South African officials set to face music over ‘disgraceful’ taunt

Warner has written the names of his wife and children on the bandaging.

South Africa had not complained to the umpires, however, and match referee Jeff Crowe has told the Australian camp he has no problem with the bandage at all.

All-rounder Mitchell Marsh also scoffed at any suggestions of ball tampering.

“David’s had a lot of broken fingers. He doesn’t bowl. At the end of the day it’s just tape,” Marsh said.

“It’s just tape. He shines the ball and that’s it. There’s not much more to say really.”

Warner has broken the thumb on his left hand twice before, and the index finger once and his most recent problem was a bruised hand sustained when he was captaining Australia during the recent Twenty20 international tri-series involving New Zealand and England. The bandaging is there to…

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