Du Plessis hit with fine for ball tam­per­ing

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South Africa cap­tain Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of ball tam­per­ing. The in­ci­dent oc­curred in the sec­ond Test against Aus­tralia when TV cov­er­age showed Du Plessis lick his fin­ger to shine the ball while eat­ing a sweet. The ICC de­cided he had added an ar­ti­fi­cial sub­stance to the ball and fined him 100 per cent of his match fee. But he will be avail­able for the third Test start­ing to­mor­row.

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