Analysis: Ball tampering is a legal, not a moral issue


For Faf du Plessis life goes on. Or it will, eventually. For now, Du Plessis and South Africa find themselves the eye of a storm in a teacup, after he pleaded guilty to ball tampering. His crime: an aggressive rubbing of a ball against the zipper of his pocket. He may have escaped with a light sentence but the incident once again opened the debate over tampering and punishment.

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