Ashes 2019: David Warner wins crowd by emptying pockets after they shout "he has sandpaper in his hands"

David Warner, Cameron Bancroft and Steven Smith were banned after they had been caught tampering with the ball last March with a sandpaper.
Ashes 2019: David Warner wins crowd by emptying pockets after they shout "he has sandpaper in his hands"Ashes 2019: David Warner wins crowd by emptying pockets after they shout "he has sandpaper in his hands"
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Australia opener David Warner won the hostile Edgbaston crowd during the first Ashes Test against England after he replied to their harsh chants in a hilarious manner. 

Playing his first Test after a one-year ban for ball-tampering with sandpaper in Cape Town last year, Warner, who was fielding in front of the Hollies Stand on Saturday, opened his palms to show that he was not carrying a sandpaper after the crowd had started shouting, "he's got sandpaper in his hands." 

Flashing a big smile, Warner acknowledged the crowd by emptying his pockets as well, which forced the crowd to give him a loud and heartfelt applause. 

Warner could only manage 2 and 8 in the Test match. 

Along with Warner, Steven Smith and Cameron Bancroft were also playing their first Test game after the ban last year. While Bancroft was the one carrying the sandpaper last year in his pocket, Smith and Warner were the masterminds. The trio have been booed constantly during the Ashes, with the English supporters carrying sandpapers with them to mock the Aussies. They even had posters that read "Aussies are cheats", and also wore masks of a crying Smith after he had confessed to his action.  

Warner and Smith had been booed harshly during the World Cup as well, with India's Virat Kohli winning over the crowd by asking the Indian fans to cheer Smith instead when India took on Australia in the edition.

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