TWITTER RANT

  • CA fines David Warner for conduct breach over Twitter rant May 22, 2013

    Sydney: David Warner has pleaded guilty and been fined $5,750 for breaching Cricket Australia's code of conduct after his expletiveladen outbursts against two journalists on Twitter. Cricket Australia issued a statement late on Wednesday saying its code of conduct commissioner, Gordon Lewis, imposed the maximum financial penalty for a first offense...
  • David Warner disciplinary hearing set for Wednesday May 20, 2013

    Melbourne: Test opener David Warner will have a Cricket Australia disciplinary hearing on Wednesday over comments he made on Twitter in often angry exchanges with two journalists. Cricket Australia said Warner, who is set to play for Australia in the Champions Trophy and Ashes Test series in England, was alleged to...
  • David Warner to face disciplinary hearing over Twitter rant May 19, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia opening batsman David Warner will face a disciplinary hearing for his Twitter outburst against two senior Australian cricket journalists, the country's cricket board said on Sunday. The flamboyant lefthanded batsman criticised News Limited journalists Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn in an expletivefilled tirade, which grabbed headlines in Australia. The 26yearold...
  • Cricket Australia in defensive mode against Warne criticism January 29, 2013

    Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has defended the organisation following a scathing attack aimed at them by spin great Shane Warne, who panned the board in a series of Twitter rants. Sutherland added that he was prepared to meet with Warne and discuss the 43yearold's criticism of CA's player...
  • Pietersen fined for Twitter attack on Knight May 24, 2012

    Nottingham: Kevin Pietersen was fined an "undisclosed sum" by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday following a Twitter attack on former England batsman Nick Knight. Last week, England batting star Pietersen took to Twitter to question the credentials of Knight, who averaged just 23.96 in 17 Tests...