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Australian opening batsman David Warner is facing a Cricket Australia (CA) disciplinary hearing for his vitriolic social media outburst at respected News Limited sportswriters Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
Warner, whose captaincy aspirations have taken a hit, had been reported for breaching the code of behaviour of the CA, which will be deciding a date for the hearing ahead of this week's departure of the Ashes squad, News.com.au reports.
According to the report, Warner is alleged to have breached rule six of CA's code of behaviour for his outburst, under which 'players and officials must not engage in behaviour unbecoming to a representative player or official that could (a) bring them or the game of cricket into disrepute or (b) be harmful to the interests of cricket'.
The report further said that the Test batsman had sent a seemingly remorseful text message to Conn, in which he claimed not to have meant to get personal but was 'annoyed' as a photo of him accompanied a story by Craddock on corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL), which was prompted by the arrest of three IPL players on allegations of spot-fixing.
Warner, who is playing for the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL, had launched a Twitter tirade in response to Craddock's article, and labelled him as a 'jealous pk' among other insults. ...
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