Michael Clarke says Cricket Australia has treated David Warner as the scapegoat . Clarke said the Cricket Australia review of the controversy has been inconsistent .
Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has accused his country's cricket board of treating David Warner as the scapegoat in its tumultuous handling of his captaincy ban after the ball-tampering scandal.Warner is still living with the leadership ban four years after, while accomplice Steve Smith is tasked with leading Australia in the pending day-night Test against the West Indies, an outraged Warner withdrawn his petition for revocation of his lifetime leadership ban on Wednesday, citing the independent review panel's decision to force him to perform public lynching.Clarke said the Cricket Australia review of the controversy has been inconsistent.I think the other thing that will probably hurt a little bit more is that Steve Smith is going to play as the Test match's captain.In terms of his age, Davey has obviously missed out on a captaincy opportunity, according to me.I don't think that's the issue, it's the fact that it took so long to process this or get to where it's at.I find it to be extremely inconsistent.I find it hard to believe that it is okay for one to have a leadership role while not necessarily okay for the other.I think it would be a fair call if CA realized that all the guys involved in what happened in South Africa were not going to play a leadership role. We wont forgive Davey, but Clarke said he wasnt 100% in favour of any of the three being in a leadership position and that the controversy would continue until they retire.Listen to the latest music online only on JioSaavn.com.Starting from the dead, let's start here.Can't say anything about it?How does it go away. The strange thing about it is that so many bits and pieces of what went down are out there to shield so many people.The whole story needs to be made public from start to finish if they want to make it public.How do you move on as the season progresses?Unfortunately, a lot of players who were there at the time are now involved with this Australian team.