Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke said nobody is surprised that more than three people knew about the Sandpaper Gate and that the bowlers had to know about the ball tampering.

The former Australian skipper’s remarks came as Cricket Australia (CA) on Saturday said it is open to re-investigate the Sandpaper Gate fiasco if there is anyone who has more knowledge about the matter.

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This announcement from CA came after opening batsman Cameron Bancroft hinted that there had to be wider knowledge about ball-tampering during the ‘Sandpaper Gate’ incident in 2018 in the Cape Town Test between Australia and South Africa than just the trio of Steve Smith, David Warner and the opener himself.

Speaking on Sky Sports’ Big Sports Breakfast, Clarke said: “They’ve got to hold the ball to bowl with it. I can tell you now if you…

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