Sydney: David Warner has pleaded guilty and been fined $5,750 for breaching Cricket Australia's code of conduct after his expletive-laden 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 under Rule 6 of the code relating to "unbecoming behavior."
After the ruling, Warner said: "In hindsight, clearly I let my frustrations get the better of me and posted some inappropriate tweets."
The 26-year-old opening batsman said that while he disagreed with having his photo printed alongside a story written by one of the journalists, "I could have chosen my words better and I apologize for any offence that my language may have caused." Warner will travel to England with the Australian on the weekend....more
04:29 PM, May 22, 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 have breached a section of its Code of Behavior relating to "unbecoming behavior." Warner used Twitter on Friday night...
03:39 PM, May 20, 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 left-handed batsman criticised News Limited journalists Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn in an expletive-filled tirade, which grabbed headlines in Australia. The 26-year-old has been charged with breaking the code of behaviour which pertains to "unbecoming behaviour, regarding comments posted on...
12:57 PM, May 19, 2013