Proteas

Warner v De Kock: Cricketers chip in

2018-03-05 14:02
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Durban - Former international cricketers have offered their views on the off-field confrontation between David Warner and Quinton de Kock.

Australia won the first Test in Durban by 118 runs, but the story doing the rounds on Monday morning instead centred around a video that had surfaced overnight that showed Warner and De Kock in a heated changeroom exchange at tea on day four. 

Aussie captain Steve Smith said after the Test that De Kock had instigated the confrontation by getting "personal" with Warner, but a large number of cricket followers on social media believed that Warner had overreacted. 

Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith was one of those, responding to a tweet from Australian legend Adam Gilchrist, who had said that only a personal attack would have provoked such a response from Warner. 

Former Proteas spinner Paul Harris also got involved. 

The second Test between the sides gets underway in Port Elizabeth on Friday, and it remains to be seen whether any action will be taken against Warner or De Kock before then. 

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