In the wake of #BallTamperingGate former Australian Cricket captain Steve Smith has stepped down as Rajasthan Royals captain.

Smith admitted to ICC that his team had planned to tamper with the ball during the third test in Newlands against South Africa.

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“Steve Smith believes given the current situation it is in the best interest of Rajasthan Royals that he steps down as Captain so that the team can get ready for the IPL Tournament without on going distractions” – the club said.