Adam Gilchrist has said Cricket Australia (CA) did not carry out a thorough investigation into the 2018 Sandpaper Gate because it did not go deeper into the problem of ball-tampering.
“There was an opportunity for CA if they were going to make such a strong statement they needed to do a more thorough investigation to work out where the root of the problem was,” Gilchrist said on SEN Radio.
“Anyone would be naive to think people were not aware of what was going on about ball maintenance. I don’t think Cricket Australia wanted to go there. They did not want to go any deeper than that superficial example of ball-tampering.”
Gilchrist’s comments come close on the heels of an interview in The Guardian, where Cameron Bancroft hinted that there was wider knowledge of the ball-tampering plan within…