydney for Randwick Petersham cricket club as he tries to get his career back on track, according to a report on Cricbuzz. Bancroft was also involved in the ball tampering incident which resulted in him being banned for nine months.

The Australian trio including Captain Steve Smith, vice Captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft were banned from global cricket after they indulged in ball tampering. After some insistence, Warner has agreed to the proposal.

The Cricket Australia ban extended to state matches, with the three players at the centre of the controversy - Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft - only able to ply their trade in grade cricket during the suspensions.

Mike Whitney, the former Aussie pacer and president of Randwick Petersham Cricket club, confirmed the news of Warner's availability.

Recently, Cameron Bancroft was also given clearance to play club cricket for his home team Willeton in Perth.

"We're delighted to have him". But the trio was later cleared to play the grade cricket after which the club seems to have contacted the disgraced Australian batsman.

"He's been speaking to one of our club officials and he has committed to the first three or four rounds of the season". "He will be great in the changing rooms with younger players", the Club President excitedly said.

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