Cardiff: England have found themselves at the centre of a tampering row after former captain Bob Willis accused them of scratching the ball.
The alleged incident took place during England's seven-wicket Champions Trophy one-day international defeat by Sri Lanka at The Oval on Thursday when Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar and his New Zealand on-field colleague Billy Bowden ordered one of the balls in use to be changed while the Lankans were batting.
"Let's not beat about the bush - Aleem Dar is on England's case," Willis told Saturday's edition of the Sun tabloid.
"He knows that one individual is scratching the ball for England - who I am not going to name - and that's why the ball was changed," insisted Willis, one of England's greatest fast bowlers....more
06:23 PM, Jun 15, 2013