Steve Smith checks his phone as he is spotted walking through the Cullinan Hotel in Cape Town.
He said the news beggared belief with the players role models for millions around the country.
He said I'm having that. .
Smith's English-born mother, Gillian, also declined to comment.'But equally, if he has to pay a penalty for his leadership in going down this path I'd be just as comfortable.' He added: It's hard to explain your emotions when it comes to seeing the Australian team doing something like this - you just.'This was premeditated and calculated at the break and those guys are in charge of Cameron Bancroft behaving the way he did he said on apps for meeting sex partners SEN Radio.Cricket Australia made the announcement ahead of the fourth day's play at the third Test in Cape Town on Sunday.We can't comment.'.It's a very sad day for Australian cricket.Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane was named as Smith's successor.Discussing the possibility of Smith being sacked, he wrote in his Fox Sports Australia column: 'If the ICC and the Australian board decides that Steve Smith is free to play in the fourth Test, I would be comfortable with that.Again, I just want to repeat two things - one is we are extremely disappointed and shocked at what we woke up to this morning and, secondly, we are dealing with this issue with the up most urgency and seriousness.
Iain Roy, CA's head of integrity, is making inquiries about what happened in the dressing room at lunch on Saturday and on the field later that afternoon.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the incident was wrong and called for decisive action from Cricket Australia.'As a leader, you can't ask somebody to do something you are not willing to do something you are not willing to do yourself.' Former England captain Michael Vaughan led chorus of condemnation and criticism from other ex-players.In a statement, the government body which funds sport in Australia, said it condemns cheating and expects Australian athletes to 'demonstrate unimpeachable integrity in representing our country'.The Australian captain has been banned for the fourth Test in Johannesburg on Friday by the ICC.Former captain Allan Border was among scores of outraged cricket legends.'This Test match needs to proceed, and in the interim we will continue to investigate this matter with the urgency that it demands.
I think I have no doubt in my mind Steve Smith will be sitting in his hotel room right now in tears.
James Sutherland, chief executive of Cricket Australia, said he was travelling to Johannesburg to meet with officials.
Turnbull was flooded with 'shock and bitter disappointment' upon hearing the Australian cricket team were caught ball tampering in South Africa with batsman Cameron Bancroft using dirt stuck to a piece of tape.